TAMPA, Fla. -- For about 30 tense seconds Saturday, Jackie Slater was not
a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2001.
But after a few moments of mild unrest in a jam-packed interview room and
a shuffling of paperwork by Hall of Fame Executive Director John Bankert,
that all changed.
"Oh -- and Jackie Slater," he said, after tabbing six other names for the
group for 2001. "This is your Class of 2001 for the Pro Football Hall of
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