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Carter takes fifth stab at HOF, joined by Doleman

Vikings greats Cris Carter and Chris Doleman are among the 17 finalists named for consideration into the Hall of Fame. Carter is was an eight-time pro-bowler at wide receiver. Doleman held the franchise's single season sack record before Jared Allen topped it this season.
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Vikings greats Cris Carter and Chris Doleman are among the 17 finalists named for consideration into the Hall of Fame. Carter is was an eight-time pro-bowler at wide receiver. Doleman held the franchise's single season sack record before Jared Allen topped it this season.

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