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Buffalo Bills news, 2/2: Andre Reed elected to Hall of Fame

It's official! Get every reaction nationally and regionally from Andre Reed's selection to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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Matt Warren is Associate Director of NFL coverage for SB Nation and previously covered the Bills for Buffalo Rumblings for more than a decade.

Reed’s long wait ends with Hall election - City & Region - The Buffalo News

"However, voters apparently accepted the fact that Reed had been waiting longer than the others, that he played in an offense that passed the ball less than most teams and that his virtues – toughness, unselfishness and clutch performances – had to be recognized. Buffalo averaged 479 passes a year during Reed’s prime. The NFL’s top offense this year, Denver, attempted 675 passes."

Andre Reed to be enshrined in 2014 Hall of Fame class -
"It took his ninth year of eligibility and eighth year as a finalist, but Andre Reed finally earned enshrinement as he was selected as a member of the 2014 class for the Pro Football Hall of Fame."

Andre Reed Career Highlights - VIDEO -
"Congratulations to Wide Receiver Andre Reed on being part of the Hall of Fame Class of 2014. Check out highlights of his Hall of Fame Career."

Andre Reed HOF | Buffalo Bills -
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Inside The Bills | Congrats from Andre’s teammates & coach
"What a thrilling evening it is," said Hall of Fame coach Marv Levy. "How overwhelmed and proud I am of Andre. How deserving he was to now be a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Great player, great individual, great team man. How fortunate I was that I can say that I got to coach Andre Reed. I wish him well, him and all his family. I know how exultant he has to feel."

Inside The Bills | Andre Reed’s 951 catches by QB
"Not surprisingly, Jim Kelly heads the list, but there are a host of other interesting names who threw to the Bills all-time leading receiver."

2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame -- Derrick Brooks, Walter Jones, Andre Reed, Michael Strahan, Aeneas Williams, Ray Guy, Claude Humphrey selected - ESPN
"Reed, who had been an eight-time finalist for the Hall, was a seven-time Pro Bowl selection and the Buffalo Bills' leading receiver in each of their four Super Bowl seasons. He also ranks fifth in NFL history with 85 postseason receptions and found a way to produce in a Bills offense that ran the ball 51 percent of the time during his career."

NFL Hall of Fame Class of 2014: Andre Reed is in - Buffalo Rumblings
"Reed will be inducted in a ceremony held on the evening of Saturday, August 2 in Canton, Ohio. Bills fans will make the trip west to Canton in droves to see Reed inducted."

Buffalo Rumblings Live: Andre Reed 2014 Hall of Fame announcement - Buffalo Rumblings
"Andre Reed is a member of the Class of 2014! Matt Warren discussed it live on Buffalo Rumblings. Watch it now."

Buffalo Bills Andre Reed elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame -
"I heard they're raising the roof back home," Reed said. "You know my whole family has been resilient forever. I wanted this for them. And I wanted it for the Valley. This puts a stamp on the Valley. I wanted this for them and I'm glad this is on my shoulders."

Pennsylvania native Andre Reed elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame |
"After graduating from Division II Kutztown University and starring for the Buffalo Bills, Reed was the poster boy for PSAC, long before the likes of Shippensburg’s John Kuhn and Brent Grimes excelled on their NFL teams."

NFL Honors: 2014 Hall of Fame class - NFL Videos
"04:55 – Michael Strahan, Ray Guy, Derrick Brooks, Walter Jones, Aeneas Williams, Claude Humphrey, and Andre Reed are selected to the 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame class."