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Ex-Vikings Brett Favre, Tony Dungy elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

The 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame class was announced at the NFL Honors on Saturday night. Quarterback Brett Favre and coach Tony Dungy, both  will enter the hall of fame on August 6 in Canton, Ohio. To be elected, a finalist must receive 80 percent of the votes cast by the board. Favre and Dungy each spent a short amount of time with Minnesota Vikings, but their impact was...
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2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame: Favre gets in on first ballot, Owens waits

If a player ever deserved to be a first-ballot selection into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Brett Favre certainly topped the list. Voters acted accordingly on Saturday night in San Francisco. Favre, the NFL MVP for three straight seasons (1995 through 1997) and the quarterback who brought the Green Bay Packers their first Vince Lombardi Trophy since Super Bowl II, didn’t have...
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Brett Favre, Seven Others Inducted Into NFL Hall Of Fame

The NFL unveiled its 2016 Hall of Fame class on Saturday night, headlined by quarterback Brett Favre. Other player inductees were wide receiver Marvin Harrison, linebacker Kevin Greene, tackle Orlando Pace. The late Dick Stanfel, who was an offensive guard, and QB Ken Stabler, who also passed in 2015, were enshrined by the senior committee. Former Indianapolis Colts and Tampa Bay...
Via Gamedayr
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Terrell Owens snubbed in Hall of Fame vote, Brett Favre and Marvin Harrison get in

Terrell Owens, one of the most deserving candidates and a dominant force/nightmare matchup for his opponents for every team he played for (sans the Bills at the end of his career), was not voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Yet for some reason, Marvin Harrison made it in instead. And what’s even worse is that Harrison did not even show up to the induction ceremony to accept...
Via The Sports Daily
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Brett Favre happy to enter Hall along with Ken 'The Snake' Stabler

SAN FRANCISCO — The first NFL game Brett Favre ever attended, as a teenager growing up in Mississippi, was the final home game of Ken ''The Snake'' Stabler's career.Favre, a New Orleans Saints fan, traveled the hour-or-so drive from home to the Superdome on that Sunday in 1984 with his father, older brother and uncle — and it was a thrill to watch a guy who electrified a stadium...
Via Associated Press
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Brett Favre Hall of Fame discussion took less than 10 seconds

Brett Favre was the only “lock” to make it into the Hall of Fame this year, and that can be proven by the amount of time voters spent on his case. According to a few writers who participated in the Hall of Fame vote, the discussion about the former Green Bay Packers quarterback took less than 10 seconds. .@wyche89 reports that the Brett Favre introduction to Hall of Fame...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Favre, Dungy among eight elected to Hall of Fame

SAN FRANCISCO -- Brett Favre and the late Ken Stabler, a pair of kindred-spirit QBs who each won a Super Bowl, were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday.Also voted in for the class of 2016 a day before the Super Bowl were modern-day players Kevin Greene, Marvin Harrison and Orlando Pace, coach Tony Dungy, contributor Ed DeBartolo Jr., and senior selection Dick Stanfel...
Via Associated Press
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Brett Favre, Tony Dungy headline Hall of Fame Class of 2016

Brett Favre is heading to Canton. The former Green Bay Packers quarterback was named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2016 on Saturday along with seven other former players, coaches and owners. Favre made the cut on his first try, and he was one of 15 modern-era finalists. Joining Favre in the class of 2016 are Tony Dungy, wide receiver Marvin Harrison, tackle Orlando...
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Report: Brett Favre Hall of Fame discussion took six seconds

We don’t yet officially know whether or not Brett Favre will make the Hall of Fame. The only thing that we can say now is that the decision reached on Favre was an easy one. The longest discussion of the HOF meeting was Eddie DeBartolo Jr. at 50 minutes, 33 seconds. The shortest? Brett Favre at six seconds. — Rick Gosselin (@RickGosselinDMN) February 6, 2016 While that...
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Steve Young slams Cam Newton haters

Going back to his college days, Cam Newton has been no stranger to controversy throughout his football career. The Carolina Panthers’ star quarterback can count Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young as one of his backers. Young not only defended Newton, but had some strong words for those who take issue with him. "If you don't like (Cam), it's not about him, it's about you."...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

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