Found February 02, 2013 on Football Nation:
New Orleans, LA (Sports Network) - Seven new members were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, including modern-era players Cris Carter, Larry Allen, Jonathan Ogden, and Warren Sapp, along with coach Bill Parcells.Also getting the nod were lineman Curley Culp and linebacker Dave Robinson, who were elected as senior nominees.Sapp, Ogden and Allen were voted in during their first year of eligibility, while fellow first-ballot player Michael Strahan was snubbed.The selection process took nearly eight hours as a 44-member committee whittled the list of modern-day candidates from 15 down to 10.Tim Brown, in his fourth year of eligibility, was left out of the final 10, as was the late Art Modell, who passed away just before the start of the 2012 season in September. Will Shields, Kevin Greene and Eddie DeBartolo Jr. were also left out of the last 10.Jerome Bettis, Charles Haley, Andre Reed, Aeneas Williams and Strahan made it to the final 10, but all five will have to wai...
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