Winners and losers from 2016 Hall of Fame vote

While we’re still a day away from crowning a champion in Super Bowl 50, one of the biggest parts of Hall of Fame weekend — the Hall of Fame class — is now official. It's official! A huge congrats to our #PFHOF16 Class!!! It's official! A huge congrats to our #PFHOF16 Class!!!: — Pro Football HOF (@ProFootballHOF) February...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

BC-AP Sports Preview Digest

Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Saturday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EST: - From concussions to bad officiating to fantasy football, the NFL had plenty to be worried about this season. Yet here it is, Super Sunday for the 50th time, with the league as popular as ever. - SAN FRANCISCO - Brett Favre, Kevin Greene, Marvin...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints-LSU missed connections, Morten Andersen, free agency and more: Your questions answered | The Times-Picayune sports columnist Jeff Duncan answers readers' Saints questions
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
12 days ago

Top 10 Saints plays of the 2015 season

I was going to milk 10 posts out of this topic but I decided against making you guys suffer through that. We have two podcasts and five writers now, so would should be able to give you better content than that. Because of this I can give you the ten best plays in one post. I really hope I don’t regret this later. Just because the Saints went 7-9 this year, like last year, it doesn’t...
Via The Saints Nation
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrell Owens among Hall of Fame finalists

CANTON, Ohio (AP) -- Brett Favre is one step away from entering the Pro Football Hall of Fame.The quarterback who left the NFL after the 2010 season as the leader in most career passing categories, is among three first-time eligibles to make the list of 15 finalists. Receiver Terrell Owens and guard Alan Faneca, also in their initial year of eligibility, made the cut.The class of...
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January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Predicting which 2016 Pro Football HOF finalists will get in

The NFL and Pro Football Hall of Fame announced Thursday the list of its 15 Modern-Era finalists up for enshrinement this year, cut from a list of 25 semifinalists that came from an original list of 108 nominees. The list includes Brett Favre, Terrell Owens, Tony Dungy, and a collection of some really great and pretty good players the committee will vote upon in advance of the Super...
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January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Morten Andersen on third HOF finalist honor: 'It's special every year'

While former New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons kicker Morten Andersen has now officially been named a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame for the third time, it apparently still hasn't lost its lust.The 15 finalists for the Hall of Fame were announced on Thursday, and Andersen made it three times in a row that he made the cut. Instead of being upset about not making it...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists announced

The 15 Modern-Era Finalists to be considered for election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame were announced Thursday night. The 15 finalists were determined by a vote of the Hall’s Selection Committee from a list of 108 nominees that earlier was reduced to 25 semifinalists, during the multi-step, year-long selection process. The 2016 Modern-Era Finalists with their positions, years...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Pro Football Hall of Fame voters select 15 finalists for 2016

Nine of the 15 finalists for induction in the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s 2016 class were offensive players, including Courtesy of the Pro Football Hall of Fame three first-time eligible players: Alan Faneca, Brett Favre and Terrell Owens. Just three finalists played defense. One was a kicker and two were coaches. The 15 finalists were: K Morten Andersen S Steve Atwater Coach...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Brett Favre, Terrell Owens named Hall of Fame finalists

Brett Favre and Terrell Owens are one step closer to Canton. Favre, Owens and 13 other players were named modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2016 on Thursday. Favre, Owens and Alan Faneca all made the final cut on their first tries. Joining them are Morten Andersen, Steve Atwater, Don Coryell, Terrell Davis, Tony Dungy, Kevin Greene, Marvin...
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

15 Finalists For 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class

The Pro Football Hall of Fame released the 15 finalists for the 2016 Class Thursday night. The committee has reduce the list of 25 down to 15. Here are the 15 finalists being considered for the Hall of Fame in alphabetical order: Morten Andersen, K — New Orleans Saints, Atlanta Falcons, New York Giants, Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings (Times as a Semifinalist: 4) Steve...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Morten Andersen, Alan Faneca among finalists for Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2016

Brett Favre, Terrell Owens also eligible for induction
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
January 07, 2016

Colts-Dolphins Capsule

INDIANAPOLIS (6-8) at MIAMI (5-9) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Dolphins by 1 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Colts 6-8, Dolphins 4-9-1 SERIES RECORD - Dolphins lead 47-25 LAST MEETING - Dolphins beat Colts 24-20, Sept. 15, 2013 LAST WEEK - Dolphins lost to Chargers 30-14; Colts lost to Texans 16-10 AP PRO32 RANKING - Dolphins No. 28, Colts No. 18 COLTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (26...
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December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

25 Semifinalists For 2016 Hall Of Fame Class

The Pro Football Hall of Fame released the 25 semifinalists for the 2016 Class Tuesday night. The committee will reduce this list of 25 down to 15 at some point in January. Here are the 25 semifinalists being considered for the Hall of Fame: Morten Andersen, K — New Orleans Saints, Atlanta Falcons, New York Giants, Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings (Times as a Semifinalist...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Morten Andersen, Alan Faneca, Kevin Mawae, Sam Mills among semifinalists for 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame

Former Saints, LSU standouts make cut to 25 for Class of 2016
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
November 24, 2015

Alan Faneca, John Carney, Darren Sharper on early list of Pro Football Hall of Fame candidates

Two-time finalist Morten Andersen also among 108 nominees
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
September 16, 2015

Morten Andersen to join the Saints Ring of Honor

Tremendous moment for one of the best kickers in NFL history:   .@SeanPayton announces Morten Andersen will join the #Saints Ring of Honor in 2015 — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) August 3, 2015  
Via The Saints Nation
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Morten Andersen to Join New Orleans Saints’ Ring of Honor

Morten Andersen will join the Saints’ Ring of Honor on Dec. 21. Focus on Sport/Getty Images Former New Orleans Saints kicker Morten Andersen will be inducted into the team’s Ring of Honor this year, club owner Tom Benson announced Monday. The Saints’ Ring of Honor, a separate entity from the team’s Hall of Fame, was established in 2013 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The...
Via The Sports Journal
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints add Morten Andersen to Ring of Honor

While Morten Andersen was a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame the last two years, he's now being honored by his former team, the New Orleans Saints.  According to The New Orleans Advocate, the Saints will be adding Andersen to the team's Ring of Honor. “We as an organization would like to honor Morten for his great career as a Saint with everything he did for us on the...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Celebrating New Orleans' 'Super' structure on its 40th birthday

Take I-10 east from Baton Rouge, La., and after about 75 miles, after you pass over Exit 232, you'll spot it: a glimpse of the New Orleans skyline with a massive, bulbous stadium in the forefront, the first thing you see as you reach the top of the hill. That UFO-like structure is the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, and is how you know you've arrived in the Crescent City.  As it happens...
Via Fox Sports
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Top five specialists of all-time

The isportsMSU team is putting together lists of the top five Michigan State football players in each position group. Like many of the lists that we have put together over the incredibly long off-season, only the college careers of these individuals are going to be considered when ranking them. When making this list, we tried to take into consideration the era that these athletes...
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Catching Up with Richie Andrews: Former FSU Kicker Working to Revolutionize Headgear

They’re rarely talked about when they come through, but never forgotten when they fail. That’s the placekicker. Over his four years at Florida State, Richie Andrews — a young man with a big leg from Fort Lauderdale — blossomed into one of the best in the country. Andrews began his Florida State career under head coach Bobby Bowden in 1987. That year, the Seminoles began a...
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July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Four named to Hall of Fame ballot

The other day, the College Football Hall of Fame ballot was released. Among the 81 FBS names that appear on the ballot, three Michigan State football players and a coach will have an opportunity be mentioned among the best of the best. Morten Andersen, Kirk Gibson, Lorenzo White and former coach Darryl Rogers will each have an opportunity to become immortalized in 2016. Here...
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

What the 2015 Hall of Fame class should be

On Saturday, the National Football League will announce the Hall of Fame inductees for the class of 2015. Currently, there are 15 finalists waiting to hear their fates, with a maximum of five being allowed into Canton. The rest will have to wait patiently, another year drifting by. The Hall of Fame allows five members in from the modern-era pool, along with one senior committee candidate...
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January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Morten Anderson Named Finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame

I hope he gets in this time, he’d be only the second kicker after Jan Stenerud to get in. I’m still pissed he left the Saints for the Falcons, though! NFL Network reveals ex-#saints kicker Morten Andersen as a Hall of Fame finalist for a second year in a row. — Ramon Antonio Vargas (@RVargasAdvocate) January 9, 2015
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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