NFL Hall of Fame 2013: Bill Parcells to be inducted

Bill Parcells at the 2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinees Gold Jacket Dinner at the Canton Memorial Civic Center. - Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Former New York Giants coach Bill Parcells will be among the inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday evening.

Bill Parcells, who coached the New York Giants to Super Bowl victories in 1986 and 1990, will headline the Class of 2013 that will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio Saturday evening.

The honor comes a year later than Parcells should have entered the Hall, but is still well-deserved. He is the only coach in NFL history to take four different teams to the playoffs.

Coverage of the ceremony, which begins at 7 p.m. ET, will be on NFL Network and ESPN2.

Parcells, throughout his vagabond career, was known for his ability to motivate players.

The Giants, of course, nearly fired Parcells after his first season, 1983, when the team went 3-12-1.

"It’s a good thing he stayed. It’s a good thing they kept him. That’s what I say. He’s a great coach," said current Giants coach Tom Coughlin, who will leave training camp Saturday afternoon to attend the induction ceremony.

Use this an open thread to discuss your memories of Parcells days with the Giants.

More on Parcells

'Bill Parcells guys' are all-in as coach enters Pro Football Hall of Fame - ESPN Dallas

Bill Parcells, going into Pro Football Hall of Fame, remembered as Jersey kid-turned-legend | NJ.com

Bill Parcels Ready to Enter Football Hall of Fame - WSJ.com

NFL - Bill Parcells enters Hall of Fame as one of league's greatest motivators - ESPN New York

Bill Parcells' legacy remains in impression he left on players - NFL News | FOX Sports on MSN

Gosselin: As Bill Parcells heads to Hall of Fame, his best work might have been with the Cowboys | Dallasnews.com - News for Dallas, Texas - SportsDayDFW

Borges: Bill Parcells appreciates Hall honor | Boston Herald

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