The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced their 2022 modern-era nominees on Wednesday and a plethora of former Patriots made the long list . Leading the way is first time nominee Vince Wilfork. Big Vince played 11 seasons with the Patriots, Bookend by winning Super Bowls XXXIX and XLIX. And was selected as an AP All-Pro once to go with five Pro Bowl appearances.
Richard Seymour, a finalist for the Hall of Fame in each of the last three seasons is also once again on the list.
Other former Patriots who spent multiple seasons in New England to make the nominee list include:
BREAKING: The Modern-Era nominees for the Class of 2022 have been unveiled. The list is comprised of 122 players. Among the group are 10 first-year eligible players. 📰 >> https://t.co/tx6ulgv2Cw#PFHOF22 pic.twitter.com/LcEyiX4ux5 — Pro Football Hall of Fame (@ProFootballHOF) September 22, 2021
The selection committee will meet prior to the Super Bowl to pare the list down to manageable 18 finalists (Sorry Mr. Feagles).The class of 2022 will be enshrined in August 2022. But dont forget you have a voice here too. Make sure you’re heard.
Cast your vote for the #PFHOF22 Class! Submit your picks: https://t.co/ehKdULPKBs pic.twitter.com/TXbEI2N5yV — Pro Football Hall of Fame (@ProFootballHOF) September 22, 2021