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Saints News, 7/10/15: Ken Stabler Deserves Another Look from the Hall of Fame

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From PFT.com: Stabler never got elected to the Hall of Fame and didn’t even get very close: He was only a Hall of Fame finalist three times, and voted down on all of those occasions. And yet Stabler’s list of accomplishments suggests that his Hall of Fame case is strong. He was voted the Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player in 1974, and he easily could have won the award in 1976, when he led the league in passer rating, touchdown passes, yards per pass and completion percentage while also leading a league-high four fourth-quarter comebacks and five game-winning drives. He finished in the Top 10 in the NFL in passing yards and touchdowns every year from 1973 to 1979.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Ken Stabler deserves another look from the Hall of Fame <a href="http://t.co/1jm4u4nGnD">http://t.co/1jm4u4nGnD</a></p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/status/619484945803812865">July 10, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Gone. But not forgotten.&#10;&#10;Rest In Peace, Ken Stabler. <a href="http://t.co/EaKSyxDsZi">pic.twitter.com/EaKSyxDsZi</a></p>&mdash; NFL (@NFL) <a href="https://twitter.com/NFL/status/619476196506632192">July 10, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Ken Stabler Passes Away at 69 Years Old <a href="http://t.co/Tlc2dnv5Gx">http://t.co/Tlc2dnv5Gx</a> <a href="http://t.co/Um014we53L">pic.twitter.com/Um014we53L</a></p>&mdash; Canal St. Chronicles (@SaintsCSC) <a href="https://twitter.com/SaintsCSC/status/619318359482630144">July 10, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Happy Birthday <a href="https://twitter.com/camjordan94">@camjordan94</a>‼️ <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Saints?src=hash">#Saints</a> <a href="http://t.co/XSL2VrCgzL">pic.twitter.com/XSL2VrCgzL</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/619498056614961152">July 10, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Me in a nutshell <a href="http://t.co/HePTguoEpW">pic.twitter.com/HePTguoEpW</a></p>&mdash; Brandon Coleman (@B_Cole16) <a href="https://twitter.com/B_Cole16/status/619338068382748672">July 10, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">If you want to see how far we&#39;ve come as a society in 30-40 years, watch Card Sharks reruns on the Game Show Network.</p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/status/619493183488180225">July 10, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">RIP Ken &#39;The Snake&#39; Stabler. Epitomized counter culture badassery of 70&#39;s Oakland Raiders &amp; one of the prized football cards of my youth.</p>&mdash; Tom Morello (@tmorello) <a href="https://twitter.com/tmorello/status/619492695032119296">July 10, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The idea the NFL wouldn’t temporarily house a team in a 27,000-seat stadium in Los Angeles can’t be discounted <a href="http://t.co/uVBLCszzgN">http://t.co/uVBLCszzgN</a></p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/status/619445158308880384">July 10, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Part Brett Favre, part Kid Rock, Ken Stabler was the poster boy of the renegade Raiders. <a href="http://t.co/YQpwd1ALXM">http://t.co/YQpwd1ALXM</a> <a href="http://t.co/HYYfxWjUol">pic.twitter.com/HYYfxWjUol</a></p>&mdash; ESPN (@espn) <a href="https://twitter.com/espn/status/619329754253139969">July 10, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Ken Stabler&#39;s family announces donation of brain for CTE study <a href="http://t.co/KB24aFPub6">http://t.co/KB24aFPub6</a></p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/status/619307802591424512">July 10, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Prayers to the family of former Raiders and Saints QB Ken Stabler, who passed away Wednesday <a href="http://t.co/SM9hCRuiLE">http://t.co/SM9hCRuiLE</a> <a href="http://t.co/ii7myU8SPX">pic.twitter.com/ii7myU8SPX</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="https://twitter.com/Saints/status/619303061928968192">July 10, 2015</a></blockquote>

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