The front of the Hall of Fame was reminicent of past enshrinement ceremonies as an audience filled the front of the building.
More than 80 Hall of Famers were on hand for the ceremony.
Hall of Famer and Canton, Ohio native, Dan Dierdorf gave a few remarks about growing up near the Hall of Fame.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addressed the crowd.
Following the speeches, a ceremonial grondbreaking was held.
The shovel used by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Following the ceremonial groundbreaking, NFLPA Executive Director, DeMaurice Smith joined Goodell on the front steps of the Hall of Fame to sign the new 10-year CBA.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell signs the new CBA.
NFLPA Executive Director, DeMaurice Smith signs the CBA.
Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith shake hands and pose for the media on hand after signing the document.
Members of the legendary rock group "The O Jays" perform the National Anthem at the ceremonial groundbreaking for the "Future 50" Expansion & Renovation project.