Pro Football Hall of Fame
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.’”
Giants great Michael Strahan is beyond excited to be selected as a member of this year’s Pro Football Hall of Fame class. “It’s incredible,” he said.
Strahan, a seven-time Pro Bowl defensive end, is heading to Canton, along with linebacker Derrick Brooks, receiver Andre Reed, defensive back Aeneas Williams, offensive lineman Walter Jones, defensive end Claude Humphrey, and punter Ray Guy.
If it wasn’t personal before, it definitely is now. Warren Sapp took his feud with Michael Strahan to a new low when he made reference to the Giants legend’s “gap tooth” and challenged him to a one-on-one meeting anytime, anywhere.
For whatever reason, Warren Sapp has a real problem with Michael Strahan getting into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, which could very well happen Saturday when the inductees for 2014 are announced.
Since 2009, the NFL has made Canton the home of the Lombardi Trophy, so that football fans all over the country can see it in person. And now Baker can see it every day.
Giants great Michael Strahan is among the 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Perennial All-Pro linebacker Derrick Brooks and wide receiver Marvin Harrison were among 25 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2014 announced Wednesday night.
CBS announced Wednesday that he will leave the booth after this season. The 64-year-old Dierdorf has called NFL games for three decades, the longest current tenure by a TV analyst.
The NFL has reached a tentative $765 million settlement over concussion-related brain injuries among its 18,000 retired players, agreeing to compensate victims, pay for medical exams and underwrite research.
Donovan made a name for himself as a feisty defensive tackle for the Baltimore Colts, helping the team to world championships in 1958 and 1959.
Parcells seemingly spoke for everyone in the Hall of Fame gathered Saturday night. “There’s a kinship created that lasts for the rest of your life,” he said about his experience as one of the NFL’s most successful coaches.
Strahan didn’t take kindly to Sapp’s remark, tweeting, “You never cease to amaze me! Enjoy your moment. You don’t need to take a shot at me to justify yourself to other people.”