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Reactions to Chiefs' Will Shields as a Hall of Fame finalist

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You can tell Will Shields is a great guy when many of the best stories about him are ones of him off the field. The former Walter Payton Man of the Year winner was elected as a finalist for the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame once again. He has been eligible for four years. See the full list of finalists here.

The reactions to Shields as a finalist can be seen below.

BJ Kissel of KCChiefs.comOf the 11 modern-era guards in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, no one has played in more career games at the guard position than Shields.

Randy Covitz of the KC StarThis year could be Shields' best chance at election ... A year ago, Shields advanced from the pool of 15 modern-era candidates to the next group of 10, but he didn't make the last cut to five candidates.

Adam Teicher of ESPNShields played for great teams in the 1990s that fell just short of reaching the Super Bowl. Had his teams won more playoff games and reached a Super Bowl, Shields would likely be a member of the Hall of Fame already.