On Thursday, February 10, 2022, it was announced that LeRoy Butler has been selected as a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2022!
LeRoy Butler was honored to be named a Finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class's of 2020, 2021, and 2022. 2022 was LeRoy's fifith straight year as at least a Semifinalist.
LeRoy played his entire career with the Green Bay Packers, from 1990 through 2001. As a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990's All-Decade team, a 4-time Associated Press All-Pro selection, and a 4-time NFL Pro Bowl selection, his work on the football field has been widely recognized. He was the first player in NFL history to record 20+ sacks and 20+ interceptions in a career.
Since retirement prior to the start of the 2002 season, several articles have been written regarding LeRoy's accomplishments and his deserved/earned candidacy for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Below are some of those articles:
Article by Tom Oates with Wisconsin State Journal
Article by Jason Wilde with ESPN
Article by Clark Judge with Sports Illustrated: Talk of Fame Sports
Article by Ryan Wood with USA Today Network - Wisconsin
Article by Bob McGinn with The Athletic (shared by permission)
Article by Jack Wepfler with Packers Wire
Article by Raymond Rivard with Lombardi Ave
Article by Jon Meerdink with The Power Sweep