Ballot Announced for Pro Football HallCANTON, Ohio (AP) - Four linemen
in their first year of eligibility, including single-season sacks record holder
Michael Strahan, are among 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro
Football Hall of Fame. The hall has announced that defensive end Strahan and
defensive tackle Warren Sapp made the cut, along with tackle Jonathan Ogden and
guard-tackle Larry Allen.
Other finalists are running back Jerome
Bettis; receivers Cris Carter, Tim Brown and Andre Reed; LB-DEs Charles Haley
and Kevin Greene; guard Will Shields; defensive back Aeneas Williams; coach
Bill Parcells; and owners Edward DeBartolo Jr. and Art Modell.
The two senior nominees are defensive
tackle Curley Culp and linebacker Dave Robinson.
four and seven new members will be selected Feb. 2, the day before the Super
Bowl, in New Orleans.
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