4 former LA Chargers who should be Hall of Famers before Julian Edelman
Anthony Miller had a very similar career to Vincent Jackson numbers-wise. This is another case of Miller probably not being Hall of Fame-caliber but he certainly deserves to be in the Hall of Fame more than Julian Edelman does.
Miller had even more receiving yards than Jackson did, finishing with 9,148 yards and 63 touchdowns. For those that are counting, that is 2,326 more receiving yards and 27 more receiving touchdowns than Edelman has in his career.
Miller had five seasons in his career with over 1,000 receiving yards and had two seasons with double-digit touchdowns; Edelman never had more than seven touchdowns in a season.
The one ironic part about Miller when you compare him to Edelman is the fact that he barely missed several Super Bowl windows on different teams. He left the Chargers prior to the 1994 season, the year they made the only Super Bowl in franchise history.
He left the Denver Broncos prior to the 1997 season, the year they won the first of two back-to-back Super Bowls. He then joined the Dallas Cowboys in 1997 for the last year of his career, two years after the Cowboys won their third Super Bowl of the 90s. 1997 also snapped a six-year playoffs streak for Dallas.
So while Edelman benefitted from Tom Brady and playing for a winning franchise, Miller somehow alluded success no matter where he went.
He still has a better Hall of Fame resume than Julian Edelman.