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Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2019

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Champ Bailey's speech urges discussion on race in America (1:23)

During his speech at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Champ Bailey pleads for everyone to listen when African Americans discuss race in America. (1:23)

The Pro Football Hall of Fame is inducting its latest class Saturday in Canton, Ohio.

Here's a look at ESPN's coverage of the Class of 2019:


From hoops skills to Hall of Fame for Tony Gonzalez

One of the top pass-catching tight ends in NFL history, Gonzalez would box defenders out before dunking on them over the crossbar.

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Gonzalez gives emotional thank-you to his mom

Tony Gonzalez thanks his mother, Judy, for everything she did to help him be successful and reach the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

No 'garbage interceptions' for Chiefs Johnny Robinson

During the Chiefs' run to winning Super Bowl IV, Robinson became a master of the big-moment takeaways.


Champ Bailey gets asked about this play all the time

Bailey, who will be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, has an elite body of work. But on Jan. 14, 2006, an interception against the Patriots became his career's defining moment.


'This one's for John' meant everything for Pat Bowlen

As owner of the Denver Broncos, Bowlen's teams were defined by winning. Those who played for him know how much winning the Super Bowl with QB John Elway meant.

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Late Broncos owner Bowlen represented by family at HOF enshrinement

Pat Bowlen is represented by his family as the late Broncos owner is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

How notorious night owl Ed Reed became the NFL's feared ball hawk

A one-time fall-back option became a Hall of Famer, one of the greatest defensive players and one of the most unique characters in NFL history.

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Ed Reed: 'What I would give for one more interception'

Ed Reed reflects back on his Ravens career that earned him a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Ty Law's Super Bowl pick-six the defining play in HOF career

Law's induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this year makes him the first Patriots defender from that championship era to earn entry.

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Ty Law emotionally thanks parents during HOF speech

Patriots great Ty Law speaks highly of his parents and their impact on a career that took him to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Kevin Mawae's career epitomized by that time he turned southpaw

Mawae was selected for eight Pro Bowls, was a six-time All-Pro and earned a place on the NFL's All-Decade team for the 2000s.

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Mawae remembers brother John during HOF speech

Jets legend Kevin Mawae gets emotional as he talks about his brother John, who died in a car accident early on in Kevin's NFL career.

Being 'cutting edge' lands Cowboys guru Gil Brandt in Hall of Fame

Brandt played a vital role in bringing nine Hall of Famers to the Cowboys, as well as 15 of the 19 players currently in the Cowboys' Ring of Honor.


News, video and analysis: HOF Class of '19

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Schefter: Mawae was a 'linchpin' of outstanding OL play

Adam Schefter lauds the career of Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Kevin Mawae, who had a streak of 177 consecutive games played.

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Riddick: Law would 'mug you' at the line of scrimmage

Louis Riddick says opposing GMs would complain about the physicality from Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Ty Law.

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Riddick: Reed was one of smartest secondary players in NFL

Louis Riddick calls former Ravens safety and Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Ed Reed one of the best all-around players in NFL history.

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Riddick: Champ was 'silky, silky smooth'

Louis Riddick says your jaw would hit the floor watching Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Champ Bailey play.

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Riddick on Robinson's HOF induction: He was a baller

Louis Riddick calls Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Johnny Robinson a throwback defensive back.

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Schefter says Gonzalez helped redefine the TE position

Adam Schefter says Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Tony Gonzalez takes his rightful position among the greats in Canton, Ohio.

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'Gil Brandt always had been ahead of his time' -Schefter

Adam Schefter says Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Gil Brandt was a visionary during his 29-year tenure with the Cowboys.

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Champ Bailey, Ed Reed and the journey to enshrinement

Domonique Foxworth reflects on the careers of two of his former teammates ahead of their Pro Football Hall of Fame induction