2005 Preliminary Nominees - Alphabetical

10/21/2004

 Irvin-150-150

 Klecko-150-150

 Tagliabue-150-150

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Class of 2005 Preliminary Nominees NamedPreliminary Nominees by Position

Player Pos. Years, Team(s)
Ken Anderson QB 1971-1986 Cincinnati Bengals
Steve Atwater^ S 1989-1999 Denver Broncos
Matt Blair LB 1974-1985 Minnesota Vikings
Cliff Branch WR 1972-1985 Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders
C. O. Brocato Contributor 1974-1976, 1981-present Houston Oilers/Tennessee Oilers/Tennessee Titans
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
Mark Clayton WR 1983-1992 Miami Dolphins, 1993 Green Bay Packers
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/G 1968-1974 Kansas City Chiefs, 1974-1980 Houston Oilers, 1980-1981 Detroit Lions
Isaac Curtis WR 1973-1984 Cincinnati Bengals
Fred Dean DE 1975-1981 San Diego Chargers, 1981-1985 San Francisco 49ers
Ed DeBartolo, Jr. Contributor 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
Henry Ellard WR 1983-1993 Los Angeles Rams, 1994-1998 Washington Redskins, 1998 New England Patriots
Russ Francis TE 1975-1980, 1987-1988 New England Patriots, 1982-1987 San Francisco 49ers
Mark Gastineau DE 1979-1988 New York Jets
Randy Gradishar LB 1974-1983 Denver Broncos
Leon Gray T 1973-1978 New England Patriots, 1979-1981 Houston Oilers, 1982-1983 New Orleans Saints
Kevin Greene^ LB 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 Contributor 1965-1992 National Football League
Charles Haley^ DE/LB 1986-1991, 1999 San Francisco 49ers, 1992-1996 Dallas Cowboys
Lester Hayes* CB 1977-1986 Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders
Jay Hilgenberg C/G 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
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
Henry Lawrence T/G 1974-1986 Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders
Albert Lewis CB 1983-1993 Kansas City Chiefs, 1994-1998 Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders
Louis Lipps WR 1984-1991 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1992 New Orleans Saints
Nick Lowery K 1978 New England Patriots, 1980-1993 Kansas City Chiefs, 1994-1996 New York Jets
Dan Marino^ QB 1983-1999 Miami Dolphins
Harvey Martin DE 1973-1983 Dallas Cowboys
Clay Matthews LB 1978-1993 Cleveland Browns, 1994-1996 Atlanta Falcons
Art McNally Contributor 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 Contributor 1961-1995 Cleveland Browns, 1996-2003 Baltimore Ravens
Art Monk* WR 1980-1993 Washington Redskins, 1994 New York Jets, 1995 Philadelphia Eagles
Haven Moses WR 1968-1972 Buffalo Bills, 1972-1981 Denver Broncos
Nate Newton^ G 1986-1998 Dallas Cowboys, 1999 Carolina Panthers
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
Dan Reeves^ Coach 1981-1992 Denver Broncos, 1993-1996 New York Giants, 1997-2003 Atlanta Falcons
Gerald Riggs RB 1982-1988 Atlanta Falcons, 1989-1991 Washington Redskins
Ken Riley CB 1969-1983 Cincinnati Bengals
Ed Sabol Contributor 1964-1995 NFL Films
Steve Sabol Contributor 1964-present NFL Films
Rich Saul C 1970-1981 Los Angeles Rams
Donnie Shell S 1974-1987 Pittsburgh Steelers
Albert Shelley ST/DB 1987-1996 Atlanta Falcons
Phil Simms QB 1979-1993 New York Giants
Fred Smerlas NT/DT 1979-1989 Buffalo Bills, 1990 San Francisco 49ers, 1991-1992 New England Patriots
Chris Spielman LB 1988-1995 Detroit Lions, 1996-1997 Buffalo Bills
Ken Stabler QB 1970-1979 Oakland Raiders, 1980-1981 Houston Oilers, 1982-1984 New Orleans Saints
Paul Tagliabue Contributor 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
Derrick Thomas^ LB 1989-1999 Kansas City Chiefs
Andre Tippett LB 1982-1993 New England Patriots
Jeff Van Note C 1969-1986 Atlanta Falcons
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
Doug Williams QB 1978-1982 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 1986-1989 Washington Redskins
Ralph Wilson, Jr. Contributor 1959-Present Buffalo Bills
Ron Wolf Contributor 1991-2001 Green Bay Packers
George Young* Contributor 1979-1997 New York Giants, 1998-2001 National Football League
Steve Young^ QB 1985-1986 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 1987-1999 San Francisco 49ers
Gary Zimmerman* T 1986-1992 Minnesota Vikings, 1993-1997 Denver Broncos

^ First Year of Eligibility
* On last year's list of 15 finalists

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