Richard Seymour named finalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame

Ryan Hannable
January 03, 2020 - 12:47 pm

For the second straight year, Richard Seymour has been named a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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On Thursday, 15 finalists, including Seymour were named. The list also included former Patriots, some for very short time, Torry Holt, Reggie Wayne and John Lynch.

Seymour played a key role in the the Patriots' first three Super Bowls and was voted to seven Pro Bowls.

Appearing on Dale & Keefe Friday, Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Irvin believes Seymour is deserving.

"Seymour is a bad dude,” he said.

Here are the rest of the finalists, who will be voted on the day before the Super Bowl: Steve Atwater, Tony Boselli, Isaac Bruce, Leroy Butler, Alan Faneca, Steve Hutchinson, Edgerrin James, Sam Mills, Troy Polamalu, Zach Thomas and Bryant Young.

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