State Your Case
Bill Nunn was a sports writer whose eye for talent helped make the Pittsburgh Steelers the NFL's team of the decade in the 1970s
Bill Nunn was sports editor of America's most prominent African-American newspaper and picked the HBCU All-America team each year. The Pittsburgh Steelers read him, listened to him and then hired him.
State Your Case: John Niland blocked for a Dallas rushing attack that finished in the NFL's Top 5 in eight of his nine seasons. But the Hall of Fame has not heard his case
In John Niland's nine seasons in the Dallas blocking front, the Cowboys finished in the Top 5 in rushing eight times and won 73.8 percent of their games. But six Pro Bowls and a Super Bowl ring haven't been enough to get him into the Hall of Fame discussion.