Pro Football Hall of Fame, Class of 2007



six former players voted in


Inductions will be on August 4-5 in Canton, Ohio. The Steelers and Saints will play in the annual Hall of Fame game.


Michael Irvin
- Dallas Cowboys wide receiver, 1988-1999
- three Super Bowl rings
- 1996 felony cocaine possession

Thurman Thomas
- running back of the Buffalo Bills, 1988-1999
- won four straight AFC titles
- never won the Super Bowl

Bruce Matthews
- voted in in his first year of elibibility
- 19 seasons with the Oilers/Titans franchise
- had played more games than any positional player in NFL history when he retired in 2001
- guard, tackle and center
- never missed a game because of injury

Roger Wehrli
- five-time All-Pro cornerback
- played 14 seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals from 1969
- once intercepted three passes by Roger Staubach in a win over Dallas

Charlie Sanders
- tight end with the Detroit Lions, 1968-1977

Gene Hickerson
- lineman for the Cleveland Browns, 1958-1973
- the lead blocker for Jim Brown, Leroy Kelly and Bobby Mitchell

Paul Tagliabue didn't make the cut.