Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 2/3/13
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, Bill Parcells, plus Cris Carter and Warren Sapp -- along with senior nominees Curly Culp and Dave Robinson will have their busts revealed and yellow jackets presented at the Hall's annual induction ceremony in August. Cris Carter was both gracious and emotional after hearing the Hall of Fame news on Saturday, reportedly crying for 10 minutes straight upon getting word he made the Hall. Despite career statistics (1,101 receptions, 13,899 yards, 130 touchdown catches, eight straight 1,000-yard seasons) that can rival anyone in NFL history not named Jerry Rice, Carter was shut out from enshrinement in ea...
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