Hail To The Redskins

Darrell Green
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Redskins star Darrell Green got emotional during his speech.
Saturday's HOF ceremony was heavy on burgundy and gold. Redskins stars Darrell Green and Art Monk were enshrined before thousands of cheering Washington fans. Blog: 'A Redskins day, baby!' | Story
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2008 HALL OF FAME CLASS
FRED DEAN
Fred Dean Position: Defensive end
Team: Chargers/49ers
Years: 1975-1985
Seasons: 11
Honors and Achievements:
• Second-round choice in 1975
• Had career best 17.5 sacks in 1983
• Voted to four Pro Bowls
DARRELL GREEN
Darrell Green Position: Cornerback
Teams: Washington Redskins
Years: 1983-2002
Seasons: 20
Honors and Achievements:
• First-round pick in 1983 draft
• Had at least one INT in 19 straight seasons
• Selected to seven Pro Bowls
ART MONK
Art Monk Position: Wide receiver
Teams: Redskins/Jets/Eagles
Years: 1980-1995
Seasons: 16
Honors and Achievements:
• First-round pick in 1980 draft
• Had at least one catch in 164 straight games
• Had five 1,000-yard receiving seasons
EMMITT THOMAS
Emmitt Thomas Position: Cornerback
Teams: Kansas City Chiefs
Years: 1966-1978
Seasons: 13
Honors and Achievements:
• Ranks ninth all-time in INTs with 58
• Led NFL with team-record 12 INTs in 1974
• Selected to five Pro Bowls
ANDRE TIPPETT
Andre Tippett Position: Linebacker
Teams: New England Patriots
Years: 1982-1993
Seasons: 11
Honors and Achievements:
• Second-round pick in 1982 draft
• Had 18.5 sacks in 1984
• Selected to five Pro Bowls
GARY ZIMMERMAN
Gary Zimmerman Position: Offensive tackle
Teams: Vikings/Broncos
Years: 1986-1997
Seasons: 12
Honors and Achievements:
• Member of two all-decade teams (1980s, 90s)
• Made 169 consecutive starts
• Selected to seven Pro Bowls

Look Back: 2007 HOF Induction



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