Former Miami Dolphins great Zach Thomas hung up his cleats in 2008, ending a 13-year NFL career as one of the most statistically decorated off-ball linebackers in NFL history. What an incredible run for the Dolphins legend — who was once deemed “too small” to play every down in the pros. Remember, Thomas slipped to the 5th round of the 1996 NFL Draft before the Dolphins gave him a call. The rest? History. But Thomas' immortalization on pro football's sacred grounds has yet to come into existence. Zach Thomas has seen his Pro Football Hall of Fame candidacy snuffed by the voters — he's been eligible for several years without the honor of getting inducted. The good news? His campaign is advancing.
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