Raiders News: Richard Seymour honored in Las Vegas against the Colts
In August, the former Las Vegas Raiders and New England Patriots Defensive end Richard Seymour has been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Seymour has accumulated 57.5 sacks and seven Pro Bowl appearances during his 12-year career, 18.5 and including one with the Silver and the Black.
He has always praised his time with the Raiders and ahead of the Colts game this Sunday, Hall of Fame Chairman Jim Porter will be at Allegiant Stadium to present Seymour with his Ring of Excellence.
The ring was created by Kay® Jewelers and is set in 14k gold with a diamond weight of 1.75 carats. It was also made with several intricate details seen below, including a few that are specific to the older Raider and Patriot.
- The outer diamonds create a “stadium” effect surrounding the center of the soccer ball shaped diamond.
- The vibrant blue gemstone was selected for both its appearance and its meaning, as blue is often associated with confidence, power and integrity – all traits of these incredible legendary football icons.
- Seymour’s Hall of Fame Ring of Excellence is personalized to reflect his unique career. A likeness of his tanned bust, along with “Defensive End-Tackle” and “2001-2012” (his years in the NFL), appear on one side, while “Seymour”, the Pro Football Hall of Fame logo and ” Class of 2022″ are included on the other hand.
- Additionally, a special arbormark (or engraving) appears inside the ring – 360 – which is her Enshrinee number.
Seymour has already held a ceremony in New England on October 24, but it will be the first time he has appeared publicly in Las Vegas since his induction. So if you’re planning on going to the game, arrive a little early and celebrate one of the NFL’s greatest.