Pro Football Hall of Fame
“I dominated when I played. There was nobody better at my position. Nobody.” Actually, Simeon, there was. His name is Michael Strahan.
The class of 2015, announced a day before the Super Bowl, also includes a pair of contributors, Bill Polian and Ron Wolf, along with senior selection Mick Tingelhoff.
First-year candidates Junior Seau, Kurt Warner and Orlando Pace are among 18 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Strahan gave low-fives to his former teammates lined up along a blue strip of carpet Monday night, and then bowed to all four corners of the stadium as the crowd roared at halftime.
It will be a who’s who of Giants immortals at MetLife Stadium.
The induction ceremony kicked off with numerous extremes to reflect the varied background of the seven-member class on Saturday night.
After dazzling teammates and fans during the first two weeks of training camp, the rookie receiver is awaiting the chance to kick off the preseason before a national TV audience against the New York Giants in the annual Hall of Fame game on Sunday night.
The former Giants defensive end has it all: the single-season sacks record, a Super Bowl ring and lots and lots of screen time. This weekend, he’ll get his gold jacket.
The former Giant will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night.
Kelly, inducted into the hall in 2002, in May completed radiation and chemotherapy sessions to treat sinus cancer, which spread from his jaw.
It’s not a new debate. But high-profile voices are again taking sides with Tuesday marking the 10th anniversary of Tillman’s death in Afghanistan.
When Coughlin decides to call it a career, he will be able to retire peacefully, knowing that he has done his job as well or better than the greats who have preceded him. Canton will come calling for a very deserving head coach.
The contest will be played a day after the Hall of Fame inducts seven new members, including one each from the Bills and Giants.
Boomer and Craig discussed the voting process behind one being elected for enshrinement to the Pro Football Hall of Fame with Sports Illustrated’s Peter King, who has a vote and is not a fan of the secrecy involved.
“I hugged him and wouldn’t let him go,” Sapp said. “I said, ‘Please forgive me.’ I said, ‘Dumb Lex Luthor came to the city of Gotham and pulled Superman’s cape. How foolish could I have been, my man? Please forgive me.'”