Former Seahawks offensive tackle Walter Jones inched one step closer to sports immortality Wednesday night when he was named a semifinalist for the 2014 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
The announcement was made on NFL Network, where the league whittled an initial list of 126 nominees down to 25 semifinalists.
Jones is one of four to make the cut in the first year of eligibility. The others are former Colts wide receiver Marvin Harrison, coach Tony Dungy and longtime Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks.
Jones played his entire professional career (1997-2008) for the Seahawks. He was a nine-time …