If you haven’t checked out Kissing Suzy Kolber’s copy of Art Monk’s Hall of Fame speech, it’s a must read. Monk waited far too long for his induction, and it’s even sweeter that he’s heading into Canton with Darrell Green. Art deserved much better treatment by the Hall of Fame Writers. We’ve never understood what gives a fossilized writer from Sports Illustrated the luxury of okay’ing one ‘Skins enshrinement in Canton. KSK drops these words:
Of course I can’t conclude without thanking the members of the media who have supported my induction for so many years. There is something incredibly humbling about having thousands of tireless fans passionately campaigning on your behalf. Today I share this honor with all of you, and thank you for your support.
With all that being said, I’d like to address one more group before I go sit back down to listen to my friend and teammate Darrell Green.
To Peter King, Cliff Christl, Paul Zimmerman, and any of my other current and former detractors, consider yourselves humbly invited to…
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