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#1 BaumerJet

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 09:56 PM

The organization began a Facebook/Twitter campaign this afternoon to get Curtis into the hall earlier than projected.

http://curttocanton.com/

Pitch in to help the heart of the 1997-2007 New York Jets make his way to Canton.

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 10:06 PM

best player in JEts history


can't wait to see him get in!!
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Posted 25 January 2012 - 10:10 PM

Won't be this year
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Posted 25 January 2012 - 10:20 PM

i don't think he deserves first ballot, but def deserves..
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Posted 25 January 2012 - 10:25 PM

i don't think he deserves first ballot, but def deserves..

#4 all time? easily SHOULD be 1st ballot
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Posted 25 January 2012 - 10:41 PM

actually this is is second chance and he will definitely be an inductee at the HOF weekend this summer

Congratulations, Cumar -- you most certainly deserve it
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Posted 25 January 2012 - 11:24 PM

#4 all time? easily SHOULD be 1st ballot


compliler, to an extent. for sure


Staying healthy and eating carries is an admirable trait, but to me a first ballot guy has to have elite abilities beyond durability
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Posted 25 January 2012 - 11:30 PM

compliler, to an extent. for sure


Staying healthy and eating carries is an admirable trait, but to me a first ballot guy has to have elite abilities beyond durability


like Tomlinson?
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Posted 25 January 2012 - 11:33 PM

Definitely gonna support this. Probably my favorite all-time Jet. xD
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Posted 25 January 2012 - 11:56 PM

i don't think he deserves first ballot, but def deserves..


Then I guess it's a good thing he already missed out on first ballot last year, huh? Like I said last year, he should defniitely get in, but I t think it's certainly understandable if he doesn't get in right away due to some tough competition (like last year), but he sure as hell better get in before that tubby bastard Bettis.
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Posted 25 January 2012 - 11:57 PM

compliler, to an extent. for sure


Oh no..........







2,000,000th post here we come, if this doesn't happen first......

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 11:58 PM

Then I guess it's a good thing he already missed out on first ballot last year, huh? Like I said last year, he should defniitely get in, but I t think it's certainly understandable if he doesn't get in right away due to some tough competition (like last year), but he sure as hell better get in before that tubby bastard Bettis.


Unfortunately bettis may be ranked higher cause of the SB.. don't agree with it, but it weighs heavily in the minds of votes.. just like the folks who over rate sanchez for going to championship 2x ;)
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Posted 26 January 2012 - 12:00 AM

Unfortunately bettis may be ranked higher cause of the SB.. don't agree with it, but it weighs heavily in the minds of votes.. just like the folks who over rate sanchez for going to championship 2x ;)


It doesn't help Curtis's cause that he didn't exactly seize his opportunities the few times he did see postseason action.








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Posted 26 January 2012 - 12:07 AM

Unfortunately bettis may be ranked higher cause of the SB.. don't agree with it, but it weighs heavily in the minds of votes.. just like the folks who over rate sanchez for going to championship 2x ;)


I know, which is exactly why I said it, because without the Super Bowl it's not even a question. The fact that the guy was a backup on that team only makes it that much more ridiculous. My guess is they'll make it in the same year, which will probably be this year, unless there's a lot of top notch first-year eligibles (which is what happened last year), which I don't think there really are.
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Posted 26 January 2012 - 07:18 AM

Will have to wait 1 or 2 more years imo, still doesnt pass my eye test. He will eventually get it, i still think Freeman Mcneil was jets best rb
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Posted 26 January 2012 - 07:19 AM

Curtis makes it on this year. I read someplace, I thought, that Bettis didn't make the final cut for this years choices. I could be wrong about that but I thought I remember reading it someplace
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Posted 26 January 2012 - 07:21 AM

The difference is that Cumar is being considered for the HOF (and deserves to get in) and McNeil will never be considered or get in.
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Posted 26 January 2012 - 07:26 AM

compliler, to an extent. for sure


Staying healthy and eating carries is an admirable trait, but to me a first ballot guy has to have elite abilities beyond durability

He will get in based on stats. But this is the truth. Not gonna badmouth him, simply note he was rarely dominant.
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Posted 26 January 2012 - 08:14 AM

i don't think he deserves first ballot, but def deserves..


He won't be. He was on the ballot last year.
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Posted 26 January 2012 - 08:17 AM

Here is the list of finalists. I think Curtis is a shoe-in this year:

Jerome Bettis (RB) 1993-95 Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams, 1996-2005 Pittsburgh Steelers

Tim Brown (WR/KR) 1988-2003 Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders, 2004 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Jack Butler (CB) 1951-59 Pittsburgh Steelers

Cris Carter (WR) 1987-89 Philadelphia Eagles, 1990-2001 Minnesota Vikings, 2002 Miami Dolphins

Dermontti Dawson © 1988-2000 Pittsburgh Steelers

Edward DeBartolo, Jr. (Owner) 1977-2000 San Francisco 49ers

Chris Doleman (DE, LB) 1985-1993, 1999 Minnesota Vikings, 1994-95 Atlanta Falcons, 1996-98 San Francisco 49ers

Kevin Greene (DE, LB) 1985-1992 Los Angeles Rams, 1993-95 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1996, 1998-99 Carolina Panthers, 1997 San Francisco 49ers

Charles Haley (LB, DE) 1986-1991, 1999 San Francisco 49ers, 1992-96 Dallas Cowboys

Cortez Kennedy (DT) 1990-2000 Seattle Seahawks

Curtis Martin (RB) 1995-97 New England Patriots, 1998-2005 New York Jets

Bill Parcells (Coach) 1983-1990 New York Giants, 1993-96 New England Patriots, 1997-99 New York Jets, 2003-06 Dallas Cowboys

Andre Reed (WR) 1985-1999 Buffalo Bills, 2000 Washington Redskins

Willie Roaf (OT) 1993-2001 New Orleans Saints, 2002-05 Kansas City Chiefs

Will Shields (G) 1993-2006 Kansas City Chiefs

Dick Stanfel (G) 1952-55 Detroit Lions, 1956-58 Washington Redskins

Aeneas Williams (CB, S) 1991-2000 Phoenix/Arizona Cardinals, 2001-04 St. Louis Rams
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Posted 26 January 2012 - 08:23 AM

Be somewhat ironic if Parcells and Martin made it in the same year
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Posted 26 January 2012 - 08:31 AM

Cris Carter was probably the best player overall in that group. Last years class was loaded.
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Posted 26 January 2012 - 08:38 AM

Be somewhat ironic if Parcells and Martin made it in the same year


Why would that be ironic? They are very close. Curtis has said he wants Parcells to induct him. If they get in together it might be the first time an inductee also served as a fellow inductee's inductor.

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 08:45 AM

This would be my list

Cris Carter
Charles Haley
Curtis Martin
Bill Parcells
Willie Roaf
Edward DeBartolo
Stanfel or Butler (One of the old guys will get in)
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Posted 26 January 2012 - 09:29 AM

This would be my list

Cris Carter
Charles Haley
Curtis Martin
Bill Parcells
Willie Roaf
Edward DeBartolo
Stanfel or Butler (One of the old guys will get in)


How on earth could you have Roaf that low?

I give Martin's chances about 50/50 because of his career totals - which are really impressive - but he shouldn't get in this year, again. There were just greater and more dominant, game-changing football players who (appropriately) should be ahead of him.
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