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.