17 Finalists Announced For 2012 Pro Football Hall Of Fame Class

The NFL has announced it’s 17 finalists for the 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame class. 15 modern-era finalists were announced that included 13 players, one coach and one owner. The Hall of Fame also considers two senior nominees, which were announced back in August.

To see a list of the 17 Hall of Fame finalists, continue after the jump.

List provided by NFL.com:

» Jerome Bettis, RB — 1993-95 Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams, 1996-2005 Pittsburgh Steelers
» Tim Brown, WR/KR — 1988-2003 Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders, 2004 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
» *Jack Butler, CB — (1951-59 Pittsburgh Steelers)
» Cris Carter, WR — 1987-89 Philadelphia Eagles, 1990-2001 Minnesota Vikings, 2002 Miami Dolphins
» Dermontti Dawson, C — 1988-2000 Pittsburgh Steelers
» Edward DeBartolo, Jr., Owner — 1979-2000 San Francisco 49ers
» Chris Doleman, DE/LB — 1985-1993, 1999 Minnesota Vikings, 1994-95 Atlanta Falcons, 1996-98 San Francisco 49ers
» Kevin Greene, LB/DE — 1985-1992 Los Angeles Rams, 1993-95 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1996, 1998-99 Carolina Panthers, 1997 San Francisco 49ers
» Charles Haley, DE/LB — 1986-1991, 1999 San Francisco 49ers, 1992-96 Dallas Cowboys
» Cortez Kennedy, DT — 1990-2000 Seattle Seahawks
» Curtis Martin, RB — 1995-97 New England Patriots, 1998-2005 New York Jets
» Bill Parcells, Coach — 1983-1990 New York Giants, 1993-96 New England Patriots, 1997-99 New York Jets, 2003-06 Dallas Cowboys
» Andre Reed, WR — 1985-1999 Buffalo Bills, 2000 Washington Redskins
» Willie Roaf, T — 1993-2001 New Orleans Saints, 2002-05 Kansas City Chiefs
» Will Shields, G — 1993-2006 Kansas City Chiefs
» *Dick Stanfel, G — (1952-55 Detroit Lions, 1956-58 Washington Redskins)
» Aeneas Williams, CB/S — 1991-2000 Phoenix/Arizona Cardinals, 2001-04 St. Louis Rams

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