Gil Brandt helped bring the computer age into NFL scouting and game planning. That may bring him into the Hall of Fame in August along side Broncos’ owenr Pat Bowlen, who is considered “the Father of Sunday Night Football.”
Talk of Fame Network begins four weeks of its annual “best of” interview shows. Each Wednesday it will release a half dozen of its most poignant, controversial and interesting interviews fro the 2017 season of shows.
Offensive linemen tend to do their best work in a crowd. Fittingly then, Saturday five Hall of Fame worthy linemen will form the most crowded field of Hall of Fame nominees when the new class of inductees are voted on the day before Super Bowl LII. Tony Boselli, Joe Jacoby, Alan Faneca, Steve Hutchinson and …
Andre Tippett’s first encounter with Gino Marchetti was a frightening one. So was Booker Edgerson’s first confrontation with his future mentor, mercurial Buffalo Bills’ star running back, Cookie Gilchrist.
This is the week the Pro Football Hall of Fame Senior and Contributor committees meet to nominate the 2018 finalists. The lists were long and so were the battles before the finalists emerged. Here’s the inside view on what went down.