Posts Tagged ‘pro-football-hall-of-fame’

Three Great Wide Outs Again Snubbed For the Hall of Fame

Saturday the Hall of Fame voters placed six deserving members into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Problem is, there were a couple of names missing. The voting committee missed the boat on a couple of players, and if I was a wide out in the NFL right now, I would be wondering what I […]

Pro Football Hall of Fame Announces List Of Finalists For Class Of 2012

The Pro Football Hall of Fame has announced the list of 15 modern-era finalists and two senior nominees (denoted with an *) for induction as part of the Class of 2012. The Hall of Fame Selection Committee will meet in Indianapolis, Indiana on Saturday, February 4, 2012. Class of 2012 Finalists Jerome Bettis, RB – […]

Rice, Smith Headline Hall Of Fame Nominees

Lots of nominees – 131, to be exact – are on the list for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, which will take place in Canton, Ohio. This year’s list has some heavy hitters, including former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Jerry Rice, former Dallas Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith, WR Tim Brown, RB Herschel […]

133 on Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Nomination List for Class of 2009

First-Year Eligible Nominees RUNNING BACKS – Larry Centers, Brian Mitchell (also KR/PR) TIGHT ENDS – Shannon Sharpe, Frank Wycheck OFFENSIVE TACKLE – Lincoln Kennedy DEFENSIVE LINEMEN – John Randle (DE/DT), Bruce Smith (DE), Dana Stubblefield (DT) LINEBACKER – Jessie Armstead DEFENSIVE BACKS –Darren Woodson (S), Rod Woodson (CB/S) Additional Nominees QUARTERBACKS – Ken Anderson, Boomer […]

World’s Top 8 High School Teams coming to Canton

The International Federation of American Football (IFAF), USA Football, and the City of Canton, announced today from the Pro Football Hall of Fame that Canton will host the first IFAF Junior World Championship in Summer of 2009 – a tournament consisting of the world’s eight best high school-aged national teams. With national football federations in […]

Ex-Vikings great Eller arrested

  According to reports from WCCO-TV in Minneapolis former Vikings great Carl Eller has been arrested. Eller was involved in an “alcohol-related driving offense” and assaulted two police officers in north Minneapolis early Wednesday, police spokesman Sgt. Jesse Garcia said. Officers attempted to pull Eller over but he kept driving for a few blocks. Once […]

Reverend Al at it again?

It appears that the Reverend Al Sharpton and the Cleveland office of the “National Action Network” will ask NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to cancel the August 3rd Hall of Fame Game pitting the Colts against the Redskins in Canton’s Fawcett Stadium. The cancellation request comes from allegations of misconduct in the Canton Police Department and […]

Tagliabue Heads Hall Of Fame Semi-Finalists

  Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue heads the list of 26 semi-finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2008. The board of selectors chose the 26 semi-finalists from a list of 124 preliminary nominees. Former Vikings wide out Cris Carter, Broncos running back Terrell Davis, Redskins wide receiver Art Monk and executive […]