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10 Amazing NFL Players That Aren’t Hall Of Fame Bound Just Yet

Every year, many amazing athletes find their way into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. To be a member of this elite group is something many players strive for in their career. Yet, so many astonishing players have been surprisingly left out of this establishment. We take a look at 10 football stars who are still waiting for this true moment of glory.

1. Phil Simms

Quarterback Phil Simms led the New York Giants to two Super Bowl victories. While he now enjoys spending time breaking down the action on TV, he would probably feel a lot better doing it with a ring.

Scott Halleran

2. Jamal Lewis

As a Raven, Jamal Lewis won a Super Bowl ring and earned the title of NFL Offensive Player of the Year. In 2012, the franchise celebrated his efforts by sending him to the Baltimore Ravens Ring of Honor.

Al Bello

3. Alan Faneca

Guard Alan Faneca made his way to the Pro Bowl in nine straight seasons. In 2018, he was one of the semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Unfortunately, he was snubbed.

Pittsburgh Steelers

4. Edgerrin James

Running back Edgerrin James is one of the elite players to be included in the 10,000 Yards rushing club. He still holds several Colts records, including most career rushing yards and most career rushing touchdowns.

Matt Kryger

5. Isaac Bruce

Wide receiver Isaac Bruce was one of the Rams’ attractions as part of The Greatest Show on Turf. He’s ranked fifth in all-time career receiving yards.

George Rose

6. John Lynch

John Lynch has seen every aspect of the NFL. After retiring from the field in 2008, the nine-time Pro Bowler became a commentator for NFL on Fox. In 2017, he jumped ship for his new job as GM of the San Francisco 49ers.

Sean M. Haffey

7. Ty Law

Cornerback Ty Law earned three Super Bowl rings during his time with the New England Patriots. While he was released by the team in 2005 over a financial dispute, he was inducted into their hall of fame in 2014.

Jim Davis

8. Torry Holt

When Torry Holt retired in 2010, he left behind a string of records that won’t be broken anytime soon. The former Rams player was a semifinalist for the Hall of Fame on two occasions.

Al Messerschmidt

9. Simeon Rice

While he played for numerous teams, Simeon Rice brought a Super Bowl ring to the Buccaneers. Overall, he made it to three Pro Bowls and was named NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1996.

Matt Stroshane

10. Priest Holmes

Priest Holmes became one of the Kansas City Chiefs’ beloved players. He still holds the NFL record for most consecutive games with 50 or more rushing yards with 38.

Wesley Hitt