According to reports, the Hall of Fame could induct 20 candidates for the class of 2020. Thursday, August 1 marked the beginning of the National Football League preseason, as the Hall of Fame Game took place at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium with the Denver Broncos defeating the Atlanta Falcons 14-10. He will qualify as one of the five modern-era players who will get in as part of the expanded class, a group that will also include 10 senior committee inductees, three contributors and two coaches. ".We think it's going to be very, very exciting". The NFL made the announcement as part of the celebration of the NFL's 100th season. The Hall will assemble a special 25-person Centennial "Blue-Ribbon" panel who will review the backlog of deserving Seniors, Coaches and Contributors.
This weekend, the NFL will be introducing eight new enshrinees to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The selection will start with 100 individuals, be narrowed down to 50, then 25, and 15.
All 48 selectors will consider the 10 seniors, three contributors and two coaches in one singular unit on Selection Saturday.
The Hall of Fame Board passed the resolution that will suspend the Hall of Fame's current Selection Committee By-Laws for the Class of 2020 election cycle only. It is focused on the induction of a new set of football greats into the prestigious Pro Football Hall of Fame. "We get a way to celebrate 100 years and look forward to the next 100 years".