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Ex-Vikes Carter, Doleman get another shot at Hall

As expected, former Vikings Cris Carter and Chris Doleman are among the 2012 semifinalists for entry into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. There are 26 names on the ballot, but only 4 to 7 players will get in. The winners will be announced Super Bowl weekend.
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As expected, former Vikings Cris Carter and Chris Doleman are among the 2012 semifinalists for entry into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. There are 26 names on the ballot, but only 4 to 7 players will get in. The winners will be announced Super Bowl weekend.

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