Jerry Kramer Has to Wait Another Year to Get into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

August 24, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When I heard the news earlier this week that Jerry Kramer wasn't going to be nominated by the Senior Select Committee for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, I was disappointed. But I wasn't surprised. I'm not discouraged either. Not by a long shot.
The two senior nominees for 2014 are Claude Humphrey and Ray Guy. Guy has been a finalist for the Hall of Fame seven times now. Kramer knows how Guy feels, even more so.
You see, Kramer has been a finalist 10 times. No. 64 was a finalist in 1974, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1984, 1987 and 1997. Why Kramer has not been inducted into the Hall is quite perplexing.
Kramer was a five-time All-Pro and named to three Pro Bowls. He was also on the NFL All-Decade for the 1960s.
Jerry was also a member of the NFL's 50th anniversary team in 1969. Kramer is the only member of that team not in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Kramer was also on five Green Bay Packer teams which won NFL titles, including the first two Super Bowl...

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