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2014 Finalists vs. HOF defensive back

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01/21/2014

John Lynch and Aeneas Williams are the only defensive back finalists up for election for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014. Lynch was a nine-time Pro Bowler who contributed 96 tackles (50 solo), three interceptions, and 12 passes during the Buccaneers’ 2002 championship season.

an integral part of the Buccaneers’ championship season - See more at: http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.aspx?PlayerId=323&tab=Bio#sthash.9l2blZ0h.dpuf

Williams, who is a finalist for the third time, shares the NFL’s record for longest fumble return in league history (104 yards) and had eight Pro Bowl nods. Here is how Lynch and Williams compare to Hall of Fame defensive backs.

  INTERCEPTIONS   HONORS
Player Yrs. No. Yds TD   All Pro Pro Bowls
JOHN LYNCH 15 26 204 0   3 9
AENEAS WILLIAMS 14 55 807 9   4 8
HOF DBs
Herb Adderley 12 48 1,046 7   5 5
Lem Barney 11 56 1,077 7   2 7
Mel Blount 14 57 736 2   4 5
Willie Brown 16 54 472 2   7 9
Jack Butler 9 52 827 4   3 4
Jack Christiansen 8 46 717 3   6 5
Darrell Green 20 54 621 6   4 7
Mike Haynes 14 46 688 2   5 9
Ken Houston 14 49 898 9   7 12
Jimmy Johnson 16 47 615 2   4 5
Paul Krause 16 81 1,185 3   4 8
Dick Lane 14 68 1,207 5   6 7
Yale Lary 11 50 787 2   5 9
Dick LeBeau 14 62 762 3   0 3
Ronnie Lott 14 63 730 5   8 10
Mel Renfro 14 52 626 3   5 10
Deion Sanders 14 53 1,331 9   9 8
Emmitt Thomas 13 58 937 5   2 5
Emlen Tunnell 14 79 1,282 4   6 9
Roger Wehrli 14 40 309 2   5 7
Larry Wilson 12 52 800 5   6 8
Willie Wood 12 48 699 2   6 8
Rod Woodson 17 71 1,483 12   6 11

 

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