Canton Conundrum: Best Special Teams Players Not in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Dean HyblAnalyst IAugust 6, 2009

Canton Conundrum: Best Special Teams Players Not in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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    Washington Redskins runningback Brian Mitchell scores his team's second touchdown between Arizona Cardinals safety Aeneas Williams (35) and linebacker Tony McComb during the second quarter at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona, November 8, 1998. (Photo M

Best of the Rest

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10. Dave Meggett—New York Giants/New England Patriots/New York Jets—1989-1998

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    27 Jan 1991:  Running back Dave Meggett of the New York Giants moves the ball during Super Bowl XXV against the Buffalo Bills at Tampa Stadium in Tampa, Florida.  The Giants won the game, 20-19. Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart  /Allsport

9. Norm Johnson—Seattle Seahawks/Atlanta Falcons/Pittsburgh Steelers/Philadelphia Eagles—1982-1999

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    10 Dec 1995: Kicker Norm Johnson #9 of the Pittsburgh Steelers watches the flight of a field goal attempt during the Steelers 29-10 victory over the Oakland Raiders at the Oakland Alameda Coliseum in Oakland, California.

8. Mel J. Gray—New Orleans Saints/Detroit Lions/ Houston Oilers/Philadelphia Eagles—1986-1997

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    SAN FRANCISCO - OCTOBER 10:  Running Back Mel Gray #23 of Detroit Lions runs for yards against the San Francisco 49ers during a game at Candlestick Park on October 10, 1991 in San Francisco 49ers.  The 49ers won 35-3.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Image

7. Gino Cappelletti—New England Patriots—1960-1970

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6. Reggie Roby—Miami/Washington/Tampa Bay/Houston/San Francisco—1983-1998

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    WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 6:  Kicker Reggie Roby #1 of the Washington Redskins punts the ball during a game against San Francisco 49ers at RFK Memorial Stadium on November 6, 1994 in Washington, DC.  The 49ers won 37-22.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

5. Billy White Shoes Johnson—Houston Oilers/Atlanta Falcons/Washington Redskins—1974-1988

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    ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 16:  Wide receiver Billy Johnson #81 of the Atlanta Falcons runs on a play during a game against the Los Angeles Rams at Anaheim Stadium on October 16, 1983 in Anaheim, California.  The Rams won 27-21.  (Photo by George Rose/Getty Im

4. Nick Lowery—New England Patriots/Kansas City Chiefs/New York Jets—1978-1996

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    8 Oct 1995:  Place kicker Nick Lowery of the New York Jets focuses on the football as the prepares to attempt a field goal during the Jets 29-10 loss to the Buffalo Bills at Rich Stadium in Orchard Park, New York.  Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart  /Allspor

3. Steve Tasker—Houston Oilers/Buffalo Bills—1985-1997

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    17 Nov 1996:  Wide receiver Steve Tasker of the Buffalo Bills runs down the field during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Rich Stadium in Orchard Park, New York.  The Bills won the game 31-17. Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart  /Allsport

2. Ray Guy—Oakland Raiders—1973-1986

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1. Brian Mitchell—Washington Redskins/Philadelphia Eagles/ New York Giants—1990-2003

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    4 Oct 1998:  Brian Mitchell #30 of the Washington Redskins in action during the game against the Dallas Cowboys at the Jack Kent Cooke Stadium in Washington, D.C.. The Cowboys defeated the Redskins 31-10. Mandatory Credit: Scott Halleran  /Allsport

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