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Ballot Announced for Pro Football Hall

CANTON, 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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