The 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame has cut down their list from 15 to 10 players and former Kansas City Chiefs and will former Chief Willie Roaf was named to one of the 10 finalist, but guard Will Shields did not make the cut. This was Shields first-time to be eligible for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Shields was a 14-year veteran of the Chiefs where he played from 1993-2006 and during that time he was selected to the All-Pro team nine times and was a 12-time Pro Bowl selection.
The four other players to not make the final 10:
• Running back Jerome Bettis
• Wide receiver/kick returner Tim Brown
• Owner Edward DeBartolo, Jr.
• Linebacker/defensive end Kevin Greene
For more on Will Shields and his Hall Of Fame candidacy, be sure to check out Chiefs blog Arrowhead Pride. For more news and notes on 2012 Hall Of Fame Class check out the SB Nation NFL StoryStream.