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S Reed among four first-time Hall of Fame nominees

Four first-time candidates are among more than 100 former NFL players and coaches on the list of modern-era nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2019.

Tight end Tony Gonzalez, linebacker London Fletcher, cornerback Champ Bailey and safety Ed Reed are on the ballot for the first time.

The list will be pared to 25 in November, then to 15 in January. Those selected for enshrinement will be announced on Super Bowl weekend.

Fans may vote for candidates they believe should move on in the selection process at www.nfl.com/HOFvote.

These are the Class of 2019 nominees:

QUARTERBACK: Randall Cunningham, Dave Kreig, Jeff Garcia, Donovan McNabb, Steve McNair

RUNNING BACKS: Shaun Alexander, Tiki Barber, Earnest Byner, Larry Centers, Corey Dillon, Eddie George, Edgerrin James, Darryl Johnston, Eric Metcalf (WR/KR/PR), Clinton Portis, Fred Taylor, Herschel Walker (also KR), Chris Warren, Ricky Watters

WIDE RECEIVERS: Isaac Bruce, Gary Clark, Henry Ellard (also PR), Torry Holt, Chad Johnson, Derrick Mason, Sterling Sharpe, Rod Smith, Hines Ward

TIGHT END: Mark Bavaro, Brent Jones, Jay Novacek

OFFENSIVE LINEMEN: Willie Anderson (T), Tony Boselli (T), Lomas Brown (T), Ray Donaldson (C), Alan Faneca (G), Chris Hinton (G/T), Kent Hull (C), Steve Hutchinson (G), Mike Kenn (T), Olin Kreutz (C), Kevin Mawae (C/G), Tom Nalen (C), Chris Samuels (T), Richmond Webb (T), Steve Wisniewski (G)

DEFENSIVE LINEMEN: La’Roi Glover (DT/NT), Russell Maryland (DT), Leslie O’Neal (DE), Simeon Rice (DE), Richard Seymour (DT), Neil Smith (DE), Bryant Young (DT)

LINEBACKERS: Carl Banks, Cornelius Bennett, Tedy Bruschi, Seth Joyner, Wilber Marshall, Clay Matthews, Willie McGinest (also DE), Karl Mecklenburg, Sam Mills, Chris Spielman, Takeo Spikes, Darryl Talley, Zach Thomas

DEFENSIVE BACKS: Eric Allen (CB), Steve Atwater (S), Ronde Barber (CB/S), Bill Bates (S), LeRoy Butler (S), Nick Collins (S), Thomas Everett (S), Rodney Harrison (S), Ty Law (CB), Albert Lewis (CB), John Lynch (S), Tim McDonald (S), Dennis Smith (S), Troy Vincent (CB), Adrian Wilson (S), Darren Woodson (S)

PUNTERS/KICKERS: Jason Elam (K), Jeff Feagles (P), Sean Landeta (P)

SPECIAL TEAMS: Brian Mitchell (KR/PR also RB), Steve Tasker (ST also WR)

COACHES: Don Coryell, Bill Cowher, Tom Flores, Jim Hanifan, Mike Holmgren, Jimmy Johnson, Richie Petitbon, Dan Reeves, Marty Schottenheimer, Clark Shaughnessy, Dick Vermeil

–Field Level Media

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