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26 Semifinalists For 2017 Hall Of Fame Class

The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced the 26 semifinalists for the 2017 Class Wednesday night. The committee reduced a list of 94 candidates down to these 26 players and coaches.

The committee will reduce this list of 26 down to 15 at some point in January. Here are the 26 semifinalists being considered for the Hall of Fame in alphabetical order:

  • Morten Anderson, kicker (New Orleans Saints, 1982-1994; Atlanta Falcons, 1995-2000; 2006-07; New York Giants, 2001; Kansas City Chiefs, 2002-03; Minnesota Vikings, 2004)
  • Steve Atwater, safety (Denver Broncos, 1989-1998; New York Jets, 1999)
  • Tony Boselli, offensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars, 1995-2001; Houston Texans, 2002)
  • Isaac Bruce, wide receiver (Los Angeles Rams, 1994; St. Louis Rams, 1995-2007; San Francisco 49ers, 2008-09)
  • Don Coryell, coach (St. Louis Cardinals, 1973-77; San Diego Chargers, 1978-1986)
  • Roger Craig, running back (San Francisco 49ers, 1983-1990; Los Angeles Raiders, 1991; Minnesota Vikings, 1992-93)
  • Terrell Davis, running back (Denver Broncos, 1995-2001)
  • Brian Dawkins, safety (Philadelphia Eagles, 1996-2008; Denver Broncos, 2009-2011)
  • Alan Faneca, guard (Pittsburgh Steelers, 1998-2007; New York Jets, 2008-09; Arizona Cardinals, 2010)
  • Chris Hinton, offensive tackle/guard (Baltimore Colts, 1983; Indianapolis Colts, 1984-89; Atlanta Falcons, 1990-93; Minnesota Vikings, 1994-95)
  • Torry Holt, wide receiver (St. Louis Rams, 1999-2008; Jacksonville Jaguars, 2009)
  • Joe Jacoby, offensive tackle (Washington Redskins, 1981-1993)
  • Edgerrin James, running back (Indianapolis Colts, 1999-2005; Arizona Cardinals, 2006-08; Seattle Seahawks, 2009)
  • Jimmy Johnson, coach (Dallas Cowboys, 1989-1993; Miami Dolphins, 1996-99)
  • Mike Kenn, offensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons, 1978-1994)
  • Ty Law, cornerback (New England Patriots, 1995-2004; New York Jets, 2005, ’08; Kansas City Chiefs, 2006-07; Denver Broncos, 2009)
  • John Lynch, safety (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 1993-2003; Denver Broncos, 2004-07)
  • Clay Matthews, linebacker (Cleveland Browns, 1978-1993; Atlanta Falcons, 1994-96)
  • Kevin Mawae, center (Seattle Seahawks, 1994-97; New York Jets, 1998-2005; Tennessee Titans, 2006-09)
  • Karl Mecklenburg, linebacker (Denver Broncos, 1983-1994)
  • Terrell Owens, wide receiver (San Francisco 49ers, 1996-2003; Philadelphia Eagles, 2004-05; Dallas Cowboys, 2006-08; Buffalo Bills, 2009; Cincinnati Bengals, 2010)
  • Jason Taylor, defensive end (Miami Dolphins, 1997-2007, ’09, 2011; Washington Redskins, 2008; New York Jets, 2010)
  • LaDainian Tomlinson, running back (San Diego Chargers, 2001-09; New York Jets, 2010-11)
  • Hines Ward, wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers, 1998-2011)
  • Kurt Warner, quarterback (St. Louis Rams, 1998-2003; New York Giants, 2004; Arizona Cardinals, 2005-09)
  • Darren Woodson, safety (Dallas Cowboys, 1992-2003)

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