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Guy, Brooks, Jones, Strahan, Reed, Williams, Humphrey elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

Football fan Brian Jackson, of Newark, N.J. stops to look at autographed memorabilia of NFL Hall of Fame players, Walter Payton, Johnny Unitas, and Jim Brown at a store along Super Bowl Boulevard Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in New York. The Denver Broncos take on the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII Sunday at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
February 01, 2014 - 4:19 PM

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Ray Guy has become the first punter elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Joining the long-time Oakland Raider were two first-time eligible players, linebacker Derrick Brooks and offensive tackle Walter Jones.

The class of 2014 also included defensive end Michael Strahan, receiver Andre Reed, defensive back Aeneas Williams and defensive end Claude Humphrey, who like Guy was a senior selection.

The announcement was made Saturday night at NFL Honors, less than 24 hours before the Denver Broncos meet the Seattle Seahawks in the first Super Bowl in a non-domed stadium in a cold-weather city.

Among the finalists who didn't get in were two with ties to the Indianapolis Colts and current Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning — coach Tony Dungy and receiver Marvin Harrison.

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