Leonard Shapiro today urged voters to enshrine Paul Tagliabue next February, not forgetting of course to mention Art Monk:
March 23, 2006
Tagliabue Deserves a Quick Trip to Canton
Memo to my fellow members on the Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee:
If we fail to vote NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue into the Hall next February, we should be even more embarrassed than ever before, including the incomprehensible failure once again to get former Washington Redskins receiver Art Monk in the front door in Canton and the mean-spirited snub also accorded to Art Modell, one of the great behind-the-scenes league architects in the Pete Rozelle-era and beyond.