In Their Words: Our Favorite Quotes from the Class of 2021



With less than two months to go until 2021 Enshrinement, excitement is reaching its peak for what the likes of Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson and Calvin Johnson will say on the Enshrinement stage.

In anticipation of the Class of 2021’s speeches, we’ve gone back and found our favorite quotes from some of the members of the class. We may even get an idea of what they’ll say on stage on August 8.


John Lynch on Mental Toughness

“You can talk about the talent this team has all you want, but I think it’s the mental toughness and the work ethic that sets us apart.”

Tom Flores on Commitment

“A total commitment is paramount to reaching the ultimate in performance.”

Calvin Johnson on Getting Down

“You can’t get down and think things won’t get better, or they definitely won’t.”

Charles Woodson on Respect

“I’m fighting for respect on every down. It doesn’t matter what the record is or what’s happening on the field.”

Peyton Manning on Being a Winner

“It’s not wanting to win that makes you a winner. It’s refusing to fail.”

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