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Published: Oct. 5, 2017 at 05:36 p.m.
Updated: Oct. 7, 2017 at 05:36 p.m.

Gridiron legends of the NFL

The Indianapolis Colts are unveiling Peyton Manning's statue on Saturday outside Lucas Oil Stadium. See the other players, coaches and owners who have been immortalized across the league.

21 Photos Total

  • Indianapolis Colts quarterback, 1998-2011 21

    Darron Cummings/Associated Press

    Peyton Manning, Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana.

    Indianapolis Colts quarterback, 1998-2011

  • Arizona Cardinals safety, 1998-2001 20

    Paul Spinelli/Associated Press

    Pat Tillman, University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.

    Arizona Cardinals safety, 1998-2001

  • New Orleans Saints owner, 1985-present 19

    Gerald Herbert/Associated Press

    Tom Benson, Mercedez-Benz Superdome in New Orleans

    New Orleans Saints owner, 1985-present

  • Baltimore Colts quarterback, 1956-1972 18

    Paul Spinelli/Associated Press

    Johnny Unitas, M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore

    Baltimore Colts quarterback, 1956-1972

  • Pittsburgh Steelers founder, owner and chairman, 1933-1988 17

    Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press

    Art Rooney Sr., Heinz Field in Pittsburgh

    Pittsburgh Steelers founder, owner and chairman, 1933-1988

  • Miami Dolphins head coach, 1970-1995 16

    Paul Spinelli/Associated Press

    Don Shula, Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.

    Miami Dolphins head coach, 1970-1995

  • Green Bay Packers founder, 1919<br>
Green Bay Packers halfback and kicker, 1921-1929<br>
Green Bay Packers head coach, 1921-1949 15

    Mike Roemer/Associated Press

    Curly Lambeau, Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis.

    Green Bay Packers founder, 1919
    Green Bay Packers halfback and kicker, 1921-1929
    Green Bay Packers head coach, 1921-1949

  • Denver Broncos principal owner and CEO, 1984-present 14

    Ric Tapia/NFL

    Pat Bowlen, Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver

    Denver Broncos principal owner and CEO, 1984-present

  • Cleveland Browns fullback, 1957-1965 13

    David Richard/Associated Press

    Jim Brown, FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland

    Cleveland Browns fullback, 1957-1965

  • Kansas City Chiefs owner, 1959-2006 12

    Scott Boehm/Associated Press

    Lamar Hunt, Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.

    Kansas City Chiefs owner, 1959-2006

  • Miami Dolphins founder and owner, 1965-1990 11

    Paul Spinelli/Associated Press

    Joe Robbie, Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.

    Miami Dolphins founder and owner, 1965-1990

  • Baltimore Ravens linebacker, 1996-2012 10

    Patrick Semansky/Associated Pres

    Ray Lewis, M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore

    Baltimore Ravens linebacker, 1996-2012

  • Dallas Cowboys head coach, 1960-1988 9

    Tom DiPace/Associated Press

    Tom Landry, AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas

    Dallas Cowboys head coach, 1960-1988

  • New Orleans Saints safety, 2000-2007 8

    Scott Boehm/Associated Press

    Steve Gleason, Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans

    New Orleans Saints safety, 2000-2007

  • Green Bay Packers head coach, 1959-1967<br>
Green Bay Packers general manager, 1968 7

    David Stluka/Associated Press

    Vince Lombardi, Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis.

    Green Bay Packers head coach, 1959-1967
    Green Bay Packers general manager, 1968

  • Miami Dolphins quarterback, 1983-1999 6

    Perry Knotts/NFL

    Dan Marino, Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.

    Miami Dolphins quarterback, 1983-1999

  • Carolina Panthers founder and owner, 1993-present 5

    Jason E. Miczek/Associated Press

    Jerry Richardson, Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C.

    Carolina Panthers founder and owner, 1993-present

  • Chicago Bears founder and owner, 1920-1983<br>
Chicago Bears end, 1920-1929<br>
Chicago Bears head coach, 1920-29, 1933-1942, 1946-1955, 1958-1967 4

    Scott Boehm/Associated Press

    George Halas, Halas Hall in Lake Forest, Ill.

    Chicago Bears founder and owner, 1920-1983
    Chicago Bears end, 1920-1929
    Chicago Bears head coach, 1920-29, 1933-1942, 1946-1955, 1958-1967

  • Carolina Panthers linebacker, 1995-1997<br>
Carolina Panthers defensive assistant/linebackers coach, 1998-2004 3

    Mike McCarn/Associated Press

    Sam Mills, Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C.

    Carolina Panthers linebacker, 1995-1997
    Carolina Panthers defensive assistant/linebackers coach, 1998-2004

  • Carolina Panthers president and general manager, 1993-1997 2

    Mike McCarn/Associated Press

    Mike McCormack, Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C.

    Carolina Panthers president and general manager, 1993-1997

  • Miami Dolphins head coach, 1970-1995 1

    Scott Boehm/Associated Press

    Don Shula, Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.

    Miami Dolphins head coach, 1970-1995

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