The Art Monk Hall of Fame Campaign

January 10, 2007

2007 Finalists Announced

Filed under: News — DjTj @ 10:12 pm

Today, the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced the 17 finalists for induction in 2007.  This is the final step before the vote in February.

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http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/story.jsp?story_id=2285
Pro Football Hall of Fame
January 10, 2006
Class of 2007 to be selected from list of finalists
January 10, 2007

Fred Dean – Defensive End – 1975-1981 San Diego Chargers, 1981-1985 San Francisco 49ers
 Richard Dent – Defensive End – 1983-1993, 1995 Chicago Bears, 1994 San Francisco 49ers, 1996 Indianapolis Colts, 1997 Philadelphia Eagles
 Russ Grimm – Guard – 1981-1991 Washington Redskins
 Ray Guy – Punter – 1973-1986 Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders
 Gene Hickerson – Guard – 1958-1973 Cleveland Browns
 Michael Irvin – Wide Receiver – 1988-1999 Dallas Cowboys
 Bob Kuechenberg – Guard – 1970-1984 Miami Dolphins
 Bruce Matthews – Guard, Tackle, Center – 1983-2001 Houston Oilers/Tennessee Oilers/Titans
 Art Monk – Wide Receiver – 1980-1993 Washington Redskins, 1994 New York Jets, 1995 Philadelphia Eagles
 Andre Reed – Wide Receiver – 1985-1999 Buffalo Bills, 2000 Washington Redskins
 Charlie Sanders – Tight End – 1968-1977 Detroit Lions
 Paul Tagliabue – NFL Commissioner – 1989-2006
 Derrick Thomas – Linebacker – 1989-1999 Kansas City Chiefs
 Thurman Thomas – Running Back – 1988-1999 Buffalo Bills, 2000 Miami Dolphins
 Andre Tippett – Linebacker – 1982-1993 New England Patriots
 Roger Wehrli – Cornerback – 1969-1982 St. Louis Cardinals
 Gary Zimmerman – Tackle – 1986-1992 Minnesota Vikings, 1993-1997 Denver Broncos

January 3, 2007

Monk for the Hall Video

Filed under: News — DjTj @ 11:13 pm

Tom Kercheval put together this incredible highlight reel of Art Monk’s career.  It collects video evidence to specifically refute some of the arguments voters have made against Monk:

http://www.monk4thehall.com/

January 1, 2007

Is 2007 Art’s Year?

Filed under: News — DjTj @ 5:51 pm

Will 2007 be Art’s year?

One writer in Dalls thinks so:

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http://www.dfw.com/mld/dfw/sports/16357622.htm
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Dec 31, 2006
The ’07 Forecast is Fearless
By Gil LeBreton

February

In Super Bowl XLI, Ravens spoil Saints’ dream, win 23-20. Baltimore’s Ray Lewis named MVP. 

… Thurman Thomas, Gary Zimmerman, Derrick Thomas, Art Monk and Ralph Wilson named to Pro Football Hall of Fame.

… Michael Irvin again denied. Voters blame Irvin’s ridiculous tie collection.

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