Career interceptions leaders Paul Krause, Emlen Tunnell and Rod Woodson are among 30 defensive backs who are finalists for the NFL’s All-Time Team.
The league on Monday revealed 16 cornerbacks, 14 safeties and 12 special-teams players as finalists. They will be pared down to seven cornerbacks, six safeties, two placekickers, two punters and two kick returners for the squad. A 26-member panel is making the selections.
Krause had 81 picks, followed by Tunnell with 79 and Woodson with 71.
Jan Stenerud, Morten Andersen and Ray Guy — the only kickers in the Pro Football Hall of Fame — also are among the choices.
Arizona CB Patrick Peterson and Indianapolis placekicker Adam Vinatieri are the only current players on the list.
The finalists, in alphabetical order by position:
Dick “Night Train” Lane
Billy “White Shoes” Johnson
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