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Walter Jones Enters the Seahawks Ring of Honor

The complete induction ceremony and an interview with Walter Jones. First it was the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and then came induction into the Seahawks Ring of Honor for Walter Jones. The ceremony was held at halftime of the Seahawks-Raiders game on November 2, 2014. "You can talk the talk and walk the walk now," said Walter about his induction. "You're in the Hall of Fame and now in the Ring of Honor, and you've proven you have done everything you needed to do on the football field." The Seahawks Ring of Honor: Steve Largent (wide receiver: 1976–1989) - inducted 1989 Dave Brown (cornerback: 1976–1986) - inducted 1992 Pete Gross ...

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Walter Jones – Ring of Honor

First it was the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and then came induction into the Seahawks Ring of Honor for Walter Jones. The ceremony was held at halftime of the Seahawks-Raiders game on November 2, 2014.

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A Visit with Walter Jones

Former Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren called Walter the best offensive player he had ever coached. High marks for the 6th overall pick in the 1996 NFL Draft, who would play his entire 13-season career in Seattle (1997-2009). Accolades include: selected nine times to the Pro Bowl; a member of the 2000s All-Decade Team; his #71 retired by the Seahawks in 2010; and a first-ballot inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2014. Walter today makes frequent visits as a fan to Seahawks games.

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Walter Jones’ Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Speech

  Wow, thank you, son, for that wonderful introduction. I am truly blessed. To my fellow Hall of Famers, I am so honored to wear this gold jacket, No. 284 of 287. I'll wear it with pride, and I promise to respect all it represents as long as I live. It's an honor to join Steve Largent and Cortez Kennedy. As the third player to represent the Seahawks franchise and the 12th Man. I'd be lying if I said I hadn't been thinking about this day ever since Cortez came into this enshrinement two years ago. Walter Jones, you're next. Steve, you have set the standard for all Seahawks to follow. And Cortez, you showed us all what it's like to be a ...

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Walter Jones Enters the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Video: Walter Receives His Jacket Video: Walterius Presents Walter Video: Walter's Full Speech And Walter makes three. Walter Jones was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, August 2, in Canton, Ohio. A nine-time Pro Bowl selection who spent his entire 12-season career with the Seahawks, Jones was selected for induction in his first year of eligibility after retiring following the 2008 season. In his induction speech, Jones paid respect to the other two Seahawks enshrined in Canton. (Walter's Full Speech) “It is an honor to join Steve Largent and Cortez Kennedy as the third player to represent the ...

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Walter Jones Gets the Call from the Hall

February 1, 2014 Congratulations to Walter Jones, who was announced today as a first ballot selection to join the 2014 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Jones will join Steve Largent (Class of 1995) and Cortez Kennedy (Class of 2012) in the Hall as the only players to have played their entire careers in Seattle. The 2014 Class also includes: Derrick Brooks, Ray Guy, Claude Humphrey, Andre Reed, Michael Strahan and Aeneas Williams. The induction ceremony will be Saturday, August 2, in Canton, Ohio. The Seahawks traded up in the 1997 NFL Draft in order to select Jones, a Florida State tackle, as the sixth overall pick. The move paid off ...

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Walter Jones is Semifinalist for 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame

November 21, 2013 By Bill Boehlke Former Seahawks left tackle Walter Jones, who was an integral piece of Seattle ’s 2005 Super Bowl team, is one of 25 semifinalists for induction next year into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Jones, 39, was a nine-time Pro Bowler during his 13 seasons in the NFL (1997-2009) and was an All-Pro first team selection four times. He (#71) is one of three players whose numbers have been retired by the franchise, along with Steve Largent (#80) and Cortez Kennedy (#96). Both Largent and Kennedy are inductees to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. As one of the game’s best-ever offensive linemen, Jones seems like a ...

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Walter Jones Enters the Holmes Community College Hall of Fame

Congratulations to former Seahawks offensive tackle Walter Jones, who was one of five professional athletes inducted into the 2013 Holmes Community College Sports Hall of Fame on April 25th in Goodman, Mississippi. Jones attended Holmes Community College for two seasons, where he was named Mississippi Junior College Player of the Year by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger in 1994. Jones played both offensive tackle and tight end, and he allowed one sack in two seasons. "You put your mark on this college, and for these people to recognize you and put you in the Hall of Fame is a great honor," said Jones on his induction. In 13 seasons with the ...

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The Seahawks’ 35th Anniversary Dream Team

By Clare Farnsworth Imagine a Seahawks offense with the ability to move the ball with Shaun Alexander running behind the left side of a line comprised of Walter Jones, Steve Hutchinson and Robbie Tobeck, and aided by the bulldozing lead blocks of fullback Mack Strong. Now, picture that same offense featuring a passing attack with Matt Hasselbeck distributing the ball to Hall of Fame wide receiver Steve Largent, as well as Brian Blades, slot receiver Bobby Engram and tight end John Carlson. On defense, close your eyes and envision just how dominating a line could be with sack-master ends Jacob Green and Michael Sinclair flanking a tough-...

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Five Seahawks Named to NFL All-Decade Team

Five Seahawks players from past and present are among the 53 players announced as members of the NFL's All-Decade team. Shaun Alexander, Steve Hutchinson, Edgerrin James, Walter Jones and Kevin Mawae make up the Seattle contingent. Jones (Seahawks 1997 - present) is the only current player on the Seahawks roster; Hutchinson (Seahawks 2001 - 2005) is with the Minnesota Vikings; and Mawae (Seahawks 1994-97) is with the Tennessee Titans. James was on the Seahawks roster for a short time in the 2009 season. The NFL All-Decade Team: OFFENSE Quarterback - Tom Brady, Peyton Manning Running Backs - Shaun Alexander, Jamal Lewis, Edgerrin James, ...

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