Is Buccaneers Cornerback Ronde Barber a Hall of Famer?

June 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As I search the blogosphere for any positive NFL news, a question keeps arising about one of our most beloved Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Ronde Barber.
The conversations surround whether or not he is a Hall of Famer.
When sportswriters talk about the Bucs future HOF players, Warren Sapp and Derrick Brooks' names almost always lead the discussion. Not once have I heard or read that about Barber.
Before I chime in with my take, let’s see what some of the sportswriters have to say about this.
Pat Kirwin, a former Tampa Bay Buccaneer area scout and now a CNNSI writer, believes that Barber will come up short on the balloting.
Kirwin states that Barber has made five Pro Bowls in his 13-year career, in which he has 37 interceptions, 104 passes defended, and 11 forced fumbles. Kirwin believes Barber has had a finer career.
But it might not be enough.
Kirwin, however, does not mention Barber’s 25 sacks, a huge tally for a cornerback.

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