The 18 finalists for the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class has been announced and includes big names such as quarterback Kurt Warner.
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18 finalists have been officially announced for the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class. Former St. Louis Rams and Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner has been named among these finalists, along with former Rams offensive tackle Orlando Pace.
San Diego Chargers and New England Patriots linebacker Junior Seau, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis, Denver Broncos running back Terrell Davis, Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy and Oakland Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown were also named in this exclusive group.
Warner is best known for leading the Rams to their first Super Bowl victory in franchise history, and he also took the Cardinals to their first Super Bowl trip even though the game ended in a heartbreaking 27-23 loss in the final minute.
Pace earned recognition as the blind-side protector of Warner and the Rams offense, which was arguably the most prolific unit in NFL history in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Seau took his own life in 2012, but he is remembered as one of the best linebackers of all time after reaching 100 tackles seven times in his career while being named to 12 Pro Bowls.
The rest of the candidates for Canton are as follows: Atlanta Falcons kicker Morten Andersen, San Diego Chargers head coach Don Coryell, Kansas City Chiefs guard Will Shields, Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Marvin Harrison, San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys pass rusher Charles Haley, Dallas Cowboys head coach Jimmy Johnson, Denver Broncos safety John Lynch, Los Angeles Rams linebacker Kevin Greene, Minnesota Vikings center Mick Tingelhoff, Green Bay Packers general manager Ron Wolf and Indianapolis Colts general manager Bill Polian.