Thank you for being the best momma that you could be for me and my sister and brothers. The Bears have been one of the most efficient in doing so for years now, which has given them one less thing to worry about going into training camp and preseason. "It's about the mere fact that the sports writers are not in alignment with the mission and core values of the Hall of Fame". Reed would also become the first pure safety in 33 years to get voted into the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility - Ken Houston was the last to do so back in 1986 - and the tenth pure safety to be enshrined.
When giving his Hall of Fame induction speech in Chattanooga on Saturday, former National Football League wide receiver Terrell Owenssaid he skipped the ceremony in Canton because of sportswriters.
"To my fellow Hall of Famer members - Bob Bethard, Robert Brazille, Brian Dawkins, Jerry Kramer, Ray Lewis, Brian Urlacher and "The Freak" Randy Moss - I want to say congratulations to you guys, " Owens said.
Owens arrived to the ceremony in style, sporting a suit with the Pro Football Hall of Fame logo. By holding his own ceremony, Owens heard short speeches from five coaches, including three former position coaches, with James Kirksey and Ray Sherman from the NFL.
"If I had to pick, it would be a combination of both guys", Rice said with a laugh. "I hope over my 13 seasons I made you Bears fans proud". The six-time Pro Bowler compiled 15,934 receiving yards and 153 receiving touchdowns on 1,078 career receptions. "But I love me more".
"We have more commonalities than differences".
"When I came into the NFL I had no sense of direction", Moss said.