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Darren Sharper Hall of Fame?

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by ivo610, Jul 8, 2011.

  1. ivo610

    ivo610 Cheesehead

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    Is Sharper a HOF worthy player? His career is coming to an end and he has the most interceptions among active players (63), so I figured its a conversation to have. He is also 6th all time tied with Ronnie Lott for career interceptions.

    I am not a Sharper fan, but wouldnt mind having another player in the hall who spent the majority of his career in GB.
     
  2. packerswin96

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    I think he is, not a first ballot HOF'er, but should still get in.
     
  3. VersusTheMoose

    VersusTheMoose Canadian Packer Fan

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    Doesn't pass the smell test for me, but who knows, he may get in at some point down the line.
     
  4. Darth Garfunkel

    Darth Garfunkel Cheesehead

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    He is the hardest hitting safety in the league
     
  5. KilrB

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    He'll get in...... Right after Javon Walker!
     
  6. PackersRS

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    He's a stat only player. He gave up more plays than he made.

    But he has the 2009 season where they won it all and he played well the first part of the year...
     
  7. Poppa San

    Poppa San SB I trophy First of four Staff Member Moderator

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    To slot him with other players, he is a little longer shot than Charles Woodson but has a better chance than Driver.
     
  8. OldSchoolFan

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    He couldn't even tackle "Greg Jemmings", and "Jemmings" had a " broken leggggg"

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  9. Crazy Packers Fan

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    My lasting memory of Darren Sharper would be a 2003? Sunday night game against the Vikings, when he made an interception to win the game, but then ran around the field instead of going down and caused me lots of heartburn while worrying he would fumble. (Shields did something similar in the NFC Championship Game.)

    6th most interceptions is really good, but unless they start letting in more than 7 each year, he'll have to wait a long time. Jerome Bettis and Curtis Martin couldn't get in this year, and they were in the top 6 of rushing yards. There are a lot of guys on the waiting list, and it's simply too difficult to get in unless you're a true superstar.
     
  10. LBC Pack

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    Not if I have a vote. To many missed tackles for my taste..see Marshawn Lynch TD run in playoffs last year, pathetic. It was missed tackles like those that punched his ticket out of GB.
     
  11. Texpackerfan

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    I'd say it's a long shot. Not a lot of safeties get into the HOF unless they are truly dominant and memorable to the average fan such as Polamalo. Even the great LeRoy Butler probably won't make the HOF and he has a ring. I think people will think of Sharper as more opportunistic than talented (not necessarily my opinion by sports writers).
     
  12. ivo610

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    Good point.

    And with Reed and Troy bothing being locks it doesnt help Darrens case
     

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