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On Randy Moss and the Hall of Fame

I heard some people questioning yesterday whether or not Randy Moss is Hall of Fame worthy because he didn't finish his career with a Super Bowl ring. Well those people are crazy. You can think what you want about Randy Moss as a person, but as a football player there is no doubt that he belongs in Canton.

Moss was the focal point of two of the best offenses in the history of the NFL. The 1998 Vikings scored almost 35 points a game and went 15-1. They were a Gary Anderson missed field goal away from making the Super Bowl. Moss, as a rookie mind you, caught 69 passes for 1,313 yards at 17 TDs.

The 2007 New England Patriots scored almost 37 points per game and were 16-0. They would have won the Super Bowl if not for the crazy David Tyree catch. Moss caught 16 passes for 1,493 yards and 23 (!) TDs.

Moss was voted as an all-pro 4 times in his career and voted to 7 Pro Bowls. He holds the single-season record for receiving TDs with those 23 from 2007. He ranks 5th in receiving yards for his career and is tied for 2nd with Terrell Owens for receiving TDs. He also had 9 double-digit touchdown season and 10 1,000 yard seasons.

What else do you want? He was the most dominant player at his position for close to a decade. Teams had to account for him on every single play.

The voters may not like him, but that is no reason not to vote him into the Hall of Fame. Roddy White said it best today on Twitter:

If he don't get in on the first ballot than only football players should vote for the hall of fame cause than means u just hating on mossless than a minute ago via UberSocial for BlackBerry Favorite Retweet Reply