2012 Pro Football Hall Of Fame: Terrell Davis, Steve Atwater And Karl Mecklenburg Not Among Finalists

The 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame committee has narrowed its list down to the semifinalists. Former Denver Broncos that made the cut are Steve Atwater, Terrell Davis and Karl Mecklenburg.

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2012 Pro Football Hall Of Fame Finalists: Broncos' Steve Atwater, Terrell Davis And Karl Mecklenburg Fail To Make Cut

The Pro Football Hall of Fame has announced its finalists for the Class of 2012 and the Denver Broncos were shut out on the list. Safety Steve Atwater, running back Terrell Davis and linebacker Karl Mecklenburg were among the semifinalists announced back in November. After having Floyd Little and Shannon Sharpe inducted into Canton over the last two years, the Broncos will need to wait another time to add to the team's representation in the hallowed halls of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Bill Parcells and Will Shields are the only first-year eligible candidates who made the final ballot.

Here is the complete list of finalists:

Jerome Bettis – Running Back – 1993-95 Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams, 1996-2005 Pittsburgh Steelers

Tim Brown – Wide Receiver/Kick Returner – 1988-2003 Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders, 2004 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Jack Butler* – Cornerback – 1951-59 Pittsburgh Steelers

Cris Carter – Wide Receiver – 1987-89 Philadelphia Eagles, 1990-2001 Minnesota Vikings, 2002 Miami Dolphins

Dermontti Dawson – Center – 1988-2000 Pittsburgh Steelers

Edward DeBartolo, Jr. – Owner – 1977-2000 San Francisco 49ers

Chris Doleman – Defensive End/Linebacker – 1985-1993, 1999 Minnesota Vikings, 1994-95 Atlanta Falcons, 1996-98 San Francisco 49ers

Kevin Greene – Linebacker/Defensive End – 1985-1992 Los Angeles Rams, 1993-95 Pittsburgh Steelers, 1996, 1998-99 Carolina Panthers, 1997 San Francisco 49ers

Charles Haley – Defensive End/Linebacker – 1986-1991, 1999 San Francisco 49ers, 1992-96 Dallas Cowboys

Cortez Kennedy – Defensive Tackle – 1990-2000 Seattle Seahawks

Curtis Martin – Running Back – 1995-97 New England Patriots, 1998-2005 New York Jets

Bill Parcells – Coach – 1983-1990 New York Giants, 1993-96 New England Patriots, 1997-99 New York Jets, 2003-06 Dallas Cowboys

Andre Reed – Wide Receiver – 1985-1999 Buffalo Bills, 2000 Washington Redskins

Willie Roaf – Tackle – 1993-2001 New Orleans Saints, 2002-05 Kansas City Chiefs

Will Shields – Guard – 1993-2006 Kansas City Chiefs

Dick Stanfel* – Guard – 1952-55 Detroit Lions, 1956-58 Washington Redskins

Aeneas Williams – Cornerback/Safety – 1991-2000 Phoenix/Arizona Cardinals, 2001-04 St. Louis Rams

The results of the final voting will be announced on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, the night before the Super Bowl.

For more on the Broncos, visit Mile High Report. Check out SB Nation NFL for more news and notes around the league.

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