Ironically this Sunday the 7th of February 2016 the big day for the NFL and Super Bowl 50, also became the day that the selection committee for the Pro Football Hall of Fame publicized their selections for the Class of 2016 and we will briefly present the newly selected inductees whom now have a new home in Canton, Ohio.
So without any further controversy for those that Bet on NFL at an Online sportsbook, let’s take a look at the inductees, that came about after a very long Saturday February 6th session of the Hall of Fame selection committee.
We present these inductees in no particular order and begin with;
The famous QB of past years Brett Favre whose resume dictates the reason for his selection as he had a Super Bowl Win and was selected as the NFL MVP on 3 different occasions. At 1 point in his career he was with the NFL record for most consecutive starts at 321 and passing yardage. This was QB Favre 1st year of eligibility, and he was selected on Saturday.
Then we have Left Tackle Orlando Pace who out of college was a No. 1 pick by the rams in the 1997 Season, and became one of the NFL’s great left tackles during his career. He was a team member of “Best Show on Turf” that won the XXXIV Super Bowl, and he was also selected to the All-Pro 1st team on 3 occasions, as well as being selected to the All Decade team for the NFL 2000s.
Next we have a Wide Receiver Marvin Harrison who made his successful career as the prime target for QB P. Manning and the Indianapolis Colts. This was Harrisons 3rd time as a finalist for selection. He became an Pro Bowl selection 8 time in his career, and was selected on 3 occasion as a All-Pro 1st team, and holds many NFL receiving records as he scored some 129 touchdowns and had some 14,585 yards receiving in his career.
Then we have an outstanding Line Backer in Kevin Green who had been selected to the Pro Bowl on 5 occasions, while be an All-Pro 1st teamer on 3 occasions. With his career 160 sacks he is ranked in the top five in NFL gambling history. He was selected on Saturday on the 4th attempt as a finalist for the Hall of fame.
Next we have the famous African-American Coach Tony Dungy who was the 1st to win a Super Bowl, who became known as the innovator of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense 1196-2001, before he joined the Colts of Indianapolis 2002-2008, where he set a coaching record for accumulating some 10 straight appearances in the NFL playoffs, and many people do not realize that he has a Super Bowl Ring that he won as a player with the Pittsburgh Steelers as a defensive back.
Then we have the infamous former owner of the 49ers of San Francisco made the selection on his 4th attempt after missing out the previous 3 years. He was the man that put together the organization that during the 1980’s and 90’s e won some 5 Super Bowl Titles and was selected as a contributor to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Next we have the controversial QB of the Oakland Raiders fame Ken Stabler better known as the ‘Snake’ who receives the honor as posthumously in 2016 as he died in 2015 from cancer. He reached 100 wins in the NFL faster than any other QB and took his Raiders to 5 straight Championship games in the AFC and in the 70’s won a Super Bowl in back in the 1977 season.
Last but not least is Dick Stanfel who was an Offensive Guard and outstanding lineman for the Lions of Detroit and the Redskins of Washington and made it to the Pro Bowl 5 times in his career and was also selected 5 times as an All-Pro 1st teamer. He was also named to the NFL All Decade Team for the 1950’s, and spent many years in the NFL as an assistant coach.