SUMMARY: He played each position on the offensive line. He had 14 consecutive Pro Bowl appearances. He played 19 years and 296 games, more than any full-time positional player in league history when he retired. That is why Bruce Matthews will be the only inductee Saturday elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility, and just the 59th elected on the first ballot. The quiet ironman of the NFL calls the prospect very humbling. "It really makes it clear to me how much God has blessed me and my family. There are just too many things that have happened in my life I'd love to take credit for it and say I did it all by myself. It's too obvious to me how blessed I've been," Matthews said. On Saturday, Titans OL coach Mike Munchak will present Matthews just as Matthews presented him back in 2001. "I don't think there'll be too many guys like him around again," Munchak said. View full article What do you think about this story? post your comments below.