Patriots Hall Of Fame Finalists: Kevin Faulk, Mike Vrabel, Raymond Clayborn

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Polls have opened for fans to vote for the 2016 Patriots Hall of Fame inductee.

Former Patriots cornerback Raymond Clayborn, running back Kevin Faulk and linebacker Mike Vrabel are this year’s Patriots Hall of Fame finalists. Fans can vote at Patriots.com/2016HOF.

Faulk was drafted by the Patriots in the third round of the 1999 NFL Draft. He had 864 carries for 3,607 yards with 16 touchdowns in 13 seasons with the Patriots. He also added 431 receptions for 3,701 yards with 15 touchdowns.

Faulk returned 101 punts for 943 yards and had 181 kick returns for 4,098 yards with two touchdowns. He won three Super Bowls with the Patriots.

Vrabel was signed as a free agent in 2001 and spent eight seasons with the Patriots as a linebacker and pass rusher. He had 411 tackles, 48 sacks, 11 interceptions, 13 forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries in his time with the Patriots. He also added 10 regular season receptions for 10 touchdowns and two postseason receptions for two touchdowns. He was on three Super Bowl-winning teams.

Clayborn shares the Patriots record for career interceptions (36) with Ty Law. Clayborn was selected 16th overall in the 1977 NFL draft and played with the Patriots until 1989. He was a three-time Pro Bowl selection. He’s a third-time finalist.

There are 22 players and two contributors in the Patriots Hall of Fame.

Houston Antwine (2015)
Bruce Armstrong (2001)
Drew Bledsoe (2011)
Troy Brown (2012)
Tedy Bruschi (2013)
Nick Buoniconti (1992)
Gino Cappelletti (1992)
Ben Coates (2008)
Sam Cunningham (2010)
Bob Dee (1993)
Steve Grogan (1995)
John Hannah (1991)
Mike Haynes (1994)
Jim Lee Hunt (1993)
Ty Law (2014)
Willie McGinest (2015)
Stanley Morgan (2007
Jon Morris (2011)
Jim Nance (2009)
Steve Nelson (1993)
Vito “Babe” Parilli (1993)
Andre Tippett (1999)

Contributors:
William H. “Billy” Sullivan, Jr. (2009)
Gil Santos (2013)

Thumbnail photo via Kirby Lee/Image of Sport/USA TODAY Sports Images

Jan 31, 2012; Indianapolis, IN, USA; New England Patriots running back Kevin Faulk during media day in preparation for Super Bowl XLVI against the New York Giants at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-USA TODAY Sports

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