Derrick Brooks

Position: Linebacker

Height: 6-0

Weight: 232

College: Florida State

NFL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 1995-2008 (14 seasons, 224 games)

At a glance: Selected by the Bucs in first round (28th overall) of 1995 draft. … Never missed a game during his 14-year career. … Earned all-rookie honors after finishing second on team with 80 tackles. … In 1997, led Bucs to their first postseason appearance since 1981 and earned first of 11 Pro Bowl trips. … Named NFL’s Defensive Player of the Year in 2002 when he was a major contributor in the Bucs’ victory against the Oakland Raiders in Super Bowl XXXVII, returning an interception 44 yards for a touchdown. … Was a six-time All-Pro pick and was selected to the NFL’s All-Decade Team of the 2000s. … Born April 18, 1973, in Pensacola, Florida.

Ray Guy

Position: Punter

Height: 6-3

Weight: 195

College: Southern Miss

NFL: Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders, 1973-86 (14 seasons, 207 games)

At a glance: Was an All-American in 1972 as the nation’s top punter before becoming the first punter to be selected in first round of the draft (23rd overall). … Was an impact player from his first game, averaging 45.3 yards per kick as a rookie and averaging less than 40 yards only once in his NFL career. … Led the NFL in punting in 1974, 1975 and 1977 and finished with a career average of 42.4 yards. … Was named All-Pro six consecutive seasons from 1973-78 and played in seven Pro Bowls. … Played in seven AFC championship games and won three Super Bowls (XI, XV, XVIII) with the Raiders. … Born Dec. 22, 1949, in Swainsboro, Georgia.

Claude Humphrey

Position: Defensive end

Height: 6-4

Weight: 252

College: Tennessee State

NFL: Atlanta Falcons, 1968-78; Philadelphia Eagles, 1979-81 (13 seasons, 171 games)

At a glance: Falcons first-round pick (third overall) in 1968. … Had 11.5 sacks as a rookie en route to earning Defensive Rookie of the Year honors. … Even though it didn’t become an official stat until after he retired, Humphrey is credited with 122 sacks. … He led his team in sacks in nine of 13 seasons and was a five-time first-team All-Pro and six-time Pro Bowl pick. … A durable player, he missed just two games before season-ending knee injury in 1975 but rebounded with career-best 15 sacks in 1976 and was named team MVP. … Had a team-high 14.5 sacks for NFC champion Eagles in 1980. … Born June 29, 1944, in Memphis, Tennessee.

Walter Jones

Position: Tackle

Height: 6-5

Weight: 300

College: Florida State

NFL: Seattle Seahawks, 1997-2008 (12 seasons, 180 games)

At a glance: Chosen in first round (sixth overall) of 1997 draft. … Earned left tackle job in rookie training camp and was a consensus pick for multiple all-rookie teams. … In 1999, he became the first offensive lineman in Seahawks history elected to the Pro Bowl and went to the all-star game a team-record nine times. … He was a first-team All-Pro in 2001, the first of six in his career. … Helped block for Shaun Alexander when he earned MVP honors in 2005 after rushing for 1,880 yards and a then-NFL record 28 TDs in the Seahawks’ run to Super Bowl XL. … Born Jan. 19, 1974, in Aliceville, Alabama.

Andre Reed

Position: Wide receiver

Height: 6-2

Weight: 190

College: Kutztown State

NFL: Buffalo Bills, 1985-99; Washington Redskins, 2000 (16 seasons, 234 games)

At a glance: Fourth-round pick of the Bills in 1985 (86th overall). … Most prolific receiver in franchise history with 941 catches — 266 more than second place. … Finished his Bills career with 13,095 receiving yards and had a club-record 36 100-yard games. … His 951 career receptions put him third on the all-time NFL list when he retired. … Had 13 seasons, including nine consecutive, with at least 50 catches. … Reed had 87 TDs to share the club record with running back Thurman Thomas. … Was voted to seven Pro Bowls in a row from 1989-95. … Born Jan. 29, 1964, in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Michael Strahan

Position: Defensive end

Height: 6-5

Weight: 255

College: Texas Southern

NFL: New York Giants, 1993-2007 (15 seasons, 216 games)

At a glance: Selected in second round (40th overall) in 1993. … Dominant pass rusher had 141.5 career sacks. … He had 38 multi-sack games during his career and registered double-digit sack totals six times during a nine-season span from 1997-2005. … Named first-team All-Pro five times and was voted to seven Pro Bowls. … Set NFL single-season sack record in 2001 with 22.5, earning him NFL Defensive Player of the Year honors, and added a league-best 18.5 sacks in 2003. … Had a sack in Giants’ upset of New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII, his final NFL game. … Born Nov. 21, 1971, in Houston.