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Thursday, April 4, 2013
Considerations for Patriots Hall

By Mike Reiss

The Patriots Hall of Fame Committee is meeting this afternoon to narrow down all candidates to three. One of those three finalists will then be part of fan voting on over the next month or so.

A look at some of those under consideration:

Past Patriots Hall of Fame Finalists not in Hall of Fame
Ron Burton (2007)
Houston Antwine (2009, 2010, 2011)
Bill Parcells (2011, 2012)
Fred Marion (2012)

50th Anniversary Team Members not in Hall of Fame
Julius Adams, 1970s, 1980s, 50th Team
Houston Antwine, 1960s, 50th Team
Tedy Bruschi, 2000s, 50th Team (first-year eligible)
Rich Camarillo, 1980s, 50th Team
Irving Fryar, 1980s, 50th Team
Rodney Harrison, 2000s, 50th Team (first-year eligible)
Fred Marion, 198s, 50th Team
Mosi Tatupu, 1970s, 1980s, 50th Team

First-Year Eligible Former All-Decade or 50th Anniversary Team Players
Tedy Bruschi, 2000s All-Decade Team, 50th Team
Rodney Harrison, 2000s All-Decade Team, 50th Team
Willie McGinest, 1990s and 2000s All-Decade Teams
Josh Miller, 2000s All-Decade Team

Others Recently Nominated by the Committee who received votes as finalists
Julius Adams
Houston Antwine
Raymond Berry
Raymond Clayborn
Chuck Fairbanks
Russ Francis
Irving Fryar
Leon Gray
Mosi Tatupu