The New York Giants have two finalists within the working for the 2022 Pro Football Hall of Fame class.
The Hall of Fame choice committee chooses between 4 to eight new members to affix the best honor in soccer yearly. Currently, the Giants have 18 members within the Hall of Fame which is tied for the third-most of any NFL franchise.
New York will now have the prospect to boost that quantity this summer season as Everson Walls and Dan Reeves have been named finalists for this years class.
Walls, cornerback, performed 13 seasons (1981-1993) within the NFL the place he recorded 57 profession interceptions. Throughout his profession, he performed for the Dallas Cowboys, Giants (the place he received a Super Bowl), and the Cleveland Browns.
During his time with the Cowboys, Walls earned a PFWA All-Rookie Team honor, three First-Team All-Pro honors, 4 Pro Bowl journeys, and an NFL report three seasons main the league in interceptions.
This excellent play mixed together with his assist in the Giants’ second Super Bowl victory has cemented Walls as one of the higher cornerbacks in NFL historical past.
Reeves was a participant, assistant coach, and head coach within the NFL from 1965 to 2003. He sadly handed away in January of 2022 however is survived by his three youngsters, six grandchildren, and his excellent profession in professional soccer.
Similar to Walls, Reeves started his profession within the NFL with the Cowboys as a working again. There he set two franchise information on the time: most all-purpose touchdowns in a season (16), and most scrimmage touchdowns in a recreation (4).
After eight seasons within the NFL, Reeves retired to change into an assistant coach for the Cowboys. He completed his enjoying profession with 3,683 scrimmage yards, 40 touchdowns, and a Super Bowl VI championship.
Reeves frolicked as an assistant coach for Dallas from 1972 to 1980 (whereas taking the 1973 season off) the place he would additionally win one other Super Bowl. He then went on to change into the youngest head coach within the NFL in 1981 when he would take the place of vice chairman and head coach of the Denver Broncos. There he earned a report of 110-73-1 making six playoffs and two Super Bowl journeys which earned him a nomination to the Broncos Ring of Fame.
Reeves would then go on to educate the Giants from 1993-1996 the place he received Coach of the Year in 1993. He would end his teaching stint with the Giants with a 31-33 report with one playoff look.
Reeves would end out his NFL profession with the Atlanta Falcons from 1997-2003 the place he received the 1998 NFL Coach of the Year award and the 1999 George Halas Award whereas making two playoff appearances together with one Super Bowl.