Martin among finalists for HOF


New York Jets RB Curtis Martin, along with Jerome Bettis, Marshall Faulk and CB Deion Sanders are among 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2011.

Martin, Bettis and Faulk are among the NFL’s top 10 leading rushers.

The other finalists announced Sunday are receivers Tim Brown, Andre Reed and Cris Carter, offensive lineman Dermontti Dawson, defensive linemen Richard Dent, Cortez Kennedy, Charles Haley and Chris Doleman, and tight end Shannon Sharpe, along with NFL filmmaker Ed Sabol.

The 15 finalists, plus senior nominees Chris Hanburger and Les Richter will be considered for induction before the Super Bowl.

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