Favre, Owens among Hall nom­i­nees

Toronto Star - - SPORTS/SCOREBOARD -

CAN­TON, OHIO— Brett Favre was among the 108 mod­ern-day nom­i­nees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2016 an­nounced Wed­nes­day night. The NFL’s ca­reer leader in nearly ev­ery pass­ing cat­e­gory when he re­tired af­ter the 2010 sea­son and win­ner of the 1997 Su­per Bowl with Green Bay, Favre leads a strong list of first-time nom­i­nees. That group in­cludes Ter­rell Owens, one of the league’s most pro­lific re­ceivers for most of his 15 pro sea­sons. Vot­ing will cul­mi­nate Feb. 6.

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