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Steelers great Bettis leads eclectic Hall of Fame Class

Steelers great Bettis leads eclectic Hall of Fame Class

CANTON, Ohio — The humbled men in gold jackets were unmistakable. So were the unending seas of yellow Terrible Towels there to greet them. Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis headlined the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2015 on Saturday night, the sixth-leading rusher in NFL history greeted by thousands of fans who made the short trip to Canton and gave the final stop of his singular career a decided western Pennsylvania flavor. The capacity crowd at Tom Benson Stadium — most of them clad in some version of black-and-gold — roared as Bettis made his way down the red carpet, his enshrinement serving as the final destination for a player who embodied...

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