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The Pro Football Hall of Fame released its list of 102 modern-era nominees Thursday, highlighted by a group of what should be surefire first-ballot players.
Safety Ed Reed, tight end Tony Gonzalez and cornerback Champ Bailey lead the group of nominees and should waltz their way into Canton when the committee meets in February. The list also includes a number of 2018 finalists, such as safety John Lynch, guard Alan Faneca and wide receiver Isaac Bruce.
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