- Andre Reed in a game against the Dolphins in 1994 (Getty Images)
Former Buffalo Bills receiver Andre Reed will have to wait another year to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Reed came up short in voting by Hall of Fame voters on Saturday at the site of the Super Bowl in Indianapolis.
It’s the sixth consecutive year Reed made it to the round of 15 finalists and third straight year he made it past the first cut and into the top 10 finalists.
Reed played for the Bills from 1985 to 1999. When he retired, Reed stood third in NFL history in catches and fourth in receiving yards.
Elected to the Hall of Fame Class of 2012 were center Dermontti Dawson, defensive linemen Chris Doleman and Cortez Kennedy, running back Curtis Martin, offensive lineman Willie Roaf and voted into the Hall by the senior committee was cornerback Jack Butler who played in the 1950’s.