Latest Pro Football Hall of Fame News

White steps in, focused on giving Jets a 'fighting chance'

Nov. 24, 2022 13:09 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Mike White has already made it into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. So replacing a struggling Zach Wilson and trying to spark a stagnant offense should be no biggie for the New York Jets' new starting quarterback. Right? “Any...

Jefferson soaring for Vikings with Cowboys set to visit

Nov. 17, 2022 19:03 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Without even a split-second of hesitation, Kirk Cousins can hone in on the exact moment when he knew the Minnesota Vikings had their latest game-changing wide receiver in Justin Jefferson. The lanky first-round draft pick from LSU was just a rookie in 2020,...

Matt Ryan, interim coach Saturday rally Colts past Raiders

Nov. 13, 2022 23:10 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jeff Saturday joked that the Indianapolis Colts will start calling zone-read plays for 37-year-old quarterback Matt Ryan. Ryan has never been known for his swift feet, but his career-best, 39-yard scramble to convert a third-and-3 in the fourth quarter led to his...

Ray Guy, first Pro Football Hall of Fame punter, dies at 72

Nov. 03, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Ray Guy, the first punter to make the Pro Football Hall of Fame, died Thursday. He was 72. Southern Mississippi, where Guy starred before becoming the first punter ever taken in the first round of the NFL draft, said he died following a lengthy illness. He...

Pro Football Hall of Famer Charley Trippi dies at 100

Oct. 19, 2022 21:14 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Pro and College Football Hall of Famer Charley Trippi, a runner-up for the Heisman Trophy at Georgia who went on to lead the Cardinals to their most recent NFL championship in 1947, died Wednesday. He was 100. The University of Georgia announced that Trippi died...

Dan Snyder and other billionaires who own the NFL's teams

Oct. 18, 2022 15:39 PM EDT

Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder may not be on the formal agenda when his counterparts meet in New York on Tuesday. His name is sure to come up anyway. Snyder is the subject of multiple ongoing investigations by Congress and the league, and his status got renewed scrutiny last...

Pierce's run, Walker's gaffe help Texans topple Jags again

Oct. 09, 2022 17:55 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Dameon Pierce initially got hit behind the line of scrimmage. He slipped Rayshawn Jenkins' tackle and then six or seven more on his way to a 20-yard gain that was more impressive than the rookie's 75-yard touchdown run a week earlier. He might already be...

Thomas, Revis, Freeney headline 1st time Hall candidates

Sep. 20, 2022 13:55 PM EDT

Six-time All-Pro offensive lineman Joe Thomas, shutdown cornerback Darrelle Revis and speedy pass rusher Dwight Freeney headline the list of nine first-year eligible players picked among the 129 nominees for the 2023 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The other first-year...