Posts Tagged ‘Pro Football Hall of Fame’

Levy ‘surprised’ Super Bowl foil Parcells missed HOF cut

Marv Levy had a front-row seat for the Pro Football Hall of Fame announcement Saturday, and he was surprised his rival, Bill Parcells, didn’t receive the nod for the Class of 2012.

Countdown to the Super Bowl: 3 days

We are now only three days from the Super Bowl. And to honor that number, we could count the number of rings on Tom Brady’s hand.

First and 10: And the nominees are…

Get an early clue about next year’s Class of 2012 when the Pro Football Hall of Fame releases its preliminary list of nominees on Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET. Log onto NFL.com or tune into NFL Network for full coverage.

DDFP: Storytime with Brandt

Dave Dameshek and Adam Rank discuss life in Canton, then welcome in the longtime architect of the Dallas Cowboys (and a man who belongs in the Hall of Fame), Gil Brandt.

Welcome to Canton

The road to the Hall of Fame begins in Cleveland, where Hopkins International Airport is already overrun with autograph hounds.

DDFP: Hall of Fame; Dream Teams and the best teams in football

Although a bit punchy from their cross-country redeye flight, Dave and Rank make a Pittsburgh pitstop on their way to Canton for this weekend’s Hall of Fame inductions;

Data Points: Deion knew how to score

You had to know Hall of Fame cornerback Deion Sanders was always going to find a way to get into the end zone. He began making a habit of it in his first NFL game.

Data Points: Faulk’s place among all-purpose elite

When it came to amassing yards via both the ground and through the air, few have done it as well as running back Marshall Faulk, who will be enshrined next week in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Data Points: Most Hall of Famers by franchise

The Chicago Bears hold the distinction of having more Hall of Famers than any other franchise. We’re less than two weeks away from seeing the Class of 2011 enshrined, at which time Richard Dent will add to that impressive list.

First and 10: Every picture tells a story

Every year, the Pro Football Hall of Fame holds a contest to select the best photographs from the previous season. Some are dramatics, some funny. Some introspective and some filled with action. NFL.com is proud to roll out a photo essay not only giving you a glimpse of the best photos, but an explanation from the photographers themselves about what they shot and how they captured the image. We think you’ll enjoy, so check it out here.

Deion doubles his enshrinement pleasure

Three months after Deion Sanders learned that he was part of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2011, it was announced Tuesday morning that he was also among the 16 newest members of the College Football Hall of Fame.

Roaf gaining steam in Hall of Fame bid

Selection for the Pro Football Hall of Fame is on Saturday, with Marshall Faulk and Deion Sanders considered near-locks. The rest of the potential class is up for debate, but one name seems to be picking up considerable steam among the throng on radio row — tackle Willie Roaf.

Csonka: Dreaming of Alaska

Larry Csonka grew up 40 minutes from Canton, Ohio, home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Now that the former Miami Dolphins running back is immortalized there, he actually lives a little further away – in Alaska.

This might not be heaven, but it is close

CANTON, OHIO — We’ve already had 41 players stop by to sign helmets and footballs since Wednesday afternoon, with more coming in. The list of players is pretty impressive: Elvin Bethea, Bob St. Clair and Jim Taylor to just name a few. Honestly, if you are a geek for football history, this is truly the place to be. This room reminds me of those lines from Field of Dreams, “Is this heaven? No it’s Iowa.” Of course, this is Canton. And it’s football. And, well, let’s just forget that I said anything. I have to admit, I have entertained the idea of scooping up a bunch of the helmets and running out the door. Sure it would be my last […]

Steelers to honor LeBeau with trip to Canton

Many people associated with the NFL — past and present — will be in Canton, Ohio, this weekend to witness and/or be a part of the Pro Football Hall of Fame 2010 Induction Ceremony. So will all of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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