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Cowboys WR Drew Pearson Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

The Pro Football , in Canton, Ohio, is littered with . Across several generations and dynasties, the Cowboys have 20 players, coaches, and front-office executives that made their primary contributions to the Dallas Cowboys. Even with a litany of members in the Hall of Fame, until last night, there had always been one name that was unjustly left out; .

Pearson, who played for the Cowboys for 11 seasons from 1973 to 1983 was a three-time All-Pro and three-time Pro Bowler. Pearson played in three games with the Cowboys and a part of the Super Bowl XII winning team that beat the 27-10.

Pearson was an All-Decade selection to the 1970's team but was the only member of that team that hadn't been inducted into the .

It's an election that was a long-time coming and way past due. Pearson, the original “88,” set a standard and started a legacy that has carried on through fellow Hall of Fame member , a recent star in , and a star in the making in .

Drew Pearson joins an illustrious 2021 class that features: , Charles Johnson, Alan Faneca, John Lynch, /Safety Charles Woodson, Coach Tom Flores, and Contributor Bill Nunn.

Watch Drew Pearson as he receives the news that he's headed to Canton!

And don't ever forget the bomb Drew Pearson dropped at the several years ago!


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