The Best Outside Linebackers Not in the Pro Football Hall Of Fame

May 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Of the 19 linebackers who are currently inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, just nine played outside linebacker. That includes Ricky Jackson, who is part of the newly annointed 2010 Induction Class. When a player reaches the Seniors Committee part of the process, his chances grow slimmer. The committe is only allowed to nominate two players yearly at the most, and there have been several occasions that none of their selections were nominated. Most of the outside linebackers on this list are now in the seniors pool, still waiting on their proper respect. Players waiting in a talent pool where the Seniors Committee has to wade through over 150 candidates a year in hopes to reduce it to two each time. The numbers increase yearly for these voters. Here is a list of the very best outside linebackers still awaiting their call from Canton.Begin Slideshow

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