Pro Football Hall of Fame speeches

  • Updated: August 3, 2014 - 12:06 AM

Hall of Fame inductee Walter Jones poses with his bust during the 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

“I’m the only player that’s sitting here to play his entire career in the state of Florida.” Derrick Brooks, LB, 1995-2008

“It’s been long, long overdue, but now the Hall of Fame has a complete team.” Ray Guy, punter, 1973-86

“I’ve waited 30 years to get to this podium, so don’t rush me, guys.” Claude Humphrey, DE, 1968-74, 1976-81

“I’ll wear [the yellow jacket] with pride, and I promise to respect all it represents as long as I live.” Walter Jones, OT, 1997-2008

“Oh yeah, and the Bills will stay in Buffalo, too.” Andre Reed, WR, 1985-2000

To Lawrence Taylor, another Giants Hall of Famer who was in attendance: “I’m still scared of you.” Michael Strahan, DE, 1993-2007

“So I’m telling you, pay attention to the signs God’s giving you.” Aeneas Williams, DB, 1991-2004











 

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  • Hall of Fame inductee Aeneas Williams, left, poses with his presenter Lawrence Williams, his father, during the 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

  • Hall of Fame Inductee Claude Humphrey poses with his bust during the 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

  • Hall of Fame Inductee Derrick Brooks, left, with his son, presenter Decalon Brooks, pose with the bust during the 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

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  • Hall of Fame inductee Ray Guy poses with his bust during the 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

  • Hall of Fame inductee Andre Reed poses with his bust during the 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

  • Hall of Fame inductee Michael Strahan, left, with presenter Jay Glazer pose with Strahan's bust during the Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

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Aug 23 - at Kansas City 7 pmX30-12
Aug 28 - at Tennessee 7 pmX19-3
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Sep 21 - at New Orleans NoonX20-9
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Oct 2 - at Green Bay 7:25 pmX42-10
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