Archive: Hall of Fame

Hayes, Humphrey Nominated For Hall of Fame

Wide receiver Bob Hayes and defensive end Claude Humphrey were nominated by the seniors committee for election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame next year. The late Hayes, a former Olympic sprint champion, played for the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers between 1965 and '75. Humphrey played...

 

By Mark Maske | August 27, 2008; 02:57 PM ET | Comments (0)

Strahan, Favre and Sapp Could Be Canton-Bound Together

It says here that Brett Favre, Warren Sapp and Michael Strahan will go into the Hall of Fame together in 2013. Favre is a no-brainer. He's in the discussion about the greatest quarterbacks of all-time, and being a first-ballot inductee in Canton, Ohio, is a virtual certainty. There might...

 

By Mark Maske | June 9, 2008; 04:36 PM ET | Comments (0)

Green, Monk Elected to Hall of Fame

PHOENIX--Former Washington Redskins teammates Darrell Green and Art Monk were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame today. Green and Monk were elected as part of a six-member class that also includes Andre Tippett, Gary Zimmerman, Fred Dean and Emmitt Thomas. Former Redskins guard Russ Grimm was not...

 

By Cindy Boren | February 2, 2008; 04:16 PM ET | Comments (5)

Hall of Fame Selection Meeting Under Way

PHOENIX--The Hall of Fame selection meeting began early this morning at the convention center in downtown Phoenix that's serving as the Super Bowl media center. As always, the voting will take place in several stages. In between votes, the debate among the selectors about various candidates sometimes can be...

 

By Mark Maske | February 2, 2008; 12:13 PM ET | Comments (0)

D. Green, Monk, Grimm Among Hall of Fame Finalists

Former Washington Redskins teammates Darrell Green, Art Monk and Russ Grimm were among the 15 modern era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced today. Green and Cris Carter made the list of finalists in their first year of Hall of Fame eligibility. Four to seven enshrinees...

 

By Mark Maske | January 15, 2008; 06:11 PM ET | Comments (0)

D. Green, Monk, Grimm, Jacoby Among Hall of Fame Semifinalists

Four former Washington Redskins standouts made the list of 26 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced today. Cornerback Darrell Green, wide receiver Art Monk and offensive linemen Russ Grimm and Joe Jacoby made the list, which was reduced from 124 preliminary nominees. Green was one of...

 

By Mark Maske | November 28, 2007; 07:30 PM ET | Comments (4)

Redskins' Snyder Becomes Hall of Fame Trustee

Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder was among four people added to the board of trustees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Also added were Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, former NFL quarterback Todd Blackledge and Ohio businessman Dennis Nash. Snyder already served on the owners' Hall of Fame...

 

By Mark Maske | October 31, 2007; 04:12 PM ET | Comments (1)

D. Green Among Hall of Fame Nominees

Former Washington Redskins cornerback Darrell Green was among 124 modern era candidates for the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced today. Green is in his first year of Hall of Fame eligibility and is regarded by some voters as a likely first-ballot enshrinee. Wide receiver Cris Carter also was...

 

By Mark Maske | October 30, 2007; 07:30 PM ET | Comments (0)

Monk, Grimm Make List of Hall of Fame Finalists

Former Washington Redskins teammates Art Monk and Russ Grimm are among the 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced Wednesday. The others are Paul Tagliabue, Bruce Matthews, Michael Irvin, Thurman Thomas, Fred Dean, Richard Dent, Bob Kuechenberg, Ray Guy, Andre Reed, Derrick Thomas, Andre Tippett,...

 

By Mark Maske | January 11, 2007; 10:57 AM ET | Comments (0)

Monk, Grimm Among 25 Modern-Era Hall of Fame Semifinalists

Former Washington Redskins teammates Art Monk and Russ Grimm were among the 25 modern-era semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced today. The list also includes recently retired NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue, former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin and first-time-eligible playing nominees Terrell Davis, Bruce Matthews...

 

By Mark Maske | November 16, 2006; 03:59 PM ET | Comments (8)

Vinatieri Should Be Canton-Bound

Just a thought in the aftermath of the New England Patriots choosing rookie Stephen Gostkowski as their kicker and the Hall of Fame seniors committee settling on its 2007 nominees... There's only one player in the Pro Football Hall of Fame solely for his kicking exploits--Jan Stenerud. But five...

 

By Mark Maske | August 24, 2006; 09:50 AM ET | Comments (0)

Seniors Committee Nominees for Hall of Fame Chosen

The Hall of Fame's seniors committee selected former Detroit Lions tight end Charlie Sanders and former Cleveland Browns guard Gene Hickerson as its nominees for induction next year. Sanders was selected to seven Pro Bowls in a 10-year career between 1968 and '77. He was the Lions' career leader...

 

By Mark Maske | August 24, 2006; 09:37 AM ET | Comments (0)

 

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