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Old 02-24-2020, 09:42 AM   #1
 
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Sproles Says He Deserves to be in the HOF


Mighty interesting self-assessment...
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Old 02-24-2020, 10:00 AM   #2
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Today's voters don't care, but old school voters like a little humility in HOF candidates...

As much as I loved him as a Saint, and those incredible seasons of all-purpose yards he had, his elite production was limited to just a couple of seasons...

If I had a vote, it'd hurt, but I just couldn't give him a vote, despite the lowered bar for many inductees lately; Sproles had a HOF Heart, not a HOF career...

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Old 02-24-2020, 10:00 AM   #3
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Likely not. Michael Lewis is 3rd on single season APR and about 50 yds behind him. At first glance I said yes off that one stat but Lewis is right behind him and he will never smell the Hall of Fame.

Good career but his body of work over a long career is not that impressive. A good scatback with really one stellar season on an offensive juggernaunt team and less to do with pure skill.
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I don't see it.
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I'm sure that I know what his wife thinks!
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Re: Sproles Says He Deserves to be in the HOF

No way is he a HoFer but I’ve said that about a few that’s gotten in over the last few years so who know
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Re: Sproles Says He Deserves to be in the HOF

I'm voting yes. He played well before he come to the Saints, we got him just before he started to decline and Philly used him well after that, I think he squeezes in.
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Re: Sproles Says He Deserves to be in the HOF

May be tough to get into Canton, but Saints team HOF yes no problem.
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I'm voting yes. He played well before he come to the Saints, we got him just before he started to decline and Philly used him well after that, I think he squeezes in.

Well is not great. HOF is for greatness. Very good scatback. If the NFL didn't have rules on entering the NFL Michael Lewis would be in the HOF. He was that good. Better that Sproles. He was doing what Sproles was doing at the age of 30 and played well after that age.
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Old 02-26-2020, 08:57 AM   #10
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Re: Sproles Says He Deserves to be in the HOF

Well, he was prompted, didn’t get all ugly about it.

I still think no HOF though
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