A seniors committee choice, Easley played only seven seasons for Seattle. But what an impact he made. "Some folks said I deserved to be in the hall earlier; I don't believe that. Others say he didn't play long enough, I don't believe that."
Defensive end, 1997-2011
A third-round draft pick from Akron, Taylor had to pause several times to compose himself. "I honestly can't believe I am here," he said. His presenter was Jimmy Johnson, who coached him for several years with the Miami Dolphins.
Kicker, 1982-2004, 2006-07
The left-footer from Denmark, and a one-time Viking, became just the second placekicker inducted in Canton. "Good evening, Canton, Ohio," the NFL's career scoring leader began. "Good morning, Denmark."
Running back, 1995-2001
The 1998 NFL MVP talked about once "staring down the barrel of a shotgun" as a troubled teenager.
"Thank god someone talked the guy out of pulling the trigger," said Davis, who then determined to turn his life around.
Running back, 2001-11
A moving speech got several standing ovations from the 13,400. Speaking of America, he said: "I pray we dedicate ourselves to being the best team we can be, working and living together, representing the highest ideals of mankind."
He admitted that before buying the Cowboys, he had "become afraid of business heights" after having several failed enterprises. But he also had learned, "Don't let anyone know you are scared and just keep on keeping on."
The former grocery store worker, former Arena Football League QB was presented by his wife, Brenda. "People say Hollywood couldn't have written it any better," Warner said. "After this, they don't have a chance."