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Vote Larry Brown As Most Deserving Hall Of Fame Running Back

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1,530 attempts. 5,875 yards. 35 rushing touchdowns.

238 receptions. 2,485 yards. 20 receiving touchdowns.

Four-time Pro Bowler. Two time First-Team All-Pro.

One NFL Most Valuable Player award.

That's the résumé of Redskins great running back Larry Brown.

Yet, for whatever reason, Brown — unlike the great playmakers before him and since — is yet to receive a bust in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.

But we challenge you, Redskins fans, to make your voice be heard about this injustice.

Click here to head on over to the Talk of Fame Sports Network website and pick Larry Brown in their most recent poll: "Who's the best RB not in the Hall of Fame?"

Brown has some stiff competition — guys like Alan "The Horse" Ameche, Roger Craig, Terrell Davis, Chuck Foreman and Edgerrin James.

But, even though we're certainly biased, we at the Redskins Blog feel Brown's all-around contributions to the game — at a time when having a versatile running back who could run and catch the ball just wasn't the norm — are the greatest among those listed.

Brown, who wore No. 43 for the burgundy and gold, was named the NFL's Most Valuable Player for the 1972-73 season, and appeared in four consecutive Pro Bows from 1969-1972.

He was also one of the centerpieces of the Redskins' 1972 squad that won the NFC championship and advanced to the Super Bowl under future Hall of Fame head coach George Allen.

So go ahead and vote for Brown — and tell your friends to do the same — and make your voice be heard.

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