Introducing the 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class

August 6, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As it does every year, the 2016 NFL preseason gets underway Sunday evening, with the Green Bay Packers and Indianapolis Colts taking the field for the Hall of Fame Game at 8 p.m. ET.
However, a preseason contest in which starters will barely play is hardly the headline attraction this weekend. The big happenings are on Saturday, when the Hall will welcome its eight newest members.
There are two quarterbacks with Super Bowl rings and NFL MVP awards on their resumes. A prolific wide receiver. One of the greatest offensive tackles ever to play the game. A pass-rusher whose job was giving tackles like that fits. A Super Bowl-winning coach. A former team owner who built one of the NFL's all-time dynasties. And an offensive guard who is being inducted posthumously.
The teams playing Sunday night are well-represented by the class. Three of this year's inductees helped either the Colts or Packers to win a Lombardi Trophy.
As they usually are, it's a class loaded to the gill...

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