A day before Super Bowl LI was played, we found out that Kurt Warner will be inducted into the 2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class. Warner had one of the best success stories in league history. On Warner’s resume is three Super Bowl appearances which include one championship ring.
With that being said, I believe that if Warner is going to be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, then former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donavon McNabb deserves to be inducted as well. McNabb and Warner’s numbers are almost identical, but I believe McNabb was more consistent in regards to having his teams in contention for a Super Bowl Title on a regular basis.
McNabb has played in five NFC Championship Games compared to Warner’s three appearances. On top of that, McNabb was carrying teams that were less talented than those ball clubs that Kurt Warner played for.
Warner has played with greats such as Isaac Bruce, Marshall Faulk, Torrey Holt and Larry Fitzgerald, while McNabb only had star wide receiver Terrell Owens for only one solid year. I have nothing against Kurt Warner being enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
He has done some amazing things throughout his career both on and off the field, but if he is going to Canton with borderline numbers then so should Donavon McNabb. Warner’s statistics are nowhere near the likes of Dan Marino or Warren Moon. The case for inducting Donavon McNabb into the Hall of Fame is not even debatable.
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