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Cris Carter had an emotional reaction when he was announced as one of the class of 2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame members.
The former Minnesota Vikings wide receiver joined Jonathan Ogden, Warren Sapp, Larry Allen, and Bill Parcells, as well as senior nominees Curley Culp and Dave Robinson as the seven people who made it into Canton this year. Carter broke down while speaking as one of the players selected for enshrinement.
“It’s unbelievable. It’s the most amazing thing that’s happened to me,” said Carter. “People told me when I didn’t get in the first year, and when I didn’t get in the second year … they told me that it would still be awesome (when I finally did make it). They weren’t lying.
“The process is what it is. These players are unbelievable. To be in a class like this … to play against these guys, my contemporaries — it’s unreal. It’s unreal that you’re going to end your career in Canton. For me, I’m forever humble. If you look at my career and how it started, fo
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Former Vikings receiver Cris Carter was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday in his sixth year of eligibility.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Coach Bill Parcells, Warren Sapp, Cris Carter, Jonathan Ogden and Larry Allen have been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
The class of 2013 also includes a pair of senior selections, Curley Culp and Dave Robinson. The announcement was made Saturday in New Orleans, a day before the Super Bowl.
Five players were eliminated in the final vote: Jerome Bettis...
Ready to see who will officially be added to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton?
two-time Super Bowl-winning New York Giants coach Bill Parcells
dynamic receiver Cris Carter
Dallas Cowboys guard Larry Allen
Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden, he’s also the first Raven in the Hall of Fame. I’m sure the second will be Ray Lewis, first ballot.
The QB Killa himself...
The 2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame class was announced Saturday evening in New Orleans. It consists of a pair of iconic offensive linemen, a two-time Super Bowl champion head coach, plus a pair of former stars (a wide receiver and defensive lineman) who are seen on televisions every Sunday during the NFL season as network broadcasters.
That fivesome -- Larry Allen and Jonathan Ogden...
Coach Bill Parcells, Warren Sapp, Cris Carter, Jonathan Ogden and Larry Allen were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday.
The class of 2013 also included a pair of senior selections, Curley Culp and Dave Robinson. The announcement was made in New Orleans, site of Sunday's Super Bowl.
Five players failed to get in on the final vote: Jerome Bettis, Charles Haley...
The Vikings are having quite a weekend celebrating their past (Cris Carter) and their present (Adrian Peterson), and it will be capped with a former Viking (or two) winning a Super Bowl ring.
The 2013 inductees to the Pro Football Hall of Fame are now official.
The candidates are as follows:
Former NFL head coach Bill Parcells
Former Vikings wide receiver Cris Carter
Former Ravens offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden
Former Cowboys offensive guard Larry Allen
Former Buccaneers/Raiders defensive tackle Warren Sapp
Former Packers/Redskins linebacker Dave Robinson
Packers legend Dave Robinson is joined by Larry Allen, Cris Carter, Curley Culp, Jonathan Ogden, Bill Parcells, Warren Sapp in the Hall of Fame's Class of 2013.