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"Threw my phone across the room", the former Seahawk, Jet and Titan said. "It's overwhelming. It really is".

A thrilled Gonzalez found the irony in learning of the honor in Atlanta.

Reed is the first pure safety to be inducted into the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility since Ken Houston in 1986. He played 12 seasons for the Texans in the Chiefs. Richard Seymour was also a finalist for the 2019 class, but was not elected. Gonzalez holds a number of Chiefs records and trails only Jerry Rice for career receptions. He was the prototype for ex-basketball players moving to the National Football League and using their athleticism to become great at the tight end position.

Bailey was a 12-time Pro Bowl selection and a three-time All-Pro. He ranks seventh all-time in interceptions with 64 and is the NFL's all-time leader in interception return yardage with 1,590 - he returned seven for touchdowns.

Reed, a nine-time Pro Bowl selection, teamed with Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Lewis on some of Baltimore's stout defenses.

In a 17-year career that ended with the 2013 season, Gonzalez caught 1,325 passes, the second most in National Football League history, for 111 touchdowns. "Having all my family around, the Bowlen family go in as well, I never dreamed I would be in a class like this".

Robinson was a seven-time Pro Bowl player and a six-time All-Pro who won three AFL titles with the Chiefs and Dallas Texans. He is suffering from Alzheimer's disease, which has put the future of the Broncos' franchise on uncertain ground.

James, a finalist this year for a third time in four years, will now turn his focus to the Class of 2020.

Following his time with the Patriots, Law spent time with the New York Jets (2005, 2008), Kansas City Chiefs (2006-07) and Denver Broncos (2009).

"This is incredible", Law said. The only one who made it was Kevin Mawae. Broncos owner Pat Bowlen and executive Gil Brandt were also elected. Since 1995, he's been a contributor for NFL.com. But when I got to Atlanta, it was like all of the sudden you're part of this winning organization.

He became active in charities in the Kansas City area.

"It's a hard award to win", Mahomes, who just completed his second season, said. While he did not quite get a touchdown, Denver scored soon thereafter and won the game. He played his final four years with the Tennessee Titans. Atwater, a big, physical player like Lynch, made it to the round of 10. At age 4, Griffin had his left hand amputated. The brothers played college football at the University of Central Florida, and both now play for the Seahawks.

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