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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...
Via The Comeback
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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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Brett Favre earns Hall of Fame induction on first ballot

Brett Favre was named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016 inductees on Saturday. “It is an incredible honor,” Favre said. “I always loved playing the game of football and never dreamed that it would have resulted in all of this. I just went out there and had fun because that’s what football is to me.” In addition to Favre, the Hall’s Class of 2016 also...
Via Sports-Glory
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sportsnaut
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

PACKERS FOOTBALL FRIDAY: How To Care About the Super Bowl

This is easy for me to say.  For the second straight season I’m going to be at the Waste Management Open in Phoenix, Arizona pretending the “Big Game” isn’t happening after a devastating playoff loss. You see Brett Favre broke me.  I haven’t really been able to watch the Super Bowls in which the Packers have made the playoffs but not the big game since the 2007 NFC Championship...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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."...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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