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Dungy, Harrison named Hall of Fame candidates

Posted at 11:50 AM, Sep 17, 2015

The latest list of NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame candidates has been announced.

More than 100 candidates for the 2016 class were named, including some Indianapolis favorites.

Among the former Colts nominees are running back Edgerrin James, wide receiver Marvin Harrison and coach Tony Dungy.

James was drafted by the Colts in 1999 and played for the team until 2005. He is the Colts' all-time leader in rushing yards and rushing touchdowns.

Harrison played for Indianapolis his entire career and is in the top 10 of all-time in most receiving statistics.

Dungy was head coach of the Colts from 2002-08, winning 85 regular season games and seven playoff games.

Harrison and Dungy won a Super Bowl with the Colts in the 2006 season.

Nominated in their first year of eligibility are quarterback Brett Favre, running backs Clinton Portis and Brian Westbrook, offensive lineman Alan Faneca, linebackers Keith Bulluck and Mike Vrabel, defensive backs Lawyer Milloy and Darren Sharper, kicker John Carney and longsnapper Ethan Albright.

MORE | See the full list of nominees here

The next step is for the selection committee to narrow the list down to 25 people.

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