Hall of Fame selects 25 semifinalists for Class of 2021. The Dolphins are represented

Former Miami Dolphins linebacker Zach Thomas is among the 25 players to be semi-finalists for the 2021 Pro Football Hall of Fame class.
Four first-year approved players - Jared Allen, Calvin Johnson, Peyton Manning and Charles Woodson - are also among the 25 semi-finalists. The list also includes four players - Eric Allen, Willie Anderson, Cornelius Bennett and Rodney Harrison - who are semi-finalists for the first time despite previously qualifying for the Hall of Fame.
All other players on the 2021 list were semi-finalists at least one more time.
Former Dolphins Left Richmond Webb, a seven-time Pro Bowl selection, was one of 103 players considered for the semi-finalists' vote but failed to make the cut.
The next step in the selection process comes when the semi-finalists are reduced to 15 modern-day finalists.
The 25 semi-finalists in alphabetical order:
▪ Eric Allen, CB - 1988-1994 Philadelphia Eagles, 1995-97 New Orleans Saints, 1998-2001 Oakland Raiders (times as semi-finalist: 1 - 2021).
▪ Jared Allen, DE - 2004-07 Kansas City Chiefs, 2008-2013 Minnesota Vikings, 2014-15 Chicago Bears, 2015 Carolina Panthers (times as semi-finalist: 1 - 2021).
▪ Willie Anderson, T - 1996-2007 Cincinnati Bengals, 2008 Baltimore Ravens (times as semi-finalist: 1 - 2021).
▪ Ronde Barber, CB / S - 1997-2012 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Semi-finalist times: 4 - 2018-2021).
▪ Cornelius Bennett, LB - 1987-1995 Buffalo Bills, 1996-98 Atlanta Falcons, 1999-2000 Indianapolis Colts (semi-finalist times: 1-2021).
▪ Tony Boselli, T - 1995-2001 Jacksonville Jaguars, 2002 Houston Texans (injured reserve) (times as semi-finalist: 6 - 2016-2021).
▪ LeRoy Butler, S - 1990-2001 Green Bay Packers (semi-finalist times: 4 - 2018-2021).
▪ Alan Faneca, G - 1998-2007 Pittsburgh Steelers, 2008-09 New York Jets, 2010 Arizona Cardinals (times as semi-finalist: 6 - 2016-2021).
▪ Rodney Harrison, S - 1994-2002 San Diego Chargers, 2003-08 New England Patriots (semi-finalist times: 1-2021).
▪ Torry Holt, WR - 1999-2008 St. Louis Rams, 2009 Jacksonville Jaguars (times as semi-finalist: 7th - 2015-2021).
▪ Calvin Johnson, WR - 2007-2015 Detroit Lions (semi-finalist times: 1-2021).
▪ John Lynch, FS - 1993-2003 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 2004-07 Denver Broncos (semi-finalist times: 9-2013-2021).
▪ Peyton Manning, QB - 1998-2011 Indianapolis Colts (reserved injured 2011), 2012-15 Denver Broncos (times as semi-finalist: 1 - 2021).
▪ Clay Matthews, LB - 1978-1993 Cleveland Browns, 1994-96 Atlanta Falcons | (Times as a semi-finalist: 5 - 2012, 2017, 2019-2021).
▪ Sam Mills, LB - 1986-1994 New Orleans Saints, 1995-97 Carolina Panthers (semi-finalist times: 4-2016, 2019-2021).
▪ Richard Seymour, DE / DT - New England Patriots 2001-08, Oakland Raiders 2009-2012 (times as semi-finalist: 4 - 2018-2021).
▪ Steve Tasker, ST / WR - 1985-86 Houston Oilers, 1986-1997 Buffalo Bills (semi-finalist times: 8-2004, 2008-2010, 2012-13, 2020-21).
▪ Fred Taylor, RB - 1998-2008 Jacksonville Jaguars, 2009-2010 New England Patriots (semi-finalist times: 2-2020-21).
▪ Zach Thomas, LB - 1996-2007 Miami Dolphins, 2008 Dallas Cowboys (times as semi-finalist: 3 - 2019-2021).
▪ Hines Ward, WR - 1998-2011 Pittsburgh Steelers (Semi-finalist times: 5 - 2017-2021).
▪ Reggie Wayne, WR - 2001-2014 Indianapolis Colts (times as semi-finalist: 2 - 2020-21).
▪ Patrick Willis, LB - 2007-2014 San Francisco 49ers (times as semi-finalist: 2 - 2020-21),
▪ Charles Woodson, CB / S - 1998-2005, 2013-15 Oakland Raiders, 2006-2012 Green Bay Packers (times as semi-finalist: 1 - 2021).
▪ Darren Woodson, S - 1992-2003 Dallas Cowboys (Semi-finalist times: 5-2015, 2017, 2019-2021).
▪ Bryant Young, DT - 1994-2007 San Francisco 49ers (semi-finalist times: 2 - 2020-21).
In this article
Jared Allen
Charles Woodson
Rodney Harrison
Semi-finalists
Willie Anderson
Eric Allen
Cornelius Bennett
Peyton Manning

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