The Pro Football Hall of Fame class for 2016 has been announced and among the eight inductees are two legends for the Rams, one of them for being a star with the Los Angeles Rams and the other for being the blindside protector of the St. Louis Rams.
Pace was drafted first overall in the first round by the Rams in 1997 after not allowing a sack in his final two years with Ohio State, and Pace became one of if not the best left tackles in NFL history. Throughout Paces' long history with the Rams he reached seven Pro Bowls, was a part of the NFL's All-Decade team. Pace played in 169 games throughout his career and started in 165 of them.
Pace is famously known as being the left tackle for the "Greatest Show on Turf". Pace is usually mentioned along with the names of Kurt Warner, Torry Holt, and Issac Bruce, Pace is the first one of the group to make it in the Hall of Fame, which speaks volumes about his ability.
The other Ram to get in was outside linebacker Greene. Greene was drafted by the Rams in the 1985 NFL Draft and was a fifth-round pick. Greene was in the NFL for 13 years and was a Ram for eight of those years. Greene finished his career with 160 sacks, 773 tackles and 23 forced fumbles. In his final year in the NFL the then 37-year-old finished with 12 sacks.
Also, based on the fact that the Rams have two new members in the Hall of Fame, there is a chance that the Rams could be one of the teams playing in the Hall of Fame game next season.
NFL generally likes to match up teams with HOF guys in the Hall of Fame game. Wouldn't be a surprised to see Rams/Colts in Canton in August.— Nick Wagoner (@nwagoner) February 7, 2016