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NFL Explained: How you get into the Hall of Fame

Over 25,000 men have played in the NFL since its inception, but only about 300 have ever had the honor of being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But how exactly do they make it in? With the help of Pro Football Hall of Fame President David Baker, and NFL Network's very own Hall of Fame voter, Jim Trotter, among others, we show you the road the players must take to end up in the prestigious "Hall of Legends" in Canton, Ohio.