Warren Sapp believes Michael Strahan doesn’t belong in Hall of Fame

Nov 11, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers hall of famer Warren Sapp talks as he is inducted into the Ring of Honor at halftime against the Miami Dolphins at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Nov 11, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers hall of famer Warren Sapp talks as he is inducted into the Ring of Honor at halftime against the Miami Dolphins at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Last August, former NFL All-Pro and Super Bowl-winning defensive tackle Warren Sapp was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. At Super Bowl 48 Media Day on Tuesday, he made it known that he doesn’t think Michael Strahan should be put in there along with him.

In speaking to Neil Best of Newsday, Sapp pulled no punches is downgrading Strahan’s potential Hall of Fame status.

When asked to further explain his opinion, he pointed toward the “mythical” sack record that Strahan holds, something that Sapp has had an issue with in the past.


Sapp and Strahan have been taking shots at each other for years. In the past, in response to Sapp’s jabs at his sack record, Strahan said there should be a McDonald’s next to Sapp’s house because he’s so fat.

 

Topics: Michael Strahan, Warren Sapp

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  • zombieprophet

    sapp’s #’s

    Tackles 573

    Quarterback sacks 96.5

    Forced fumbles 19

    Interceptions 4

    7× Pro Bowl (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001,2002, 2003)

    4× AP First-Team All-Pro (1999, 2000, 2001,2002)

    2× AP Second-Team All-Pro (1997, 1998)

    Super Bowl champion (XXXVII)

    AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year (1999)

    NFL 1990s All-Decade Team

    NFL 2000s All-Decade Team

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers #99 retired

    Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee (2013)

    College awards and honors

    ———–

    and Mike’s better numbers

    Tackles 854
    Quarterback sacks 141.5
    Interceptions 4
    Touchdowns 3

    7× Pro Bowl (1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002,2003, 2005)

    4× First-team All-Pro (1997, 1998, 2001, 2003)

    2× Second-team All-Pro (2002, 2005)

    Super Bowl champion (XLII)

    2× NFC Champion (2000, 2007)

    AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year (2001)

    2× NFC Defensive Player of the Year (2001, 2003)

    NFL Alumni Pass Rusher of the Year (2003)

    Fifth in All-Time Career Sacks

    NFL season sacks record (22.5)

    New York Giants career sacks record (141.5)

    NFL 2000s All-Decade Team

    New York Giants Ring of Honor

    Ranked 99th by The Top 100: NFL’s Greatest Players

  • VIPOD

    The real reason for Sapp’s position…jealousy! The numbers are so similar!

    Sapp’s NFL Network Salary =$540K

    Strahan’s Morning Talk Show Salary =$5M (and this doesn’t include the Fox gig) for a net worth of $35M (give or take)

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