The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced Thursday night it paired its list of potential entrants down to 15 finalists for the 2016 Hall of Fame class. As expected, former Packers quarterback Brett Favre and former Rams great Kurt Warner headlined the list. 

The list was trimmed down to 25 semifinalists in November and on Thursday 10 more names were lopped off. 

There are also a pair of senior finalists and a contributor finalist. The inductees will be announced on Saturday, Feb. 6, the day before the Super Bowl

The 15 finalists in alphabetical order:

1. Morten Andersen, K, Saints/Falcons/Giants/Chiefs/Vikings -- Anderson's been a finalist three different times now.

2. Steve Atwater, S, Broncos/Jets -- This is Atwater's first time as a finalist.

3. Don Coryell, coach, St. Louis Cardinals/Chargers -- This is Coryell's third time as a finalist.

4. Terrell Davis, RB, Broncos -- This is Davis' second time as a finalist.

5. Tony Dungy, coach, Buccaneers/Colts -- This is Dungy's third time eligible.

6. Alan Faneca, G, Steelers/Jets/Cardinals -- This is Faneca's first time as a finalist.

7. Brett Favre, QB, Packers/Jets/Vikings -- This is Favre's first time as a finalist.

8. Kevin Greene, LB, Rams/Steelers/Panthers/49ers -- This is Greene's fifth time as a finalist.

9. Marvin Harrison, WR, Colts -- This is Harrison's third time as a finalist.

10. Joe Jacoby, T, Redskins -- This is Jacoby's first time as a finalist.

11. Edgerrin James, RB, Colts/Cardinals/Seahawks -- This is James' first time as a finalst.

12. John Lynch, S, Buccaneers/Broncos -- This is Lynch's third time as a finalist.

13. Terrell Owens, WR, 49ers/Eagles/Cowboys/Bills/Bengals -- This is Owens' first time as a finalist.

14. Orlando Pace, T, Rams/Bears -- This is Pace's second time as a finalist.

15. Kurt Warner, QB, Rams/Giants/Cardinals -- This is Warner's second time as a finalist.

Also announced previously was Edward DeBartolo, Jr. (owner, 49ers), who is eligible as a contributor and is in his fourth time as a finalist.

And a pair of senior finalists were announced in Ken Stabler (former Raiders/Oilers/Saints quarterback) and Dick Stanfel (former Lions/Redskins guard).

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