No Parcells? Shame on Hall of Fame

INDIANAPOLIS -- When Bill Parcells came up for discussion Saturday during the Hall of Fame selection meeting, the 44-member committee spent nearly an hour debating the pros and cons of his candidacy, according to people in the room.

Parcells should've been a slam dunk, should've been sent to Canton on roller skates (to use one of his favorite expressions), but dissenters on the committee were bothered by his itinerant career path, one person said.

In other words, his job hopping; he was the head coach of four different teams.

That was a ridiculous reason to keep Parcells out of the Hall of Fame.

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