Linebacker Derrick Thomas is on the list for the fourth year and will be joined by Albert Lewis and Nick Lowery on the preliminary ballot. Cornerback Emmit Thomas is one of two senior committee nominees. Tom Flores, is nominated for his coaching with the Raiders and Seahawks. Flores was a backup QB with the Chiefs when he played.
Nolan Cromwell, who played with the L.A. Rams is also on the prelim list.
There is a list of 124 nominees that will get reduced to 25 in November, then down to 15 during Super Bowl week.