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Former Colts running back Edgerrin James named Hall of Famer

The greatest running back in Colts history is now a Hall of Famer.

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) – The greatest running back in Colts history is now a Hall of Famer.

Saturday, Edgerrin James announced that he has been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.


This was James' fourth time in five years that he was named a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

James was the No. 4-overall pick by the Colts in the 1999 NFL Draft.

He played seven seasons in Indy, and ended his career with four more seasons with the Arizona Cardinals (2006-08) and the Seattle Seahawks (2009).

James currently stands at No. 13 on the NFL's all-time rushing yards list (12,246); of the 12 players ahead of him, 10 of them are already in the Hall of Fame.