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2012 NFL Hall Of Fame Announcement: Dermontti Dawson, Jack Butler Inducted; Jerome Bettis Misses Cut

Two former Pittsburgh Steelers will be members of the 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class. Jack Butler, a defensive back who played for Pittsburgh in the 1950s, and longtime center Dermontti Dawson will be inducted into the Hall in August. The announcement was made Saturday evening:

The 2012 Pro Football HOF class of 2012 is: Jack Butler, Willie Roaf, Curtis Martin, Cortez Kennedy, Chris Doleman, Dermontti Dawson
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Jerome Bettis, who rushed for over 13,000 yards in his career, was passed over by the Selection Committee. The only running back to be inducted this year will be Curtis Martin.

For more on the Steelers, check out Behind The Steel Curtain. For more news and notes on 2012 Hall Of Fame Class check out the SB Nation NFL StoryStream.

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