Tom Flores, Drew Pearson finalists for Hall of Fame

FILE - In this Jan. 22, 1983, file photo, Drew Pearson (88) of the Dallas Cowboys holds the ball after scoring their first touchdown against the Washington Redskins during the NFC Championship game at RFK Stadium in Washington. Redskins' Jeris White sits on ground. Former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Drew Pearson was selected Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, as the Senior Finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021. (AP Photo/File)

By BARRY WILNER, the Associated Press

Two-time Super Bowl-winning coach Tom Flores and standout wide receiver Drew Pearson are finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2021. Flores, the first Hispanic coach in the NFL, was nominated in the new coaches category, while Pearson is a senior nominee. Both Flores and Pearson will be considered for induction at the hall’s selection committee meeting the day before the Super Bowl. To be elected, each must receive 80% of the 48-member votes.