Latest Johnny Robinson News

Law, Reed, Mawae, Bowlen, Brandt, Robinson, Bailey in hall

Aug. 3, 2019 11:57 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — What a defensive backfield in gold jackets: Ed Reed , Ty Law and Champ Bailey. And what a challenge they had throughout their careers, trying to cover fellow inductee Tony Gonzalez. All four entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night. "Fitting to be in here with Mr. Johnny...

The Latest: Tony Gonzalez enters Hall of Fame

Aug. 3, 2019 11:54 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday night (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Tony Gonzalez probably could have been a star in the NBA. Instead, he chose the NFL path, and the most productive tight end in history has entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame. A...

Gonzalez enters hall with 3 DBs who tried covering him

Aug. 3, 2019 2:42 AM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — At one end of the room sat Tony Gonzalez. All the way across it was Ed Reed. Sometimes in the past, that's as close to each other as the two new Hall of Famers cared to be. Same thing for Champ Bailey and Ty Law when it came to covering Gonzalez, the game-changing tight end and matchup...

Fangio coaches after kidney stone issue, Denver wins

Aug. 2, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — For a while Thursday, Vic Fangio didn't know if his long-awaited debut as a head coach would happen in the Hall of Fame game. Fangio finished team meetings, then headed to a hospital because of a kidney stone. Though determined to lead his new team, the Denver Broncos, against Atlanta,...

Looking for starters at Hall of Fame Game? Try the O-lines

Aug. 1, 2019 2:04 AM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — It's the first preseason NFL game, which means most starters get to visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame, then watch the youngsters go at it. So if you're looking for any likely regulars on the field Thursday night for the Falcons and Broncos, focus on the offensive lines. Denver's new...

HOF Preview: AFL-NFL star Robinson headed to Hall of Fame

Jul. 30, 2019 9:38 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It seemed that one by one, members of the only Kansas City Chiefs team to win the Super Bowl would get a phone call or a knock on the door letting them know they had become Hall of Famers. The quarterback, Len Dawson. The linebackers, Bobby Bell and Willie Lanier. Even the coach,...