Photos of Morten Andersen at the Lions vs Saints game on Monday, Dec. 21,2015. Photos by Michael C. Hebert. New Orleans Saints photos.
New Orleans Saints all-time great Morten Andersen has been named one of 15 modern finalists for this year's class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
It is the fourth time Andersen, a Saints Ring of Honor member and Saints Hall of Famer, has been been a finalist for the biggest honor in pro football.
Andersen is the leading scorer in Saints and NFL history. He played for the Saints from 1982-1994 before playing with the Atlanta Falcons, New York Giants, Kansas City Chiefs and Minnesota Vikings.
He was inducted in the Saints Ring of Honor in 2015 and is a member of the team's all-50th team, which was honored during the 2016 season.
The other modern finalists:
Tony Boselli; Isaac Bruce; Don Coryell; Terrell Davis; Brian Dawkin; Kenny Easley; Alan Faneca; Joe Jacoby; Jerry Jones; Ty Law; John Lynch; Kevin Mawae; Terrell Owens; Paul Tagliabue; Jason Taylor LaDainian Tomlinson and Kurt Warner.
This year's induction class will be announced the day before Super Bowl LI in Houston.