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Pro Football Hall of Famers make case for Cliff Branch's induction into the HOF. Hear Ronnie Lott, Kenny Easley, Mel Blount -- defensive backs who tried to cover him -- as well as Mike Ditka and Gil Brandt, tell of Branch's greatness. Teammates explain how he commanded special attention from defenses, a key dynamic that made the Raiders' balanced offense of passing and running even more dangerous whenever he was on the field. When you get to the video page, click on the line that reads Watch on YouTube and see great highlights, memories and HOF player comments.