Six NFL Greats Enter Hall of Fame

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SportsSix NFL Greats Enter Hall of FameSix NFL Greats Enter Hall of FameThe Associated PressFormer Redskins Art Monk and Darrell Green were among a class of six former NFL players who were inducted into the pro football Hall of Fame. Others enshrined were Andre Tippett, Emmitt Thomas, Fred Dean and Gary Zimmerman. (August 2)(nats)A 4-minute standing ovation for Art Monk, one of two former Washington Redskin players among six NFL greats inducted Saturday into the NFL Hall of Fame.The soft-spoken Monk was once the NFL's all-time leader in receptions, and led Washington to three Super Bowl wins.SOT: Art MonkFour-time Pro Bowler Fred Dean was a linebacker in college, but was moved to defensive end as a pro.Dean said he would not get emotional in his speech.SOT: Fred DeanWhile Dean said he wouldn't get emotional, Darrell Green promised he would.SOT: Darrell GreenLinebacker Andre Tippett, cornerback Emmitt Thomas, and former Denver and Minnesota offensive tackle Gary Zimmerman also thanked their families, coaches and teammates as they too became members of the NFL Hall of Fame.

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