Hall of Fame Class of 2015: Picking the semifinalists
Seems like it was just the other night that Andre Reed was yelling -- in a high-school football stadium, no less -- about how the Bills would stay in Buffalo. That prognostication, made at the 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony, came true. And I'm not going to try to top it. So when thinking about the Class of 2015 and the pending cutdown from 113 modern-era nominees to 25 semifinalists, I decided not to attempt to predict who will go on to the next step. No, we're going in another direction this time around.
Below is a stick-and-move look at the 25 nominees who I think should be in line for Hall consideration, presented in alphabetical order. And don't forget to vote on who you think should move on.
The numbers behind Patrick Mahomes' 10-year deal
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has signed a contract extension that makes him the highest-paid player in the NFL. According to Forbes, the record-breaking contract has the highest total value of any contract in sports history. Take a look at some of the stats behind the longest current NFL contract belonging to the reigning Super Bowl MVP.