Law is the first member of the Patriots' 18-year dynasty to actually be elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He's now second all time in receptions, sixth all time in receiving yards and eighth in receiving touchdowns. He played for the Kansas City Chiefs (1997-2008) and Atlanta Falcons (2009-13) during a 17-year playing career.
The Hall of Fame Class of 2019 will officially be enshrined on August 3 in Canton, Ohio.
A three-time Hall of Fame finalist, James is statistically one of the greatest running backs in National Football League history after his prolific 11-year National Football League career, the first seven of which he spent with the Colts.
Bailey, Gonzalez and Reed all got in on the first ballot.
A thrilled Gonzalez found the irony in learning of the honor in Atlanta. Especially considering Gonzalez was speaking in Atlanta to a local reporter. "How great would that be?" I always tell people I became a man, obviously, on the field but off the field as well out in Kansas City.
It's Groundhog Day again in the United States
Not bad for a groundhog. 'If I were you I'd go out and buy swimsuits, ' he told the crowd after waking up Phil just after 7.27am. According to his info-graphic, since 1887, Punxsutawney Phill has seen his shadow 104 times, signaling six more weeks of winter.
He's right about Kansas City's struggles, but, ouch.
Faneca made nine consecutive Pro Bowls while he was in the NFL. But when I got to Atlanta, it's like now you're part of this winning organization or on TV every week. Law was a two-time All Pro and made the Pro Bowl five times. Law was drafted in the first round of the 1995 NFL Draft by the Patriots and served as one of the most dominant defensive backs to play in his era. "We are very proud of Ed and congratulate him on this incredible, well-deserved honor". It hasn't sunk in yet.
Robinson twice intercepted 10 passes in a season (1966, 1970) for the Chiefs.
The 48-year-old spent most of his career with the New York Jets and also played with the Tennessee Titans and Seattle Seahawks. During his tenure, Bowlen has seen his team win over 350 games, 13 divion titles, seven AFC Championships and three Super Bowls (XXXII, XXXIII and 50).
Serving as vice president of personnel, Brandt helped develop new scouting and managment systems, many of which are still used today. He also holds the franchise record for rushing yards in a single season - 1,709 yards during the 2000 season.