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Kenny Easley’s “Hallelujah!” on Making the Pro Football Hall of Fame
Kenny Easley was watching TV in his Chesapeake, Virginia, home six months ago when he suddenly began gasping for breath. He thought the sensation would pass, but when it didn’t, his wife insisted that he go to the hospital. Hours later, specialists did a routine cardiac catheterization to diagnose if there was a blockage. “We’re going to fix whatever we find,” Easley recalled a doctor telling him confidently. But minutes after starting, doctors stopped and delivered unexpected news for a 57-year-old lifelong athlete: He needed triple bypass surgery right away. “I was stunned,” said Easley, now 58 . “Not my heart. Maybe ...
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Kenny Easley Elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame
And Kenny Easley now makes it an even four Seahawks Legends in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame's selection committee today officially transitioned Easley from "senior finalist" to "Class of 2017." He will join his former teammate, Steve Largent, who was enshrined in the Hall in 1995, as well as Seahawks Legends Cortez Kennedy (enshrined in 2012), and Walter Jones (enshrined in 2014). "I'm enormously grateful for this opportunity," said Easley on his selection. "To be reconsidered after 20 years, I'm glad it happened now, because I feel that if it had happened in 1997, I wouldn't be as grateful as I am right ...