When the contributors’ committee met last week to select a candidate to be voted on at the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame selection meeting next February, they were looking at a strong field.
It included Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, former general managers Bobby Beathard and George Young and scouting pioneer Gil Brandt of the Dallas Cowboys.
They could have easily just picked a name out of a hat.
Since there aren’t a lot of other slam-dunk contributor candidates at the moment, all four figure to be selected in the next three years.
There will be two nominated in 2019, then one a year after that.
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Thanks to the invention of the DVR, I rarely watch commercials. I just zip through them until the program starts again.
But when I was watching a show the other night, I could see several athletes were featured, so I stopped to watch it.
It’s been out for a couple of weeks so you’ve probably seen it, but it opens with Michael Jordan saying, “ You want to know the secret of victory? Fail to make the varsity team.’’
Then it goes to J.J. Watt saying, “Start your career as a walk-on.’’
A couple more athletes appear and then Jordan returns and says, “Really want to know the secret of victory?’’ Then it shows Matt Ryan walking on the field after blowing the biggest Super Bowl lead in history and he says, “Defeat.’’
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