PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Troy Polamalu is closer to being inducted into the Pro Football Hall Of Fame.
On Thursday, the former Steeler was named one of 15 modern-era 2020 finalists for the honor.READ MORE: Family's Attorney Says Pine-Richland Officials Used Child As Scapegoat For Football Coaching Staff Losing Jobs
Polamalu is in his first year of eligibility for the Hall of Fame.
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He was named a semifinalist in November.
Polamalu played with the Steelers from 2003-14.
Former Steeler Alan Faneca is also a finalist.
The finalists will be presented to the selection committee on Feb. 1, 2020.MORE NEWS: Columbus Police Chief Answers Questions After Deadly Shooting Of Ma'Kiah Bryant
The committee will then select five of the modern-era players for the Class of 2020.