Hall of Famers and League Champions

01/01/2005
'70s Steelers had most HOFers among SB champs

HOF Enshrinees

Here’s a look at the NFL championship teams that had the most Hall of Famers on their team. (* Coach; +Contributor)

Super Bowl Era

12 – 1974 Pittsburgh Steelers (Super Bowl IX champions)
1975 Steelers (Super Bowl X champions)
1978 Steelers (Super Bowl XIII champions)
1979 Steelers (Super Bowl XIV champions)
Mel Blount, Terry Bradshaw, Joe Greene, Jack Ham, Franco Harris, Jack Lambert, Chuck Noll*, Art Rooney+, Dan Rooney+, John Stallworth, Lynn Swann, Mike Webster

10 – 1966 Green Bay Packers (Super Bowl I champions)
Herb Adderley, Willis Davis, Forrest Gregg, Paul Hornung, Henry Jordan, Vince Lombardi*, Ray Nitschke, Bart Starr, Jim Taylor, Willie Wood


10– 1971 Dallas Cowboys (Super Bowl VI champions)
Herb Adderley, Lance Alworth, Mike Ditka, Forrest Gregg, Tom Landry*, Bob Lilly, Mel Renfro, Tex Schramm+, Roger Staubach, Rayfield Wright

8 – 1967 Packers (Super Bowl II champions)
Herb Adderley, Willie Davis, Forrest Gregg, Henry Jordan, Vince Lombardi*, Ray Nitschke, Bart Starr, Willie Wood

… and before the Super Bowl they were simply called NFL Champions

1961 Packers
The 1961 NFL Champion Green Bay Packers featured 12 future Hall of Famers including head coach Vince Lombardi who does not appear in this photo. The Hall of Famers: front row: #26 Herb Adderley; second row: #24 Willie Wood; third row: #15 Bart Starr, #51 Jim Ringo; #87 Willie Davis; top row: #75 Forrest Gregg, # 45 Emlen Tunnell, #66 Ray Nitschke; #74 Henry Jordan, #31 Jim Taylor, #5 Paul Hornung
12 – 1961 Packers
Herb Adderley, Willie Davis, Forrest Gregg, Paul Hornung, Henry Jordan, Vince Lombardi*, Ray Nitschke, Jim Ringo, Bart Starr, Jim Taylor, Emlen Tunnell, Willie Wood

11 – 1962 Packers 
Herb Adderley, Willie Davis, Forrest Gregg, Paul Hornung, Henry Jordan, Vince Lombardi*, Ray Nitschke, Jim Ringo, Bart Starr, Jim Taylor, Willie Wood

10 – 1965 Packers
Herb Adderley, Willis Davis, Forrest Gregg, Paul Hornung, Henry Jordan, Vince Lombardi*, Ray Nitschke, Bart Starr, Jim Taylor, Willie Wood

8 – 1950 Cleveland Browns
Paul Brown*, Len Ford, Frank Gatski, Otto Graham, Lou Groza, Dante Lavelli, Marion Motley, Bill Willis

8 – 1954 Browns
Paul Brown*, Doug Atkins, Len Ford, Frank Gatski, Otto Graham, Lou Groza, Dante Lavelli, Mike McCormack

 

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