Pro Football HOF: Michael Strahan, Bill Parcells are Finalists
Summary of 5 articles · Updated Jan 11, 2013
Legendary Giants DE Michael Strahan and former head coach Bill Parcells have been named finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2013. To clarify for all you younger Giant fans, Strahan never played for Parcells. Single-season sacks leader Michael Strahan and two players who tried to block him are among 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. , Kevin Greene , Charles Haley , Art Modell , Jonathan Ogden , Bill Parcells , Andre Reed , Dave Robinson , Warren Sapp , Will Shields , Michael Strahan , Aeneas Williams The hall announced Friday that the other finalists are running back Jerome Bettis; receivers Cris Carter, Tim Brown and Andre Reed; LB-DEs Charles Haley and Kevin Greene; guard Will Shields; defensive back Aeneas Williams; coach Bill Parcells; and former owners Edward DeBartolo Jr. Parcells’ situation is not as clear, though his situation is helped by the fact that he's now been out of coaching since 2006 and doesn't appear to be interested in a return. The complete list of the 17 finalists for 2013: Larry Allen , Jerome Bettis , Tim Brown , Cris Carter , Curley Culp , Edward DeBartolo Jr. But they will not be joined by former Giants general manager George Young a five-time NFL Executive of the Year who ran the team from 1979-91, pulled it from the despair of the ’70s and built Big Blue into a two-time Super Bowl champion.
Warren Sapp makes finalist list for Pro Football Hall of Fame
By Stephen F. Holder, Times Staff Writer Friday, January 11, 2013 Tampa Bay Buccaneers great Warren Sapp is now one step closer to the achieving the highest honor in his profession.Sapp, a former defensive tackle with Tampa Bay, was announced as one of …