Potential Future NFL Hall of Fame Prospects

Based on Current Resumės – Scale: Lock | High | Solid | Low | Zero

The Hall of Fame and its requirements are ever-evolving. Passing is much more prevalent in today’s game, while running backs are more versatile but less durable. This makes it quite difficult to compare stats to past eras. I have attempted to find the best active Hall of Fame resumė on every team in the league. Some were obvious, some were essentially impossible to find. Nevertheless, here is the best resumė on every team in the entire league. 

  • Broncos
    • Russell Wilson
      • Chance – High
        • The nine time Pro Bowler and Super Bowl Champion has done nothing but win his entire career. A gold jacket will be the icing on top of his illustrious cake.
  • Chargers
    • Khalil Mack
      • Chance – High
        • The DPOY award is what will ultimately be the deciding factor on Mack getting in. The six Pro Bowls and All-2010s team nod are the body of his Hall of Fame story.
  • Chiefs
    • Travis Kelce
      • Chance – Lock
        • Kelce has been the most consistently elite tight end since the Gonzalez-Gates era. Seven Pro Bowls, six straight 1,000 yard receiving seasons, and a ring will undoubtedly put Kelce in the Hall.
  • Raiders
    • Davante Adams
      • Chance – Solid
        • Life without Rodgers will likely be the deciding factor on whether or not Adams gets in, but five straight Pro Bowls certainly lays a good foundation for his case.
  • Bengals
    • La’el Collins
      • Chance – Low
        • Collins has had a solid handful of years in Dallas, but an above average career will likely be all he will have to his name when all is said and done.
  • Browns
    • Myles Garrett
      • Chance – Low
        • Garrett is on the fast track to Canton with the way his career has started. For now, though, his three Pro Bowls aren’t enough.
  • Ravens
    • Justin Tucker
      • Chance – Lock
        • One of the best kickers in the history of football, how Tucker only has five Pro Bowls to his name is beyond me. Luckily, his ring and spot on the All-2010s team will be enough to get him in.
  • Steelers
    • TJ Watt
      • Chance – Solid
        • Another fast track for Canton, Watt has a fairly compelling case even now. Four Pro Bowls in five seasons and a DPOY under his belt is a heck of a start.
  • Bills
    • Von Miller
      • Chance – Lock
        • If the eight Pro Bowls, DPOY, All-2010s team selection, and Super Bowl MVP wasn’t enough, the second ring will end whatever debate there may have been. Although, I couldn’t see anyone not having him in, even prior to last season. 
  • Dolphins
    • Tyreek Hill
      • Chance – Solid
        • Like Davante Adams, Tyreek’s deciding factor may be the rest of his career post all world quarterback. For now, his resumė includes six Pro Bowls, an All-2010s team nod, and a ring. That may already be enough. If not, it’s pretty close.
  • Jets
    • Joe Flacco
      • Chance – Zero
        • If not for a Super Bowl and a Super Bowl MVP, Flacco would have had a quite normal, albeit respectable, career. That being said, his Hall of Fame chances are pretty slim.
  • Patriots
    • Devin McCourty
      • Chance – Low
        • While the three Super Bowl wins has a very nice ring to it, the two Pro Bowls isn’t enough to get McCourty into the Hall.
  • Colts
    • Stephon Gillmore
      • Chance – Solid
        • Gilmore is one of the few active DPOY winners to not be a lock for Canton. He will likely do enough to get there when all is said and done, if he hasn’t already. Five Pro Bowls and a ring to go along with the DPOY is a mighty fine resumė.
  • Jaguars
    • Brandon Scherff
      • Chance – Low
        • While five Pro Bowls makes for an impressive career, I’m not sure it’s enough for a Hall of Fame nod. A few more accolades will certainly raise an argument, though.
  • Texans
    • Laremy Tunsil
      • Chance – Zero
        • Another impressive career to date, Tunsil will have to do a significant amount of work to make his case for Canton. For now, the two Pro Bowls isn’t enough to warrant a conversation.
  • Titans
    • Derrick Henry
      • Chance – Low
        • One of the more dominant players in the league the past couple years, Henry may just stiff arm his way into the Hall of Fame when the time comes. If not, though, he’s gonna need way more than two Pro Bowls and an OPOY award if he wants to have a chance.
  • 49ers
    • Trent Williams
      • Chance – High
        • Williams has been the most consistently dominant offensive lineman for the past decade. His nine straight Pro Bowls are almost certainly enough to get him in.
  • Cardinals
    • JJ Watt
      • Chance – Lock
        • One of three players to be named DPOY three times, Watt and his five Pro Bowls, plus an All-2010s team appearance, will easily get in. If not for injuries, he likely would have been a first ballot selection.
  • Rams
    • Aaron Donald
      • Chance – Lock
        • One of the other members of the 3x DPOY winners (Lawrence Taylor being the third), Donald will likely get the first ballot honors. Nine Pro Bowls, a Super Bowl, DROY, and a spot on the All-2010s team, combined with the three DPOYs, is one of the most impressive resumės you’ll see.
  • Seahawks
    • Jamal Adams
      • Chance – Low
        • Adams is a great all-around player in today’s game. He can do a little bit of everything at the safety position. However, his current accolades being just three Pro Bowls isn’t enough to get him into the Hall.
  • Bears
    • Robert Quinn
      • Chance – Low
        • A nice, long career for Quinn will certainly look good for Quinn. However, just three Pro Bowls won’t be enough to get the nod.
  • Lions
    • Jared Goff 
      • Chance – Zero
        • From number one pick to bridging the gap for the Lions at quarterback, Goff has been through a lot of ups and downs in his career. A Super Bowl appearance and two Pro Bowls won’t be enough for a trip to Canton, but he’s had a solid career.
  • Packers
    • Aaron Rodgers
      • Chance – Lock
        • Arguably the second most impressive resumė among active players, Rodgers’ spot in Canton is waiting for him already. The 4x MVP also has 10 Pro Bowls, a Super Bowl and Super Bowl MVP, an OPOY, and a spot on the All-2010s team. He is a first ballot lock.
  • Vikings
    • Patrick Peterson
      • Chance – High
        • Eight straight Pro Bowls and a spot on an all-decade team to start your career is something that very few people have done. Peterson has been a model of consistency at the cornerback position and will be rewarded with a gold jacket.
  • Commanders
    • Trai Turner
      • Chance – Low
        • Turner has been a consistent cog of whatever offensive line he has been on for the better part of a decade. Five Pro Bowls is nice, but not enough for a Hall of Fame bid.
  • Cowboys
    • Zack Martin
      • Chance – High
        • Speaking of consistency, the Cowboys haven’t had to worry about their right guard spot since they drafted Martin back in 2014. Seven Pro Bowls in eight seasons is about as good as you can get, and it’s certainly good enough to get Martin into the Hall.
  • Eagles
    • Jason Kelce 
      • Chance – High
        • I’m not sure how many brothers are in the Hall of Fame together, but as soon as the Kelce brothers are done playing, there will be another set added to the list. Five Pro Bowls and a Super Bowl ring is likely enough to get Jason in.
  • Giants
    •  Tyrod Taylor
      • Chance – Zero
        • The post-Eli Manning Giants have been void of Hall of Fame caliber players. Taylor has had a few above average seasons as a starter sprinkled in with his time as a backup and spot starter, but his single Pro Bowl is nowhere near even thinking about a Hall of Fame discussion.
  • Buccaneers
    • Tom Brady
      • Chance – Lock
        • While I shouldn’t have to make a case for Brady, I’ll go ahead and do it for the sake of continuity. The GOAT in nearly every statistical passing category there is, he has amassed 15 Pro Bowls, seven Super Bowls with five Super Bowl MVPs, three regular season MVPs, two OPOY awards, and was named to both the All-2000s and All-2010s team. End of discussion.
  • Falcons
    • Casey Hayward
      • Chance – Zero
        • Had I written this three months ago, the Falcons’ representative would have easily been Matt Ryan (and he has a decent case, for what it’s worth). However, I didn’t write this three months ago, so Hayward is the choice. He’ll have to do a significant amount of work to have a chance of getting in, so for now it’s a definite no.
  • Panthers
    • Christian McCaffrey
      • Chance – Zero
        • What looked to be a ridiculously promising career has been completely derailed by injury. McCaffrey was a back to back All-Pro selection before playing just 10 games the past two seasons because of injury. Barring a massive rejuvenation of his career, he will likely miss out on Canton. He certainly doesn’t have a chance currently. 
  • Saints
    • Cameron Jordan
      • Chance – High
        • Five straight Pro Bowls and seven in the last nine seasons is just about all that needs to be said about Jordan’s Hall of Fame chances. Add in a spot on the All-2010s team and he will likely find his way to Canton at some point.

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