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Published: Aug. 3, 2019 at 05:20 p.m.
Updated: Aug. 6, 2019 at 10:20 a.m.

Hall of Famers and Legends in the community

Hall of Famers and legends are making their way around Canton, Ohio. Take a look at some of these youth football and Legends-related events happening in the community!

18 Photos Total

  • NFL Legend LeCharles Bentley talks to children ages 11-14 about the values learned from the game of football during the Play Football Skills Camp on July 31, 2019 in Canton, Ohio. 18

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    LeCharles Bentley

    NFL Legend LeCharles Bentley talks to children ages 11-14 about the values learned from the game of football during the Play Football Skills Camp on July 31, 2019 in Canton, Ohio.

  • NFL Legends Youth Advisory Committee member Chad Pennington talks with coaches from Northeast Ohio during Play Football High School Day on July, 30, 2019. 17

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    Chad Pennington

    NFL Legends Youth Advisory Committee member Chad Pennington talks with coaches from Northeast Ohio during Play Football High School Day on July, 30, 2019.

  • Hall of Famers and Legends speak during First Play event on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in Canton, Ohio. 16

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    First Play

    Hall of Famers and Legends speak during First Play event on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in Canton, Ohio.

  • NFL Legend LeCharles Bentley speaks with football players from Northeast Ohio about the NFL Way to Play. Through the lens of the best in the game — current players, NFL Legends and head coaches — the initiative highlights proper technique, shares best practices and showcases the NFL Way to Play. 15

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    LeCharles Bentley

    NFL Legend LeCharles Bentley speaks with football players from Northeast Ohio about the NFL Way to Play. Through the lens of the best in the game — current players, NFL Legends and head coaches — the initiative highlights proper technique, shares best practices and showcases the NFL Way to Play.

  • A child runs around a cone in an effort to complete a drill during the Play Football Way to Play Clinic on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019 in Canton, Ohio. 14

    Aaron Doster/NFL

    Play Football Way to Play Clinic

    A child runs around a cone in an effort to complete a drill during the Play Football Way to Play Clinic on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019 in Canton, Ohio.

  • A child knocks down a tackling dummy in a drill during the Play Football Way to Play Clinic on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019 in Canton, Ohio. 13

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    Play Football Way to Play Clinic

    A child knocks down a tackling dummy in a drill during the Play Football Way to Play Clinic on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019 in Canton, Ohio.

  • A child lands on a Play 60 pad after catching a pass in a drill during the NFL Huddle event on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 in Canton, Ohio. 12

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    NFL Huddle

    A child lands on a Play 60 pad after catching a pass in a drill during the NFL Huddle event on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 in Canton, Ohio.

  • A child runs over pads during the NFL Huddle event on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 in Canton, Ohio. 11

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    NFL Huddle

    A child runs over pads during the NFL Huddle event on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 in Canton, Ohio.

  • On Wednesday, July 3, 2019, nearly 4,000 children lined the streets of Canton, Ohio for First Play. In celebration of NFL 100 and the Hall of Fame, the local children passed a golden football beginning from where the NFL was founded in 1920 to the Hall of Fame stairs. 10

    Michael McElroy/Associated Press

    First Play

    On Wednesday, July 3, 2019, nearly 4,000 children lined the streets of Canton, Ohio for First Play. In celebration of NFL 100 and the Hall of Fame, the local children passed a golden football beginning from where the NFL was founded in 1920 to the Hall of Fame stairs.

  • On Wednesday, July 3, 2019, nearly 4,000 children lined the streets of Canton, Ohio for First Play. In celebration of NFL 100 and the Hall of Fame, the local children passed a golden football beginning from where the NFL was founded in 1920 to the Hall of Fame stairs. 9

    Michael McElroy/Associated Press

    First Play

    On Wednesday, July 3, 2019, nearly 4,000 children lined the streets of Canton, Ohio for First Play. In celebration of NFL 100 and the Hall of Fame, the local children passed a golden football beginning from where the NFL was founded in 1920 to the Hall of Fame stairs.

  • A child runs with a football during the Play Football Skills Camp on Wednesday, July  31, 2019 in Canton, Ohio. 8

    Michael McElroy/Associated Press

    Play Football Skills Camp

    A child runs with a football during the Play Football Skills Camp on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in Canton, Ohio.

  • Student athletes from local schools participated in Play Football High School Day, where they learned about the NFL Way to Play, the values learned from playing the game and career opportunities in the sport business industry. 7

    Michael McElroy/Associated Press

    Play Football High School Day

    Student athletes from local schools participated in Play Football High School Day, where they learned about the NFL Way to Play, the values learned from playing the game and career opportunities in the sport business industry.

  • Pro Football Hall of Fame president David Baker poses with  NFL super fans during First Play event on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in Canton, Ohio. 6

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    David Baker

    Pro Football Hall of Fame president David Baker poses with NFL super fans during First Play event on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in Canton, Ohio.

  • Rocket McKeone wins the Hail Mary award during the Play Football Skills Camp on Wednesday, July  31, 2019 in Canton, Ohio. 5

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    Rocket McKeone

    Rocket McKeone wins the Hail Mary award during the Play Football Skills Camp on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in Canton, Ohio.

  • Former football player Shawn Crable speaks to children during the NFL Huddle Event on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in Canton, Ohio. 4

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    Shawn Crable

    Former football player Shawn Crable speaks to children during the NFL Huddle Event on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in Canton, Ohio.

  • Children pose with their swag bags during the NFL Huddle Event on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in Canton, Ohio. 3

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    NFL Huddle Event

    Children pose with their swag bags during the NFL Huddle Event on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in Canton, Ohio.

  • Young fans in Huddle for 100 shirts as they line up to participate in activities during the NFL Huddle Event on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in Canton, Ohio. 2

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    NFL Huddle Event

    Young fans in Huddle for 100 shirts as they line up to participate in activities during the NFL Huddle Event on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in Canton, Ohio.

  • Children dance with an Atlanta Falcons cheerleader during the NFL Huddle event on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 in Canton, Ohio. 1

    Aaron Doster/NFL

    NFL Huddle

    Children dance with an Atlanta Falcons cheerleader during the NFL Huddle event on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 in Canton, Ohio.