Steelers to face Saints in HOF Game

Enshrinement Published on : 2/3/2007


The Pittsburgh Steelers and New Orleans Saints will kick off the 2007 preseason schedule in the annual AFC-NFC Hall of Fame Game in Canton on Sunday August 5. The announcement came today from Miami, home of Super Bowl XLI.

Also announced this afternoon is that NFL Network will televise the preseason classic. It marks the first time that NFL Network will carry the game.

The game announcement came during the press conference revealing the Class of 2007. The Hall of the Fame's Board of Selectors met early this morning to elect the new class of inductees. Gene Hickerson, Michael Irvin, Bruce Matthews, Charlie Sanders, Thurman Thomas, and Roger Wehrli will be formally enshrined during ceremonies at Fawcett Stadium in Canton on Saturday August 4th. The NFL Network will also broadcast the enshrinement.

A ticket policy for the game will be announced at a later date.