Andersen Named Semifinalist for Hall of Fame

Andersen Named Semifinalist for Hall of Fame

Jay Adams

Published November 30, 2012 at 3:22 PM

Former Falcons kicker Morten Andersen, who spent 1995-2000 and 2006-07 with in Atlanta, has been named a semifinalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2013.

Andersen is the Falcons’ all-time scoring leader with 806 points scored in his career in Atlanta. Known affectionately as “The Great Dane,” Andersen kicked the winning field goal in the NFC Championship game that sent the Falcons to their first Super Bowl during the 1998 season.

Here is the complete list of semifinalists:
- Morten Andersen, K – 1982-1994 New Orleans Saints, 1995-2000, 2006-07 Atlanta Falcons, 2001 New York Giants, 2002-03 Kansas City Chiefs, 2004 Minnesota Vikings
- Larry Allen, G/T – 1994-2005 Dallas Cowboys, 2006-07 San Francisco 49ers
- Steve Atwater, S – 1989-1998 Denver Broncos, 1999 New York Jets
- Jerome Bettis, RB – 1993-95 Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams, 1996-2005 Pittsburgh Steelers
- Tim Brown, WR/KR – 1988-2003 Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders, 2004 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- Cris Carter, WR – 1987-89 Philadelphia Eagles, 1990-2001 Minnesota Vikings, 2002 Miami Dolphins
- Roger Craig, RB – 1983-1990 San Francisco 49ers, 1991 Los Angeles Raiders, 1992-93 Minnesota Vikings
- Terrell Davis, RB – 1995-2001 Denver Broncos
- Edward DeBartolo, Jr., Owner – 1977-2000 San Francisco 49ers
- Kevin Greene, LB/DE – 1985-1992 Los Angeles Rams, 1993-95 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1996, 1998-99 Carolina Panthers, 1997 San Francisco 49ers
- Charles Haley, DE/LB – 1986-1991, 1999 San Francisco 49ers, 1992-96 Dallas Cowboys
- Joe Jacoby, T – 1981-1993 Washington Redskins
- Albert Lewis, CB – 1983-1993 Kansas City Chiefs, 1994-98 Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders
- John Lynch, FS – 1993-2003 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 2004-07 Denver Broncos
- Karl Mecklenburg, LB – 1983-1994 Denver Broncos
- Art Modell, Owner – 1961-1995 Cleveland Browns, 1996-2011 Baltimore Ravens
- Jonathan Ogden, T – 1996-2007 Baltimore Ravens
- Bill Parcells, Coach – 1983-1990 New York Giants, 1993-96 New England Patriots, 1997-99 New York Jets, 2003-06 Dallas Cowboys
- Andre Reed, WR – 1985-1999 Buffalo Bills, 2000 Washington Redskins
- Warren Sapp, DT – 1995-2003 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 2004-07 Oakland Raiders
- Will Shields, G – 1993-2006 Kansas City Chiefs
- Michael Strahan, DE – 1993-2007 New York Giants
- Paul Tagliabue, Commissioner – 1989-2006 National Football League
- Steve Tasker, ST/WR – 1985-86 Houston Oilers, 1986-1997 Buffalo Bills
- Aeneas Williams, CB/S – 1991-2000 Phoenix/Arizona Cardinals, 2001-04 St. Louis Rams
- George Young, Contributor – 1968-1974 Baltimore Colts, 1975-78 Miami Dolphins, 1979-1997 New York Giants, 1998-2001 National Football League

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