CANTON, OH - AUGUST 6: Former Denver Broncos tight end Shannon Sharp poses with his bust at the Enshrinement Ceremony for the Pro Football Hall of Fame on August 6, 2011 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
There will be no Denver Broncos donning the yellow jacket in Canton this year. The announcement of the 2012 Hall-of-Fame finalists was just released and Denver will have no representation in this years class. Over the last couple years the Broncos have had a good run, getting Floyd Little and Shannon Sharpe inducted, but this year there's no such luck.
Steve Atwater, Karl Mecklenburg and Terrell Davis had made the list of Semi-Finalists on November 22nd, but were conspicuously absent this morning when the list was whittled down to 17 finalists.
Jump with me to see who the 17 finalists are.
Courtesy of www.ProFootballHOF.com
Jerome Bettis - Running Back - 1993-95 Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams, 1996-2005 Pittsburgh Steelers
Tim Brown - Wide Receiver/Kick Returner - 1988-2003 Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders, 2004 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Jack Butler* - Cornerback - 1951-59 Pittsburgh Steelers
Cris Carter - Wide Receiver - 1987-89 Philadelphia Eagles, 1990-2001 Minnesota Vikings, 2002 Miami Dolphins
Dermontti Dawson - Center - 1988-2000 Pittsburgh Steelers
Edward DeBartolo, Jr. - Owner - 1977-2000 San Francisco 49ers
Chris Doleman - Defensive End/Linebacker - 1985-1993, 1999 Minnesota Vikings, 1994-95 Atlanta Falcons, 1996-98 San Francisco 49ers
Kevin Greene - Linebacker/Defensive End - 1985-1992 Los Angeles Rams, 1993-95 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1996, 1998-99 Carolina Panthers, 1997 San Francisco 49ers
Charles Haley - Defensive End/Linebacker - 1986-1991, 1999 San Francisco 49ers, 1992-96 Dallas Cowboys
Cortez Kennedy - Defensive Tackle - 1990-2000 Seattle Seahawks
Curtis Martin - Running Back - 1995-97 New England Patriots, 1998-2005 New York Jets
Bill Parcells - Coach - 1983-1990 New York Giants, 1993-96 New England Patriots, 1997-99 New York Jets, 2003-06 Dallas Cowboys
Andre Reed - Wide Receiver - 1985-1999 Buffalo Bills, 2000 Washington Redskins
Willie Roaf - Tackle - 1993-2001 New Orleans Saints, 2002-05 Kansas City Chiefs
Will Shields - Guard - 1993-2006 Kansas City Chiefs
Dick Stanfel* - Guard - 1952-55 Detroit Lions, 1956-58 Washington Redskins
Aeneas Williams - Cornerback/Safety - 1991-2000 Phoenix/Arizona Cardinals, 2001-04 St. Louis Rams
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