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HOF announcement comes Thursday; Gradishar should finally get his place

Gradishar is a finalist for the Seniors Committee for the class getting announced on Thursday.

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Good morning, Broncos Country!

In just a few days Randy Gradishar will be a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Yes, the Denver Broncos linebacker will need the vote of the full selection committee, which has already taken place. But for all intents and purposes, when Gradishar became a Seniors finalist, he got inducted. It would take some otherworldly bullshit to finally get Gradishar this close and then not vote for him. Even the Hall of Selection Committee can’t screw this up.

There will definitely be those who want to wait until the actual announcement on Thursday for the NFL Honors. Even then, some won’t believe it.

The celebration will start on Thursday.

When Gradishar is finally announced as a Hall of Famer, it will automatically become one of the greatest moments in Broncos history.

One of the best defenses in NFL history, and one of the best middle linebackers in history, will finally get his place.

Let the countdown begin.

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