Peyton Manning and Charles Woodson are One of 14 first-year Qualified Applicants to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Mixing the two-time Super Bowl champion quarterback along with the celebrity cornerback/safety on the ballot are recipients Calvin Johnson, Wes Welker, and Roddy White; running back Steven Jackson; tight end Heath Miller; offensive linemen D’Brickashaw Ferguson and Logan Mankins; defensive linemen Jared Allen, Justin Tuck, and Kevin Williams; linebacker Jerod Mayo; along with defensive back Charles Tillman.
In all there are 130 nominees for five modern-era spots. The roster of nominees is composed of 65 offensive players, 49 defensive players along with 16 special team players. The record will be decreased to 25 semifinalists in November and also to 15 finalists in January. A maximum of five modern-era gamers will likely be selected while the selection committee matches the Saturday before the Super Bowl at Tampa, Florida.
Eighteen finalists will be introduced to the complete 48-member panel: the 15 modern-era finalists, and also the newly nominated Drew Pearson (older ); Bill Nunn (contributor); and Tom Flores (trainer ).
Enshrinement in the hallway in Canton, Ohio, will take place next August when members of this 2020 course and a particular centennial course also will input the soccer shrine. The 2020 course wasn’t able to be enshrined on account of this coronavirus pandemic and will be honored following summer.