Good morning, Broncos Country!
To take a pause from the Russell Wilson euphoria, let’s talk about Randy Gradishar.
It’s been done ad nauseam in these parts, from even yours truly.
But this seems like as good as time as any to remind those in the NFL community how freaking good the Denver Broncos middle linebacker was.
And while people are prone to hyperbole, even that sells Gradishar short.
Nevertheless, Gradishar’s place in Canton, Ohio at the Pro Football Hall of Fame is undeniable. And the fact he’s still not there is a shame and a sham.
This is all that needs to be said when it comes to Gradishar and the Hall of Fame.
There have been 10 linebackers in NFL history who have 20+ career interceptions, 10+ fumble recoveries and 7+ Pro Bowl selections.
Of those 10, nine were inducted into the Hall of Fame within two years of eligibility.
The one who isn’t enshrined?
It’s time for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Selection Committee to right this wrong.
Get Gradishar in the Hall of Fame.
Now back to the Wilson euphoria.
I joined Klahr and Kompany on Saturday morning for my weekly Broncos Blast segment on ESPN 1600 AM. This week, we discuss the potential for the Nathaniel Hackett and Russell Wilson offense, and how realistic is a playoff berth?
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