Two former Pittsburgh Steelers’ players are finalists for the 2020 NFL Hall of Fame draft class. Safety Troy Polamalu is a finalist in his first year eligible while guard Alan Faneca is a finalist for the fifth straight year.
Playing his entire career in Pittsburgh, Troy Polamalu was drafted in the first round by the Steelers in 2003. In his 12 year career, Polamalu was named to eight Pro Bowls as well as being selected first team All Pro four times. Polamalu was also voted the Defensive Player of the Year in 2010.
Guard Alan Faneca was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the 1998 draft. After playing 10 years for the Steelers, Faneca followed up with two years playing for the New York Jets before his final year in 2010 with the Arizona Cardinals. Faneca was named to the Pro Bowl nine times, seven of which came with the Steelers. Faneca was also a six time all pro all while he was playing in Pittsburgh.
The five finalists for the induction into the Hall of Fame will be announced on Saturday, February 1 along with 10 senior players, three contributors, and two coaches in a special 20-person induction class.
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