After Tony Boselli, who will be the next Jacksonville Jaguars’ player to receive an invitation to Canton?
When will it happen? When will a Jacksonville Jaguars’ player make the Hall of Fame? Offensive tackle Tony Boselli just missed out on the call this year. The five-time Pro Bowler and three-time All-Pro player should be on the short list to see his bust in Canton, OH next year.
Boselli’s honor may be the easiest of all players who wore the teal and black. For Fred Taylor, the wait may be longer than it should be.
“Look at the numbers,” Brunell said when he appeared on Good Morning Football earlier this month. “Look at the impact he made while he was on the field. That speaks for itself right there. I think that’s a great argument. Look at the production on the field, the longevity. I think you could make a great argument.”
Taylor played 13 NFL seasons, 11 with the Jaguars, two with the New England Patriots. Taylor currently sits 17th all-time in rushing yards with 11,695. He made one Pro Bowl in his career. Taylor’s 66 rushing touchdowns place him 37th all-time (two behind Jacksonville’s other well-known running back, Maurice Jones-Drew). Taylor’s 4.6 career yards per carry sit tied for 27th all time.
Taylor was instrumental, along with Boselli and Brunell in the franchise’s early success as an expansion team. But when the greatest running backs who have ever played the game are mentioned, Taylor’s name is never discussed.
The question about Jaguars in the Hall of Fame has been talked about more “openly” since Boselli has gained more steam from the voting committee. There was also talk on Good…
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