Joining Williams in the Hall of Fame, are Seahawks tackle Walter Jones, Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks, Giants defensive end Michael Strahan and Bills wide receiver Andre Reed.
The two seniors committee candidates, Raiders punter Ray Guy and Falcons and Eagles defensive end Claude Humphrey were also elected.
Williams was a member of the NFL’s All-Decade team of the 1990s.
The three-time All-Pro and eight-time Pro Bowl pick had 55 career interceptions, returning nine for touchdowns, and also returned three fumbles for scores.
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