Each year Canton, Ohio kicks off football season. A new class is inducted on Saturday and the first NFL exhibition game takes place Sunday as the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Minnesota Vikings. The 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class is quite impressive.
Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley, Will Shields, Mick Tingelhoff, Ron Wolf, Bill Polian and the late Junior Seau will all be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame today. Each player and contributor offers a unique story as they enter the Hall.
The class is headlined by Junior Seau who passed away in 2012 at just 43 years of age. After public backlash, Seau’s daughter, Sydney, will be allowed to speak at the ceremony. It was previously announced that the family would not be allowed to speak citing certain policies. Although many believed it was due to the Seaus current lawsuit against the NFL.
The class also includes linebacker Charles Haley, whose 5 Super Bowl rings are the most in NFL history. Long time Oakland Raiders receiver Tim Brown as well as former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis are also part of the class.
ESPN will begin broadcasting the induction ceremony at 7 PM ET. Typically, there is a short highlight video of each player then a close friend or family member introduces the player being inducted. Each player gives a short induction speech. Since the ceremony will also be broadcasted by NFL Network, subscribers can watch their live stream by clicking here.
Here’s how to watch ESPN’s coverage online and on mobile:
Watch the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
If you have the log-in info for a cable subscription with access to Watch ESPN, you can watch the ceremony at WatchESPN.com. You’ll need a cable log-in and password, or the log-in and password of someone you know, to access the stream.
Watch the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Mobile
Mobile and tablet users with access to Watch ESPN can watch the ceremony on the Watch ESPN app. As is the case with desktop, you’ll need the log-in for a cable subscription with access to ESPN. You can download the app for free in the App Store , the Google Play store, the Amazon App store or the Windows Store.
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