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2014 finalists by position

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01/09/2014
Here is a look at the 17 finalists for the Class of 2014 and how they could impact the Hall of Fame’s roster by position (modern-era only) if elected.


OFFENSE


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GUARD
2014 Finalist: Will Shields
In the Hall (14): Larry Allen (also T), Joe DeLamielleure, Russ Grimm, John Hannah, Gene Hickerson, Stan Jones (also T-DT), Larry Little, Tom Mack, Bruce Matthews (also C-T), Randall McDaniel, Mike Munchak, Jim Parker (also T), Billy Shaw, Gene Upshaw.

TACKLE
2014 Finalist: Walter Jones
In the Hall (20): Bob Brown, Roosevelt Brown, Lou Creekmur (also G), Dan Dierdorf, Forrest Gregg (also G), Lou Groza (also PK), Stan Jones (also G-DT), Bruce Matthews (also G-C), Mike McCormack, Ron Mix, Anthony Muñoz, Jonathan Ogden, Jim Parker (also G), Willie Roaf, Bob St. Clair, Art Shell, Jackie Slater, Rayfield Wright, Ron Yary, Gary Zimmerman.

Jerome Bettis
RUNNING BACK
2014 Finalist: Jerome Bettis
In the Hall (29): Marcus Allen, Jim Brown, Earl Campbell, Larry Csonka, Eric Dickerson, Tony Dorsett, Marshall Faulk, Frank Gifford, Franco Harris, Paul Hornung, John Henry Johnson, Leroy Kelly, Floyd Little, Curtis Martin, Ollie Matson, Hugh McElhenny, Lenny Moore, Marion Motley, Walter Payton, Joe Perry, John Riggins, Barry Sanders, Gale Sayers, O.J. Simpson, Emmitt Smith, Jim Taylor, Thurman Thomas, Charley Trippi, Doak Walker

WIDE RECEIVER
2014 Finalists: Tim Brown (also KR/PR), Marvin Harrison, Andre Reed,
In the Hall (22): Lance Alworth, Raymond Berry, Fred Biletnikoff, Cris Carter, Tom Fears, Bob Hayes, Elroy Hirsch (also HB), Michael Irvin, Charlie Joiner, Steve Largent, Dante Lavelli, James Lofton, Don Maynard, Tommy McDonald, Bobby Mitchell (also HB), Art Monk, Pete Pihos, Jerry Rice, John Stallworth, Lynn Swann, Charley Taylor (also HB), Paul Warfield.


DEFENSE



Charles Haley
LINEBACKER
2014 Finalists: Derrick Brooks, Kevin Greene (also DE), Charles Haley (also DE)
In the Hall (23): Chuck Bednarik (also C) Bobby Bell (also DE), Nick Buoniconti, Dick Butkus, Harry Carson, George Connor (also DT-T), Bill George, Jack Ham, Chris Hanburger, Ted Hendricks, Sam Huff, Rickey Jackson (also DE), Jack Lambert, Willie Lanier, Ray Nitschke, Les Richter, Dave Robinson, Joe Schmidt, Mike Singletary, Lawrence Taylor, Derrick Thomas, Andre Tippett, Dave Wilcox.

DEFENSIVE END
2014 Finalists: Charles Haley (also LB), Claude Humphrey, Michael Strahan
In the Hall (17): Doug Atkins, Elvin Bethea, Willie Davis, Fred Dean, Richard Dent, Chris Doleman (also LB), Carl Eller, Len Ford, Dan Hampton (also DT), Deacon Jones, Howie Long, Gino Marchetti, Andy Robustelli, Lee Roy Selmon, Bruce Smith, Reggie White, Jack Youngblood.

CORNERBACK
2014 Finalist: Aeneas Williams (also S)
In the Hall (16): Herb Adderley, Lem Barney, Mel Blount, Willie Brown, Jack Butler, Darrell Green, Mike Haynes, Jimmy Johnson, Dick “Night Train” Lane, Dick LeBeau, Ronnie Lott (also S), Mel Renfro (also S), Deion Sanders (also KR-PR), Emmitt Thomas, Roger Wehrli, Rod Woodson (also S)

John Lynch
SAFETY
2014 Finalist: John Lynch
In the Hall (10): Jack Christiansen, Ken Houston, Paul Krause, Yale Lary, Ronnie Lott (also CB), Mel Renfro (also CB), Emlen Tunnell, Larry Wilson, Willie Wood, Rod Woodson (also CB)


SPECIAL TEAMS



KICKER
2014 Finalist: Morten Andersen
In the Hall (1): Jan Stenerud

PUNTER
2014 Finalist: Ray Guy
In the Hall (0)


COACH



2014 Finalist: Tony Dungy
In the Hall (16): George Allen, Paul Brown, Weeb Ewbank, Joe Gibbs, Sid Gillman, Bud Grant, George Halas, Tom Landry, Marv Levy, Vince Lombardi, John Madden, Chuck Noll, Bill Parcells, Don Shula, Hank Stram, Bill Walsh.


CONTRIBUTOR



2014 Finalist: Edward DeBartolo, Jr.
In the Hall (19): Bert Bell, Charles Bidwill, Joe Carr, Al Davis, Jim Finks, George Halas, Lamar Hunt, Earl “Curly” Lambeau, Tim Mara, Wellington Mara, George Preston Marshall, Hugh “Shorty” Ray, Dan Reeves, Art Rooney, Dan Rooney, Pete Rozelle, Ed Sabol, Tex Schramm, Ralph Wilson, Jr.

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