Loaded list of nominees for 2021 Pro Football Hall of Fame class includes several Steelers

Loaded list of nominees for 2021 Pro Football Hall of Fame class includes several Steelers
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PITTSBURGH — A loaded Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Fame celebration of the Class of 2020 in 2021 could get even bigger, as the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced its nominees for the 2021 class.

Several Steelers were among the 130 names listed as nominees for the Hall of Fame in 2021. They include Alan Faneca, Hines Ward, Heath Miller, Joey Porter, Casey Hampton, Gary Anderson and Rohn Stark.

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Faneca is a five-time finalist for the hall, and Ward has been a semi-finalist four times. This is the first year of eligibility for Heath Miller.

In addition, Bill Nunn was selected as a Contributor Finalist for the 2021 class.

The celebration will include the 2020 inductees, featuring Pittsburgh legends Bill Cowher, Troy Polamalu and Donnie Shell.

The Modern Era nominees will be trimmed down to 25 semi-finalists in November and 15 finalists in January.

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