Class of 2016
The 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame list of Modern Era nominees included a total of 108 individuals under consideration for election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2016. The nominees consisted of 93 players (51 offense, 33 defense, 9 special teams) and 15 coaches. The Modern Era nominees were trimmed to 25 semifinalists in November and, from there, to 15 finalists in January.
Eighteen finalists were presented to the full 46-member Pro Football Hall of Fame Selection Committee during its annual selection meeting on the eve of Super Bowl 50. The finalists consisted of 15 Modern Era finalists, the recently named senior candidates, Ken Stabler and Dick Stanfel, and 2016 contributor candidate Edward DeBartolo, Jr.
The Selection Committee met on Saturday, February 6, 2016 in San Francisco to elect the Class of 2016. While there is no set number for any class of enshrinees, the selection process by-laws provide that between four and eight new members are selected.
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Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2016
Below are the 8 people who will be inducted into the Class of 2016.