Warren Sapp: Michael Strahan doesn't belong in Hall of Fame

Tuesday January 28th, 2014

Warren Sapp Michael Strahan (Johnny Nunez/Getty Images) Warren Sapp and Michael Strahan were both seven-time Pro Bowlers. (Johnny Nunez/Getty Images)

Former defensive tackle Warren Sapp, who was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame last year, doesn't think one of his peers, defensive end Michael Strahan, deserves to be voted in this year.

Sapp said at Super Bowl Media Day that Strahan, who is one of 15 finalists for the Hall, wasn't good enough to be enshrined, according to Neil Best of Newsday.

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The two traded barbs when Sapp was elected last season.

Strahan, 42, played 15 seasons for the Giants, was a four-time first-team All-Pro and had 141.5 career sacks, including an NFL record 22.5 in 2001.

Sapp criticized the record, as Brett Favre intentionally slid down in front of Strahan so he could seal it.

The 41-year-old Sapp played nine seasons for the Bucs and four for the Raiders. He was also a four-time first-team All-Pro and finished his career with 96.5 sacks as an interior lineman.

Voting for the Hall of Fame will take place on Saturday.

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