18 results for month: 08/2017

A Visit with Efren Herrera

A Visit with Rod Jones

Kenny Easley’s Enshrinement Speech

Well, good evening! To all the family and friends and lovers of football all across America, and the world, thank you for being here today. I'd like to start by sharing a passage from the Bible that I've leaned on and counted on, and trusted with all certainty through the years. And that would be Philippians 4 and 6, and it says: be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication. With thanks giving, let your request be known to God. I was first nominated for the Hall in 1997; twenty years later, be anxious for nothing. The Hall of Fame was dropped on the shoulders of Kenny Easley like a pair of shoulder pads. Some folks ...

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Kenny Easley’s Hall of Fame Party

What better way to wrap up a parade and get ready for an enshrinement speech than to hold a party. That's what Kenny Easley did Saturday, with a bevy of former teammates, family and friends on hand to help him celebrate his Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement. Former teammates on hand at the party included: Kerry Justin, John Harris, Eugene Robinson, Jacob Green, Paul Johns, Dave Krieg, and Manu Tuiasosopo. With just a few hours to go until he would be center stage delivering his speech, Kenny was decked out looking like a new member of The Avengers - "The Enforcer." (all photos by Corky Trewin) " order_by="sortorder" order_direc...

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Kenny Easley’s Hall of Fame Parade

Kenny Easley was up bright and early Saturday morning for the Canton Repository Grand Parade, held in downtown Canton, Ohio. More than 200,000 spectators lined Cleveland Avenue to welcome the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2017 enshrinees, along with many returning Gold Jackets. Kenny rode in a Chevy Camaro alongside Tommy Rhodes, who will present him Saturday evening prior to Kenny's enshrinement speech. Right behind Kenny in the parade route were his family members, all decked out in Seahawks colors. The Class of 2017 Enshrinement Ceremony begins at 4:00 pm PT Saturday, and will be carried live on the NFL Network and ESPN. (...

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Legends and the Solar Eclipse

A Gold Jacket for Kenny Easley

Kenny Easley and his fellow members of the Class of 2017 were front and center in Canton, Ohio, Friday for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Gold Jacket Ceremony. Each was introduced by program host Rich Eisen of ESPN, and then they ran a gauntlet of congratulations from Hall of Fame members on their way to the main stage. Kenny exchanged hugs with fellow Seahawks Legends/Hall of Fame members Steve Largent and Walter Jones on his way down the line, as well as from Warren Moon. And as a special tribute, all Hall of Fame members present wore #96 buttons on their jackets in memory of Cortez Kennedy, who passed away in May. " order_by="sortorder" ...

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NFL Alumni News – 2017 Archives

Legends Community Newsletter - August 2017 Features: *Bridge to Success Program *Sign Up for the Legends Fantasy Football League *Upcoming NFL Player Care Foundation Health Screenings Legends Community Newsletter - June 2017 Features: *Register for NFL Concussion Settlement Benefits *NFL Social Media Updates *New NFL Player Benefits Website: NFLPlayerBenefits.com NFL Business Webinar The NFL will have a Business Webinar on Tuesday, July 18, which will be available to all Legends. The Webinar will target Legends who are interested in starting their own business, with a focus on opportunities to ...

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