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Darryl Talley, Linebacker #56 (2003 Inductee)

Was selected by the Bills in the second round of the 1983 Draft, 39th overall and one pick after the team selected QB Jim Kelly...went on to play the next 12 seasons (1983-94) with Buffalo and is one of just 11 individuals to play at least a dozen seasons with the Bills...his 188 regular season games played rank as the fifth-most in team history, his 1,137 tackles rank second, and his 38.5 sacks rank fifth...Talley's defensive leadership and tenacity were as big a factor as any in the team's four straight AFC titles in the early 1990's as he averaged 120 tackles, 3.5 sacks and 6.2 takeaways per season during that run...a two-time Pro Bowl selection (1990 and '91) with Buffalo...after leaving the Bills, he played one season in Atlanta and another in Minnesota before retiring after the '96 season...returned to Buffalo in 2000 to receive the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Distinguished Service Award.