Jerry Rice, Emmitt Smith enter HOF

Updated: August 8, 2010, 2:07 AM ET
Associated Press

CANTON, Ohio -- Jerry Rice and Emmitt Smith can stop the chase now.

Linked as the NFL's leading receiver and rusher, two of the greatest players football has seen entered the Hall of Fame on Saturday night. Both admitted their destinies are fulfilled.

"This is finally it," Rice said. "There are no more routes to run, no more touchdowns to score, no more records to set. That young boy from Mississippi has finally stopped running.

"Let me stand here and catch my breath."

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