Thursday January 28th, 2016

The Pro Football Hall of Fame Board has announced the “Super Bowl 50 Golden Team,” which celebrates the best overall career performances by players in the Super Bowl. 

“The Super Bowl 50 Golden Team is an amazing list of incredible individuals,” Pro Football Hall of Fame Executive Vice President Joe Horrigan said in a statement. “Each name conjures up memories of some of the sport’s greatest games showcased on its biggest platform, the Super Bowl stage. Unforgettable individual performances like Lynn Swann’s acrobatic catches in Super Bowl X or Joe Montana’s come-from-behind game winning drive in Super Bowl XXIII are forever etched in the collective memories of football fans and celebrated as some of the most inspiring moments in the history of the National Football League.”

The team boasts 22 Pro Football Hall of Famers and three NFL MVP award winners.

The Pittsburgh Steelers had the most team members selected with eight athletes.

Kicker Adam Vinatieri was the lone unanimous selection and active player. 

Full roster:

Quarterback: Joe Montana

Running Backs: Franco Harris, Emmitt Smith

Tight End: Jay Novacek

Wide Receivers: Jerry Rice, Lynn Swann

Offensive Tackles: Art Shell, Forrest Gregg

Center: Mike Webster

Guards: Gene Upshaw, Larry Allen

Defensive ends: Reggie White, Charles Haley

Interior linemen: Joe Greene, Randy White

Cornerbacks: Mel Blount, Deion Sanders

Safeties: Ronnie Lott, Jake Scott

Outside linebackers: Lawrence Taylor, Jack Ham

Inside linebackers: Jack Lambert, Ray Lewis

Kicker: Adam Vinatieri

​Punter: Ray Guy

​Return specialist: Desmond Howard

Head coach: Chuck Noll

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