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2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame nominees include a few Cardinals

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The team has a few possible representatives for the highest honor.

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

The 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame nominees were announced and the Arizona Cardinals have a few former players and a former coach that are going to be considered for enshrinement.

The list is headlined by cornerback Aeneas Williams, who was a finalist the last two years.

The players and coaches with Cardinals connections are:

  • Aeneas Williams -- the great cornerback that was arguably as good as Deion Sanders without the Prime Time flash.
  • Fullback Larry Centers -- he was almost literally the Cardinals offense in the 90s, catching an absurd amount of passes, including a then-record 101 passes one season.
  • Eric Metcalf -- known for his return skills, he played for the Cardinals one season in 1998.
  • Tackle Lomas Brown, who, after 10 years anchoring the Lions line, played three season with the Cardinals and probably was the best tackle the team had since coming to Arizona.
  • DE Dexter Manley -- a great pass rusher in his day, he had one forgettable season in Arizona in 1990.
  • LB Ken Harvey -- he was drafted by the Cardinals and played his first six seasons in the desert. He had 89 career sacks.
  • Coach Don Coryell -- he was the Cardinals head coach from 1973-77.