Undeserving Hall Of Famers Part 2

Posted: 18th December 2009 by Greg McKnight in NFL
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Paul Hornung of the Green Bay Packers

I know in the era of the great Green Bay Packers teams that won so many championships, people tend to automatically include the well known players in the Hall of Fame argument.á But after examining hornung's contributions to those teams, we have to wonder why every other member of the Packers from that eraùand half the running backs in the leagueùaren't in the HOF too.

Hornung was the poster boy for football in his day:á Everybody's All American, the face of Notre Dame football, and the overall No. 1 draft pick in 1957.á But Hornung not only never led the league in rushing (or many other statistical categories) but he only led his own team in rushing on one occasion.á He did lead the league in rushing TDs in 1960 (13) but traile ...

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