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Richard Dent clarifies Hall speech snubs

Updated: August 8, 2011, 5:41 PM ET
ESPNChicago.com

Former Chicago Bears defensive end Richard Dent said his omission of former coaches Buddy Ryan and Mike Ditka from his Hall of Fame induction speech on Saturday wasn't meant as a slight.

"You've got to understand that this is all about people that touched you, that shaped you as a young man," Dent said Monday on "The Waddle & Silvy Show" on ESPN 1000. "Buddy and Mike got me as a finished product. This is not about football. This is about life. This is about who helps you in life and to ...

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