Broken-down Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey will hang a extremely rare feat in 2019.
The Broncos introduced Monday that Bailey became selected for induction to the personnel’s Ring of Reputation, making him the first Bronco to be elected to the Ring of Reputation and the Pro Soccer Hall of Reputation within the same 365 days.
“It comes as no shock that Champ has been voted into the Broncos’ Ring of Reputation in his first 365 days of eligibility,” Broncos president & CEO Joe Ellis said in a statement launched by the personnel. “Now not ideally suited did he carry out so many not possible plays as a Bronco, however the consistency and management he dropped at this organization for 10 seasons as a perennial All-Pro became 2d-to-none.
“To respect the system Champ’s occupation has been preferred over the final four months — first by the Pro Soccer Hall of Reputation and now as our latest Ring of Famer — is amazingly particular for us. We congratulate Champ on this truly-earned honor and respect forward to celebrating every little thing he’s supposed to the Broncos in October.”
Bailey turns into the thirteenth defensive gamers and 2d cornerback to be inducted to the Broncos’ Ring of Reputation.
After spending his first 5 seasons with the Washington Redskins (1999-2003), where he became a four-time Pro Bowler, Bailey joined the Broncos thru alternate in 2004 and remained one amongst the NFL’s top duvet cornerbacks for the leisure of his occupation.
In 10 seasons with the Broncos, Bailey became a three-time All Pro selection (2004-06) and made the Pro Bowl eight extra instances. Bailey’s 12 total Pro Bowl decisions label the most in NFL historical previous for a cornerback, and he is a member of the 2000s NFL All-Decade Crew.
Bailey is scheduled for enshrinement to the Hall of Reputation on Aug. 3 in Canton, Ohio, while the Broncos will acknowledge his induction to the Ring of Reputation on Oct. 13.