2006 Preliminary nominees - alphabetical

Dermontti_Dawson

Art_Monk

Paul_Tagliabue

Dermontti Dawson
Art Monk
Paul Tagliabue
Name Position Years/Team(s)
Troy Aikman ^ QB 1989-2000 Dallas Cowboys
Ken Anderson QB 1971-1986 Cincinnati Bengals
Ottis Anderson RB 1979-1986 St. Louis Cardinals, 1986-1992 New York Giants
Bruce Armstrong ^ T 1987-2000 New England Patriots
Steve Atwater S 1989-1999 Denver Broncos
Mark Bavaro TE 1985-1990 New York Giants, 1992 Cleveland Browns, 1993-1994 Philadelphia Eagles
Cornelius Bennett ^ LB 1987-1995 Buffalo Bills, 1996-1998 Atlanta Falcons, 1999-2000 Indianapolis Colts
Matt Blair LB 1974-1985 Minnesota Vikings
Cliff Branch WR 1972-1985 Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders
Gil Brandt Administrator 1960-1988 Dallas Cowboys, 1995-present National Football League
Robert Brazile LB 1975-1984 Houston Oilers
Joey Browner S 1983-1991 Minnesota Vikings, 1992 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Harold Carmichael WR 1971-1983 Philadelphia Eagles, 1984 Dallas Cowboys
Harry Carson * LB 1976-1988 New York Giants
Todd Christensen TE 1979 New York Giants, 1979-1988 Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders
Gary Clark WR 1985-1992 Washington Redskins, 1993-1994 Phoenix/Arizona Cardinals, 1995 Miami Dolphins
Mark Clayton WR 1983-1992 Miami Dolphins, 1993 Green Bay Packers
Ben Coates ^ TE 1991-1999 New England Patriots, 2000 Baltimore Ravens
Don Coryell Coach 1973-1977 St. Louis Cardinals, 1978-1986 San Diego Chargers
Jim Covert T 1983-1990 Chicago Bears
Roger Craig RB 1983-1990 San Francisco 49ers, 1991 Los Angeles Raiders, 1992-1993 Minnesota Vikings
Curley Culp DT 1968-1974 Kansas City Chiefs, 1974-1980 Houston Oilers, 1980-1981 Detroit Lions
Isaac Curtis WR 1973-1984 Cincinnati Bengals
Dermontti Dawson ^ C 1988-2000 Pittsburgh Steelers
Fred Dean DE 1975-1981 San Diego Chargers, 1981-1985 San Francisco 49ers
Ed DeBartolo, Jr. Owner 1979-1997 San Francisco 49ers
Richard Dent * DE 1983-1993, 1995 Chicago Bears, 1994 San Francisco 49ers, 1996 Indianapolis Colts, 1997 Philadelphia Eagles
Chris Doleman DE/LB 1985-1993, 1999 Minnesota Vikings, 1994-1995 Atlanta Falcons, 1996-1998 San Francisco 49ers
Ray Donaldson C 1980-1992 Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts, 1993-1994 Seattle Seahawks, 1995-1996 Dallas Cowboys
Mark Duper WR 1982-1992 Miami Dolphins
Kenny Easley S 1981-1987 Seattle Seahawks
Henry Ellard WR 1983-1993 Los Angeles Rams, 1994-1998 Washington Redskins, 1998 New England Patriots
Tom Flores Coach 1979-1987 Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders, 1992-1994 Seattle Seahawks
Chuck Foreman RB 1973-1979 Minnesota Vikings, 1980 New England Patriots
Russ Francis TE 1975-1980, 1987-1988 New England Patriots, 1982-1987 San Francisco 49ers
Irving Fryar ^ WR 1984-1992 New England Patriots, 1993-1995 Miami Dolphins, 1996-1998 Philadelphia Eagles, 1999-2000 Washington Redskins
Randy Gradishar LB 1974-1983 Denver Broncos
Kevin Greene LB (also DE) 1985-1992 Los Angeles Rams, 1993-1995 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1996, 1998-1999 Carolina Panthers, 1997 San Francisco 49ers
L.C. Greenwood * DE 1969-1981 Pittsburgh Steelers
Russ Grimm * G 1981-1991 Washington Redskins
Ray Guy P 1973-1986 Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders
Pat Haggerty Game Official 1965-1992 National Football League
Charles Haley DE/LB 1986-1991, 1999 San Francisco 49ers, 1992-1996 Dallas Cowboys
Jim Hart QB 1966-1983 St. Louis Cardinals, 1984 Washington Redskins
Ken Harvey LB 1988-1993 Phoenix Cardinals, 1994-1998 Washington Redskins
Lester Hayes CB 1977-1986 Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders
Jay Hilgenberg C 1981-1991 Chicago Bears, 1992 Cleveland Browns, 1993 New Orleans Saints
Chris Hinton G/T 1983-1989 Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts, 1990-1993 Atlanta Falcons, 1994-1995 Minnesota Vikings
Kent Hull C 1986-1996 Buffalo Bills
Claude Humphrey DE 1968-1974, 1976-1978 Atlanta Falcons, 1979-1981 Philadelphia Eagles
Michael Irvin * WR 1988-1999 Dallas Cowboys
Rickey Jackson LB 1981-1993 New Orleans Saints, 1994-1995 San Francisco 49ers
Joe Jacoby T 1981-1993 Washington Redskins
Jimmy Johnson Coach 1989-1993 Dallas Cowboys, 1996-1999 Miami Dolphins
Brent Jones TE 1987-1997 San Francisco 49ers
Ed “Too Tall” Jones DE 1974-1978, 1980-1989 Dallas Cowboys
Mike Kenn T 1978-1994 Atlanta Falcons
Cortez Kennedy ^ DT 1990-2000 Seattle Seahawks
Joe Klecko DE/DT/NT 1977-1987 New York Jets, 1988 Indianapolis Colts
Chuck Knox Coach 1973-1977, 1992-1994 Los Angeles Rams, 1978-1982 Buffalo Bills, 1983-1991 Seattle Seahawks
Bob Kuechenberg * G 1970-1984 Miami Dolphins (injured 1984)
Henry Lawrence G/T 1974-1986 Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders
Albert Lewis CB 1983-1993 Kansas City Chiefs, 1994-1998 Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders
Nick Lowery K 1978 New England Patriots, 1980-1993 Kansas City Chiefs, 1994-1996 New York Jets
Dexter Manley DE 1981-1989 Washington Redskins, 1990 Phoenix Cardinals, 1991 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Charles Mann DE 1983-1993 Washington Redskins, 1994 San Francisco 49ers
Fred Marion S 1982-1991 New England Patriots
Clay Matthews LB 1978-1993 Cleveland Browns, 1994-1996 Atlanta Falcons
Art McNally Game Official 1968-1991 National Football League
Karl Mecklenburg LB 1983-1994 Denver Broncos
Sam Mills LB 1986-1994 New Orleans Saints, 1995-1997 Carolina Panthers
Art Modell Owner 1961-1995 Cleveland Browns, 1996-2003 Baltimore Ravens
Art Monk * WR 1980-1993 Washington Redskins, 1994 New York Jets, 1995 Philadelphia Eagles
Warren Moon ^ QB 1984-1993 Houston Oilers, 1994-1996 Minnesota Vikings, 1997-1998 Seattle Seahawks, 1999-2000 Kansas City Chiefs
Nate Newton G 1986-1998 Dallas Cowboys, 1999 Carolina Panthers
John Offerdahl LB 1986-1993 Miami Dolphins
Lemar Parrish CB 1970-1977 Cincinnati Bengals, 1978-1981 Washington Redskins, 1982 Buffalo Bills
Drew Pearson WR 1973-1983 Dallas Cowboys
Jim Plunkett QB 1971-1975 New England Patriots, 1976-1977 San Francisco 49ers, 1979-1986 Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders
Andre Reed ^ WR 1985-1999 Buffalo Bills, 2000 Washington Redskins
Dan Reeves Coach 1981-1992 Denver Broncos, 1993-1996 New York Giants, 1997-2003 Atlanta Falcons
Ken Riley CB 1969-1983 Cincinnati Bengals
Reggie Roby P 1983-1992 Miami Dolphins, 1993-1994 Washington Redskins, 1995 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 1996-1997 Houston/Tennessee Oilers, 1998 San Francisco 49ers
George Rogers RB 1981-1984 New Orleans Saints, 1985-1987 Washington Redskins
Ed Sabol Contributor Founder - NFL Films
Steve Sabol Contributor President - NFL Films
Rich Saul C 1970-1981 Los Angeles Rams
Sterling Sharpe WR 1988-1994 Green Bay Packers
Donnie Shell S 1974-1987 Pittsburgh Steelers
Clyde Simmons ^ DE 1986-1993 Philadelphia Eagles, 1994-1995 Arizona Cardinals, 1996-1997 Jacksonville Jaguars, 1998 Cincinnati Bengals, 1999-2000 Chicago Bears
Phil Simms QB 1979-1993 New York Giants, injured-1982
Fred Smerlas NT 1979-1989 Buffalo Bills, 1990 San Francisco 49ers, 1991-1992 New England Patriots
Neil Smith ^ DE 1988-1996 Kansas City Chiefs, 1997-1999 Denver Broncos, 2000 San Diego Chargers
Ken Stabler QB 1970-1979 Oakland Raiders, 1980-1981 Houston Oilers, 1982-1984 New Orleans Saints
Paul Tagliabue Commissioner 1989-present National Football League
Darryl Talley LB 1983-1994 Buffalo Bills, 1995 Atlanta Falcons, 1996 Minnesota Vikings
Steve Tasker ST/WR 1985-1986 Houston Oilers, 1986-1997 Buffalo Bills
Joe Theismann QB 1974-1985 Washington Redskins
Derrick Thomas * LB 1989-1999 Kansas City Chiefs
Thurman Thomas ^ RB 1988-1999 Buffalo Bills, 2000 Miami Dolphins
Andre Tippett LB 1982-1993 New England Patriots
Jessie Tuggle ^ LB 1987-2000 Atlanta Falcons
Jeff Van Note C 1969-1986 Atlanta Falcons
Brad Van Pelt LB 1973-1983 New York Giants, 1984-1985 Los Angeles Raiders, 1986 Cleveland Browns
Herschel Walker RB 1986-1989, 1996-1997 Dallas Cowboys, 1989-1991 Minnesota Vikings, 1992-1994 Philadelphia Eagles, 1995 New York Giants
Everson Walls CB 1981-1989 Dallas Cowboys, 1990-1992 New York Giants, 1992-1993 Cleveland Browns
Roger Wehrli * CB 1969-1982 St. Louis Cardinals
Reggie White ^ DE/DT 1985-1992 Philadelphia Eagles, 1993-1998 Green Bay Packers, 2000 Carolina Panthers
Ralph Wilson, Jr. Owner 1959-Present Buffalo Bills
Ron Wolf Administrator 1991-2001 Green Bay Packers
George Young * Administrator 1968-1974 Baltimore Colts, 1975-1978 Miami Dolphins, 1979-1997 New York Giants, 1998-2001 National Football League
Gary Zimmerman T 1986-1992 Minnesota Vikings, 1993-1997 Denver Broncos
 
^ - First year of eligibility  
* - Finalist in 2005  

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