The Art Monk Hall of Fame Campaign

February 28, 2006

John McClain

Filed under: Voter Articles — DjTj @ 1:41 am

John McClain writes for the Houston Chronicle and is a long-time voter on the Hall of Fame committee.  He is often quoted by other Hall of Fame voters, so he must command some respect in the room.  He indicated in an e-mail that he supports Art Monk for the Hall.

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Houston Chronicle
February 4, 2006
By ripping up racial stereotypes and opposing defenses, Warren Moon has positioned himself for a spot in Canton
John McClain

A LOOK AT THE HALL CONTENDERS

There are 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame:

Locks

QB TROY AIKMAN

Three Super Bowls in four seasons should guarantee enshrinement.

DE REGGIE WHITE

The greatest defensive lineman in history was a phenomenal pass rusher.

Long shots

G RUSS GRIMM

A terrific Hog who was one of Washington’s best offensive linemen ever.

DE CLAUDE HUMPHREY

An underrated and respected pass rusher who played on a lot of bad teams.

DE L.C. GREENWOOD

One of the best players on four Super Bowl winners can’t get over this hump.

On the bubble

QB WARREN MOON

Among the greatest passers in history but didn’t play in a Super Bowl.

RB THURMAN THOMAS

Eight consecutive 1,000-yard seasons and four Super Bowls.

WR MICHAEL IRVIN

The best receiver and team leader on three Cowboys Super Bowl winners.

OT RAYFIELD WRIGHT

Tom Landry called him the best offensive lineman in franchise history.

COACH JOHN MADDEN

His .759 winning percentage is best for coaches with 100 victories.

WR ART MONK

Three-time Super Bowl winner retired as leading receiver in Redskins history.

LB HARRY CARSON

The second-best defensive player on a two-time Super Bowl champion.

T/G BOB KUECHENBERG

A versatile offensive lineman who excelled for two Super Bowl teams.

OT GARY ZIMMERMAN

Earned recognition on two All-Decade teams and two Super Bowl rings.

OLB DERRICK THOMAS

One of NFL’s most explosive and feared pass rushers.

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