Steve Smith Sr.

The 'other' Steve Smith was nominated for the Hall of Fame, and it's probably a mistake

The 'other' Steve Smith was nominated for the Hall of Fame, and it's probably a mistake

Steve Smith Sr. retired in January after a 16-year NFL career in which he made 1,031 catches for 14,731 yards and 81 touchdowns, all top-12 marks in league history. He and Tim Brown are the only players to eclipse 13,000 receiving yards and 4,000 return yards in their careers.

In other words, he has Pro Football Hall of Fame credentials. He just doesn’t have Pro Football Hall of Fame eligibility — not yet.

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