It was a special night for many at the 2009 Hall of Fame induction ceremony. But what it meant to Darrion Thomas, who was able to take the stage as a family representative for the induction of his father, late Chiefs LB Derrick Thomas, was a little beyond words.
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Former Chiefs general manager Carl Peterson gave a highly emotional speech about late LB Derrick Thomas, a 2009 inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Expect an emotional speech today from Carl Peterson, the former Kansas City general manager who will be accepting and presenting for the late Derrick Thomas.
The threat of rain is not deterring Bills fans from being in a festive mood. Though, if you can sit through a December football game Ralph Wilson Stadium, then some summer drizzle in Ohio really should not be too much of a problem.
Raiders coach Tom Cable told the Oakland Tribune that RB Darren McFadden will be key to the team’s plans this season. Cable said he expects to put the ball in the hands of his second-year running back more often.
The 2009 Hall of Fame class was introduced on Saturday: Bob Hayes, Randall McDaniel, Bruce Smith, Derrick Thomas, Ralph Wilson Jr. and Rod Woodson.