Monday, February 19, 2018
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Other 2014 Pro Football Hall of Famers

Ray Guy, P

Team: Raiders (1973-86)

Of note: 14 seasons, 207 games. … First punter elected. … First punter drafted in the first round (23rd in 1973). … Led the league in average yards in 1974, 1975 and 1977. … Averaged 42.4 yards for his career. … Only three of his 1,049 punts were blocked. … Named to seven Pro Bowls. … First-team All-Pro three times.

Claude Humphrey, DE

Team: Falcons (1968-74, 1976-78); Eagles (1979-81)

Of note: 13 seasons, 171 games. … 122 career sacks (before they were an official stat). … Named defensive rookie of the year in 1968. … Recorded 14½ sacks in 1980 to help the Eagles reach the Super Bowl. … First-team All-Pro five times. … Six Pro Bowls.

Walter Jones, LT

Team: Seahawks (1997-2008)

Of note: 12 seasons, 190 games. … After the 1999 season, the former Florida State star became the first offensive lineman in Seahawks history to be elected to the Pro Bowl, the first of nine appearances. … Integral part of running back Shaun Alexander's MVP season of 2005. … First-team All-Pro four times. … Named to the All-Decade team of the 2000s.

Andre Reed, WR

Teams: Bills (1985-99); Redskins (2000)

Of note: 16 seasons, 234 games … Most prolific receiver in Bills history. … 951 career receptions were third in league history at the time of his retirement; now are 11th. … 941 career receptions remain a Bills record. … 13,095 receiving yards and 36 games with 100-plus yards remain team records. … Seven consecutive Pro Bowls.

Michael Strahan, DE

Team: Giants (1993-2007)

Of note: 15 seasons, 216 games. … Dominant pass-rusher and excellent at defending the run. … 141½ sacks are fifth all time. … Had 38 multisack games. … First-team All-Pro five times. … Voted to seven Pro Bowls. … Set NFL single-season record with 22½ sacks in 2001. … Unanimous NFL defensive player of the year in 2001.

Aeneas Williams, DB

Teams: Cardinals (1991-2000); Rams (2001-04)

Of note: 14 seasons, 211 games. … Starred at cornerback for 12 seasons before moving to safety. … Named to the Pro Bowl seven times as a cornerback, once as a safety. … First interception came in his debut. … Had five or more interceptions in a season six times. … Had 55 interceptions for 807 return yards and nine touchdowns.

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