In 2012 six former NFL players were inducted into the league's Hall of Fame bringing its member count to 273. Those inductees were cornerback Jack Butler, center Dermontti Dawson, defensive end/linebacker Chris Doleman, defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy, running back Curtis Martin, and tackle Willie Roaf.
Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy (96) celebrates Seattle's 27-24 victory over the Oakland Raiders in an NFL football game in Seattle. Kennedy was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012. (Dec. 16, 2000)
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chris Doleman (56) brings down Houston Oilers quarterback Warren Moon for a safety during preseason NFL football action in Minneapolis. Doleman is not one of the four Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees who won a Super Bowl. (Aug. 27, 1990)
Kansas City Chiefs tackle Willie Roaf reads a brief statement announcing his retirement from football at a law office in Kansas City, Mo. The 11-time Pro Bowl left tackle who helped pave the way for one of the league's most dynamic offenses said his body couldn't take one more season. (Sept. 14, 2006)
Former Pittsburgh Steeler Jack Butler speaks after being elected Into the 2012 Class during the Pro Football Hall of Fame News Conference at the JW Marriott on February 4, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Feb. 4, 2012)