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Oakland Raiders legendary punter Ray Guy is probably the greatest at his position ever in the NFL. What really is surprising, however, is that he still isn’t even in the Hall of Fame yet.
The media and everyone has given special teams a bad name, most for the kickers and punters. Punters are not very favored by the NFL, as seeing a punt play isn’t exactly all that exciting, especially for your offense when they go three-and-out.
Guy, for his 14-year-career, has already accumulated over 45,000 punting yards. Plus, when do you ever see a punter get picked in the first round of the NFL Draft? That right there gives you even more credibility into going into the Hall of Fame.
Guy isn’t happy with how the punter position is portrayed and thinks that “stupid people” are the reason that the position isn’t considered Hall-of-Fame worthy yet.
“I watch them and in the back of my mind I know you’re wasting your time because we got some stupid people who don’t understand,” Guy told Yahoo! Sports. “Here’s a kid who’s got a dream of being a punter in the NFL, but you got people here who cut him down before they even get out of the chute. So what are you telling these kids? To forget about it?”
I think Guy will get in there someday, but the question is when? Guy hopes it’s soon, and he deserves it.
“I’m pretty much in every damn Hall of Fame except this one.”
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