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Oddsmakers don’t think Richard Seymour has any chance of making the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2021

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As is tradition, the Pro Football Hall of Fame will announce its new class of inductees in the week ahead of the Super Bowl. This means that we will found out who has made the cut this year in just a few days.

There are plenty of deserving candidates who are safe bets to be announced as new Hall of Famers, such as Peyton Manning or Charles Woodson. Who will join the two, however, is anyone’s guess at this point in time. That said, some candidates have better odds than the others as the latest numbers by Sports Betting Dime illustrate:

Peyton Manning: -50000 (1/500)

Charles Woodson: -2500 (1/25)

Alan Faneca: -200 (1/2)

Reggie Wayne: +150 (3/2)

Calvin Johnson: +180 (9/5)

LeRoy Butler: +233 (7/3)

Ronde Barber: +275 (11/4)

Zach Thomas: +275 (11/4)

Clay Matthews Jr.: +300 (3/1)

Jared Allen: +325 (13/4)

Torry Holt: +500 (5/1)

Sam Mills: +600 (6/1)

John Lynch: +800 (8/1)

Tony Boselli: +850 (17/2)

Richard Seymour: +1200 (12/1)

As can be seen at the very bottom of this list, the oddsmakers don’t think that Richard Seymour has much of a chance to make the Hall of Fame this year. The New England Patriots legend, who helped established the team’s dynasty in the early 2000s and won three Super Bowls during his time with the organization, is a finalist for the third straight year. However, the numbers again seem to be against him.

While it remains to be seen whether or not the voters agree with the oddsmakers, Seymour making the cut after two unsuccessful tries is far from a certainty — quite the opposite actually considering who he is going up against.