Bill Polian was GM of the Colts when they won Super Bowl XLI.
Canton, OH (SportsNetwork.com) -
Former NFL general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf have been selected as finalists for the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class under the newly-created contributors category.
The two Super Bowl-winning executives will have their candidacies reviewed by the Hall of Fame's Contributor Selection Committee on Jan. 31. They will need to receive 80 percent of votes cast to receive enshrinement.
Polian was the architect of the AFC powerhouse Buffalo Bills teams of the early 1990s that went to four straight Super Bowls, then later helped the Indianapolis Colts to a pair of conference titles and a victory in Super Bowl XLI during a 15-year run as GM and team president from 1997-2011.
Closing the door on Cutler
By John McMullen, NFL Editor
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) -
Many are missing the point when trying to analyze what's going on with the Chicago Bears.
Brandon Marshall's emotional outburst after last Sunday's ugly 27-14 home loss to the Miami Dolphins has placed the focus on whether the enigmatic receiver's relationship with quarterback Jay Cutler is strained.
What should be spotlighted is that the Bears are 3-4 and looking up at both Green Bay and Detroit in the NFC North.