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The Class of 2017 Hall of Fame inductees

LaDainian Tomlinson waves to the crowd after receiving

LaDainian Tomlinson waves to the crowd after receiving his gold jacket during the Pro Football Hall of Fame dinner at Canton Memorial Civic Center in Canton, Ohio, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Photo Credit: AP / Scott Heckel

MORTEN ANDERSEN

Born Aug. 19, 1960 in Copenhagen, Denmark . . . Kicker . . . 1982-1994 New Orleans Saints, 1995-2000, 2006-07 Atlanta Falcons, 2001 Giants, 2002-03 Kansas City Chiefs, 2004 Minnesota Vikings . . . Scored more than 90 points in 22 seasons . . . Topped 100-point total 14 times . . . Five All-Pro teams . . . After 13 years with Saints and ranking as team’s all-time leading scorer, joined the Falcons in 1995 . . . Falcons career scoring leader . . . NFL records for career points (2,544), most field goals (565), games played (382) . . . Named to two NFL All-Decade Teams (1980s and 1990s).

TERRELL DAVIS

Born Oct. 28, 1972 in San Diego . . . Running Back . . . 1995-2001 Denver Broncos . . . Rushed for 1,750 yards and league-high 15 TDs in 1997 . . . In 1998 became fourth runner in NFL history to rush for 2,000 yards in a season (2,008) and led NFL with 21 rushing TDs en route to Denver’s second straight Super Bowl title . . . Set playoff record with seven straight 100-yard performances . . . MVP of Super Bowl XXXII, rushing for 157 yards, three TDs against Packers . . . Named to All-Decade Team of the 1990s.

KENNY EASLEY

Born Jan. 15, 1959 in Chesapeake, Virginia . . . Safety . . . 1981-87 Seattle Seahawks . . . Was defensive rookie of the year . . . Defensive player of the year in 1983 and ’84 . . . All-Pro four straight seasons, 1982-85 . . . Named to All-Decade Team of 1980s.

JERRY JONES

Born Oct. 13, 1942 in Los Angeles . . . Owner, president, GM of the Dallas Cowboys . . . First owner to win three Super Bowls in first seven years of ownership . . . Cowboys in playoffs 13 times under Jones . . . Leadership in sports marketing and promotion has influenced landscape of NFL and America’s sports culture . . . Vision was driving influence in the creation and development of AT&T stadium.

JASON TAYLOR

Born Sept. 1, 1974 in Pittsburgh . . . Defensive end . . . 1997-2007, 2009, 2011 Miami Dolphins, 2008 Washington Redskins, 2010 Jets. . . Double-digit sack total in six seasons in eight-year span (2000-07) . . . Defensive player of the year in 2006 . . . Led NFL with career-high 181⁄2 sacks in 2002 . . . Named to All-Decade Team of the 2000s.

LADAINIAN TOMLINSON

Born June 23, 1979 in Rosebud, Texas . . . Running Back . . . 2001-09 San Diego Chargers, 2010-11 Jets . . . Rushed for 1,236 yards and 10 TDs and had 59 receptions for 367 yards in rookie season. . . . Most Valuable Player in 2006 with league-leading 1,815 yards and 28 touchdowns rushing, and 56 catches for 508 yards and three TDs to set NFL record with 31 touchdowns and 186 points in a season . . . Set NFL record with rushing touchdown in 18 straight games (2004-05) . . . All-Pro four straight seasons (2004-07) . . . Named to All-Decade Team of 2000s.

KURT WARNER

Born June 22, 1971 in Burlington, Iowa . . . Quarterback . . . 1998-2003 St. Louis Rams, 2004 Giants, 2005-09 Arizona Cardinals . . . Two-time NFL MVP (1999 and 2001) and Super Bowl XXXIV MVP after leading Rams to 23-16 victory over Tennessee Titans . . . Set Super Bowl record with 414 passing yards . . . His season totals included a league-leading and career-high 4,830 yards and 36 touchdowns to post a 101.4 passer rating . . . In 2008 led Arizona Cardinals to Super Bowl.

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