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Top 20 NFL players list that are not in the hall of fame

Top 20 NFL players list that are not in the hall of fame

Top 20 NFL players list that are not in the hall of fame: The 2022 Pro Football Hall of Fame list is here but there is not a single member from this year’s class that was included in the first ballot. Cliff Branch who was eligible for 30 years before his family got a call for the Hall of Fame. 

Similarly, there are many players still waiting for their call to Canton. Many players who were deserving of are passed over because they were playing for the small market team. For many reasons, there are deserving players who still hope for earning a spot in football immortality. CBS Sports ranked the top 20 greatest NFL players who have not received Hall of Fame.

Top 20 NFL players list that are not in the hall of fame: The 2022 Pro Football Hall of Fame list is here but there is not a single member
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The list of 20 NFL players

#1 LB Zach Thomas 

Team: Dolphins (1996-07); Cowboys (2008) 

career Timeline: (1996-2008) 

#2 WR Torry Holt 

Team: Rams (1999-08); Jaguars (2009) 

career Timeline: (1999-2009)

#3 QB Ken Anderson 

Team: Bengals 

career Timeline: (1971-86) 

#4 WR Reggie Wayne 

Team:  Colts 

career Timeline: (2001-14) 

#5 WR Sterling Sharpe

Team: Packers 

career Timeline: (1988-94)

#6 RB Roger Craig

Team:  49ers (1983-90), Vikings (1992-93), Raiders (1991) 

career Timeline: (1983-93)

#7 CB Lester Hayes 

Team: Raiders 

career Timeline: (1977-86) 

#8 LB Randy Gradishar

Team: Broncos 

career Timeline: (1974-83) 

#9 CB Ken Riley 

Team: Bengals 

career Timeline: (1969-83) 

#10 LB Clay Matthews 

Team:  Browns (1978-93); Falcons (1994-96) 

career Timeline: (1978-96) 

#11 DE L.C. Greenwood 

Team: Steelers

career Timeline: (1969-81) 

#12 DT Steve McMichael 

Team: Patriots, Bears, Packers 

career Timeline: (1980-94)

#13 WR Hines Ward 

Team:  Steelers 

career Timeline: (1998-11)

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#14 OL Joe Jacoby 

Team: Washington 

career Timeline: (1981-93) 

#15 Steve Smith Sr. 

Team: Ravens (2014-16), Panthers (2001-13)

career Timeline: (2001-16)

#16 LB Patrick Willis 

Team: 49ers 

career Timeline: (2007-14)

#17 LB Tommy Nobis

Team:  Falcons 

career Timeline: (1966-76) 

#18 DE Jim Marshall 

Team: : Vikings (1961-79) , Browns (1960)

career Timeline: (1960-79)

#19 WR Otis Taylor 

Team: Chiefs

career Timeline: (1965-75) 

#20 WR Steve Tasker

Team: Oilers (1985-86), Bills (1986-97)

career Timeline: (1985-97)

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