Seymour

Richard Seymour again falls short of Pro Football Hall of Fame

Richard Seymour will have to wait at least one more year to achieve football immortality in Canton, Ohio.



a baseball player holding a bat: Richard Seymour, who spent eight of his 12 NFL seasons with the Patriots, was a seven-time Pro Bowler and a three-time All-Pro.


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Richard Seymour, who spent eight of his 12 NFL seasons with the Patriots, was a seven-time Pro Bowler and a three-time All-Pro.

For the third straight year, Seymour did not garner enough support to jump from Pro Football Hall of Fame finalist to enshrinee, failing to join the 2021 class headlined by Peyton Manning.

Joining Manning in the eight-person class are wide receiver and fellow first-time eligible Calvin Johnson, longtime Steelers guard Alan Faneca, safety John Lynch, Dallas wide receiver Drew Pearson, defensive back Charles Woodson, multi-time Super Bowl-winning coach Tom Flores, and writer/scout Bill Nunn.

New England’s first-round pick in 2001, Seymour played eight seasons as a Patriot — when he won three Super Bowls and earned three All-Pro nods — and a final four in Oakland. Seymour

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