Former Chief Willie Roaf A Finalist For The NFL Hall Of Fame


Roaf (#77) is the first of the Chiefs great offensive line from the Vermeil era to bu up for the Hall of Fame. Waters and Weigmann are still with the team.

Former Kansas City Chiefs left tackle Willie Roaf is a finalist for induction into the NFL Hall of Fame.

This is the first time Roaf has been up for induction.The final voting for this year’s class will take place on Saturday.

Roaf was possibly one of the best free agent pickups in Kansas City history. He played the first nine years of his career with the New Orleans Saints before signing with the Chiefs and finishing his career in Kansas City. Roaf made the Pro Bowl all four years with the Chiefs and eleven times in his thirteen-year career. Simply remarkable.

You probably most remember Roaf as a part of the dominate Chiefs offensive line of the Dick Vermiel era. Roaf played alongside Will Shielfs, John Welnourne, Brian Waters and Casey Weigmann on what many consider to be one of the best offensive lines in NFL history.

It is probably a long shot that Roaf gets in on his first year of eligibility though we are still pulling for him. Check out Jason Whitlock’s article about Roaf’s pending Hall of Fame snub. It is pretty good reading.

What do you think Addicts? Does Roaf deserve to be a first ballot Hall of Famer?

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