By Mark Gaughan
There will be no new addition to the Buffalo Bills' Wall of Fame this year.
Instead, the team will honor all 28 members of the franchise's ring of honor during ceremonies at the Sept. 15 game against the Carolina Panthers. In a halftime ceremony at the game, the Wall of Famers will be presented with an honorary blazer and introduced to the crowd.
The Bills' Wall of Fame was created in 1980 to honor former players, coaches and administrators.
The inducted members, by year: 2012, Bill Polian; 2011, Phil Hansen; 2010, Booker Edgerson; 2008, Bruce Smith; 2007, Steve Tasker; 2006, Andre Reed; 2005, Thurman Thomas; 2004, Jim Ritcher; 2003, Darryl Talley; 2002, Kent Hull; 2001, Fred Smerlas; 2001, Jim Kelly; 2000, George Saimes; 2000, Bob Kalsu; 1999, Edward Abramoski; 1998, Robert James; 1997, Joe DeLamielleure; 1996, Marv Levy; 1995, Joe Ferguson; 1994, Mike Stratton; 1993, Elbert Dubenion; 1992, The 12th Man; 1989, Ralph C. Wilson Jr.; 1988, Billy Shaw; 1987, Tom Sestak; 1985, Patrick J. McGroder; 1984, Jack Kemp; 1980, O.J. Simpson. Members who have died include Kemp, McGroder, Sestak, Kalsu, Saimes and Hull. Fans attending the game will get a Wall of Fame souvenir. The new Wall of Fame logo: