After making the cut to the final 10 in each of the last four years, former Bills WR Andre Reed hopes this is the year he makes it to the Hall of Fame.
The new offensive coordinator in Cleveland will have a hard time filling the shoes of his predecessor; “You cannot replace Norv Turner,” WR Josh Gordon said. “That’s a legendary Hall of Fame coach. If it’s the same offense, heck, we’d be lucky to have it.”
Former Steelers WR Hines Ward has made the case for RB Jerome Bettis to make it to Canton; “When Jerome ran over Brian Urlacher I think that was a signature play of who The Bus really was,” Ward said. “Every time I see that play, I shake my head and think that is The Bus. That is what it’s all about.”
Former Colts offensive coordinator Tom Moore thinks WR Marvin Harrison should be a lock for the Hall of Fame; “To me it’s a no-brainer,” Moore said. “What more can a guy do? If he didn’t do enough, what do you have to do? Tell me that.”
More praise for new Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt.
Chiefs owner Clark Hunt believes last season’s success can be sustained.
Former Raiders P Ray Guy is getting nervous about his grossly belated Hall of Fame candidacy.
Chargers owner Dean Spanos is leery about another team coming to L.A.; “If a team moved to Los Angeles, it would have a significant economic impact on the Chargers,” Spanos said Friday.
Former Cowboys DE Charles Haley says he’ll never lose faith in making it to the Hall of Fame.
Soccer star Pele says he declined an offer to kick for the Giants in the 1970s.
Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie keeps touting Philadelphia as a Super Bowl location.
Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs remains convinced that owner Daniel Snyder eventually will get the Redskins back to the Super Bowl.
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton canceled a planned trip to New York to lobby for the 2018 Super Bowl.
The Falcons will start making moves as of February 3, the day on which the 2013 season-ending rosters become unfrozen.
Several Panthers could be winning Associated Press awards on Saturday night.
In a persuasive op-ed for the Tampa Tribune, Bucs coach Lovie Smith makes a strong case for Derrick Brooks, John Lynch, and Tony Dungy each making it to the Hall of Fame.
Last year, former Rams (and Cardinals) CB Aeneas Williams went about his business on Hall of Fame Saturday; this year, he’s in New York because the Hall of Fame announcement has been folded in to the NFL’s made-for-TV award show.
The Seahawks’ iconic 12th Man flag has made its way to New York.