No Denver Broncos among 2013 NFL Hall of Fame finalists

Strahan, Sapp, Ogden among Hall of Fame finalists


The Denver Broncos will not have any new members inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame this year.

The league has announced on Friday the 15 modern-era finalist. The four Broncos that made it to the semifinalist did not make the cut.

Those Broncos were: Running back Terrell Davis, linebacker Karl Mecklenburg and safeties John Lynch and Steve Atwater.

Defensive end Michael Strahan and defensive tackle Warren Sapp made the cut, along with tackle Jonathan Ogden and guard-tackle Larry Allen.

Other finalists are running back Jerome Bettis; receivers Cris Carter, Tim Brown and Andre Reed; LB-DEs Charles Haley and Kevin Greene; guard Will Shields; defensive back Aeneas Williams; coach Bill Parcells; and owners Edward DeBartolo Jr. and Art Modell.

The two senior nominees are defensive tackle Curley Culp and linebacker Dave Robinson.

Between four and seven new members will be selected Feb. 2, the day before the Super Bowl, in New Orleans.

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