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Rank'Em: 10 Cowboys With Legit HOF Arguments


It was a big week for the Dallas Cowboys in terms of adding members to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Safety Cliff Harris was long overdue to hear his name called as he waited over 40 years. Coach Jimmy Johnson had been close before but finally made it as well.

Both Johnson and Harris were beneficiaries of the NFL honoring its 100 years of football and adding a Centennial Class of 2020 that included 15 more inductions on top of the five modern-day players that will be announced in a couple of weeks.

But still, despite the well-deserved additions of Johnson and Harris, Cowboys fans were still upset by another snub that seemed to be a no-brainer.

The omission of Drew Pearson is still puzzling, considering the impact he had on the Cowboys in the 1970s, when they were establishing themselves as America's Team.

But Pearson isn't the only deserving Cowboys player that could be in Canton.
While getting to 10 might be a stretch for this list, we went ahead and picked two handfuls of eligible players that at least have a case to make it. Not on this list are players who still need to wait their five years, such as DeMarcus Ware and even Jason Witten, who is technically still an active player.

Also, this latest round of finalists included former Cowboys owner/founder Clint Murchison, whose best chance to make it might have passed with this most recent vote.

But here are 10 former Cowboys players who have a case of making it to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

After Drew Pearson's recent snub from the Hall of Fame voters, we picked 10 former Cowboys who at least should be in the discussion for a possible call to Canton.

William A. Boykins

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