Earlier this evening the fifteen finalists were announced for the 2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame class. The fifteen finalists were selected from a group of twenty six finalists that were announced last year. This year's class be revealed at the 2017 NFL Honors ceremony, one day before this year's Super Bowl. The official Hall of Fame induction will take place in August in Canton, Ohio. Below is the list of this year's finalists.

  • Morten Andersen, Kicker – 1982-1994 New Orleans Saints, 1995-2000, 2006-07 Atlanta Falcons, 2001 New York Giants, 2002-03 Kansas City Chiefs, 2004 Minnesota Vikings
  • Tony Boselli, Tackle – 1995-2001 Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Isaac Bruce, Wide Receiver – 1994-2007 Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams, 2008-09 San Francisco 49ers
  • Don Coryell, Coach – 1973-77 St. Louis Cardinals, 1978-1986 San Diego Chargers
  • Terrell Davis, Running Back – 1995-2001 Denver Broncos
  • Brian Dawkins, Safety – 1996-2008 Philadelphia Eagles, 2009-2011 Denver Broncos
  • Kenny Easley, Safety – 1981-87 Seattle Seahawks
  • Alan Faneca, Guard – 1998-2007 Pittsburgh Steelers, 2008-09 New York Jets, 2010 Arizona Cardinals
  • Joe Jacoby, Tackle – 1981-1993 Washington Redskins
  • Jerry Jones, Owner, President & General Manager – 1989-present Dallas Cowboys
  • Ty Law, Cornerback – 1995-2004 New England Patriots, 2005, 2008 New York Jets, 2006-07 Kansas City Chiefs, 2009 Denver Broncos
  • John Lynch, Free Safety – 1993-2003 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 2004-07 Denver Broncos
  • Kevin Mawae, Center/Guard – 1994-97 Seattle Seahawks, 1998-2005 New York Jets, 2006-09 Tennessee Titans
  • Terrell Owens, Wide Receiver – 1996-2003 San Francisco 49ers, 2004-05 Philadelphia Eagles, 2006-08 Dallas Cowboys, 2009 Buffalo Bills, 2010 Cincinnati Bengals
  • Paul Tagliabue, Commissioner – 1989-2006 National Football League
  • Jason Taylor, Defensive End – 1997-2007, 2009, 2011 Miami Dolphins, 2008 Washington Redskins, 2010 New York Jets
  • LaDainian Tomlinson, Running Back – 2001-09 San Diego Chargers, 2010-11 New York Jets
  • Kurt Warner, Quarterback – 1998-2003 St. Louis Rams, 2004 New York Giants, 2005-09 Arizona Cardinals

To be elected, a finalist must receive a minimum positive vote of eighty percent during the annual selection meeting.