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Boomer Esiason on Corey Dillon’s Bengals Ring of Honor feedback

Boomer Esiason on Corey Dillon’s Bengals Ring of Honor feedback


In the event you’ve simply emerged from beneath your rock, and also you haven’t heard about former Cincinnati Bengals operating again Corey Dillon’s feedback on the group not together with him within the Ring of Honor or not being enshrined within the NFL Corridor of Fame, let me catch you up.

Dillon complained that the method permits season-ticket holders to vote, saying, “This ain’t a reputation contest. That is soccer. You will put in any individual who’s extra standard than any individual who bought stats?” He went on to say that half of immediately’s season-ticket holders by no means even noticed him play.

He additionally joined Speaking Soccer with Bengal Jim on Sunday night to speak about his standpoint on the topic as properly. You possibly can examine that out right here.

Former Bengals quarterback and 1988 NFL MVP Boomer Esiason not too long ago weighed in on Dillon’s feedback on the group, stressing that the previous operating again must have some endurance because of the franchise being late to the sport with stadium upgrades that embody the Ring of Honor.

“Sure, I learn it,” Esiason stated. “As a result of the Bengals have waited so lengthy to honor their previous, all of us have to attend. As Mark Twain stated. ‘When the top of the world comes, I wish to be in Cincinnati as a result of it’s all the time 20 years behind the occasions.’ Corey’s time will come…”

Dillon’s 8,061 dashing yards lead the Bengals franchise and put him over 1,500 yards forward of James Brooks’ 6,447 yards, which is second most within the group’s historical past.

In his profession, Dillon rushed for 11,241 yards and 82 touchdowns.

Contemplating Dillon has extra dashing yards than O.J. Simpson, Joe Perry, Earl Campbell, and Jim Taylor, and all of the gamers listed are within the Corridor of Fame, and contemplating Dillon has a Tremendous Bowl ring and is a four-time Professional Bowler, he ought to possible be within the Corridor of Fame.

To this point on the Bengals Ring of Honor, Ken Riley, Anthony Muñoz, Paul Brown, Ken Anderson, Isaac Curtis, and Willie Anderson are enshrined. The present nominees are Dillon, Esiason, Jim Breech, James Brooks, Cris Collinsworth, and David Fulcher.

One would assume Dillon, together with Esiason, might be included within the Ring of Honor in 2023, however we’ll have to attend and see.



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