The Pro Football Hall of Fame has announced their Class of 2012
Butler was a cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1951 to 1959. He had 52 career interceptions, and 4 for touchdowns. He was a 4-time Pro Bowler and 3-time first team All-Pro.
Dawson, an offensive lineman, also played for the Steelers, from 1988 to 2000. This was his 3rd time as a HOF finalist (2009 and 2010) and was a semi-finalist in 2006, 2007 and 2008. He made 7 Pro Bowls and was a 6-time first team All-Pro.
Doleman was an outside linebacker for the Vikings, Falcons and 49ers from 1985 to 1999. He led the NFL with 21 sacks in 1989, made it to 8 Pro Bowls and was a first team All-Pro twice.
Cortez Kennedy played defensive tackle for the Seahawks from 1990 to 2000. This was his third time as a HOF finalist. He had 58 career sacks and was an 8-time Pro Bowler and a 3-time first team All-Pro.
Martin was a running back for the Patriots and Jets from 1995 to 2005. He's the only player in NFL history to rush for 1000 yards for his first 10 seasons. He finished with 14,101 career rushing yards, good for 4th place all-time. He was a 5-time Pro Bowler and was first team All-Pro once.
Roaf was an offensive tackle for the Saints and the Chiefs from 1993 to 2005. He anchored the Chiefs offensive line for years, when they had one of the best offenses in the league towards the end of his career. He was an 11-time Pro Bowler and a 3-time first team All-Pro.
Some notable snubs: Bill Parcells, Cris Carter, Charles Haley