8-7-10: Russ Grimm during the ceremony in Canton, Ohio at Fawsett Stadium.

Former Washington Redskins guard Russ Grimm is in Hog Heaven.

Grimm became the 18th member of the Redskins, and the fifth during the Joe Gibbs era, to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio Saturday.

Grimm played 11 seasons for the Redskins, winning three Super Bowls and appearing in four. He made four consecutive Pro Bowls, was named a three-time All-Pro, and was selected to the NFL’s All-Decade Team of the 1980s.

During his speech, Grimm thanked his fellow offensive linemen, the “Hogs.” He said, “I want to mention a few guys that made it possible for me to be here today. A group of guys that grew together, worked together, played together, raised families together, celebrated together, guys that I consider family, a group known as the Hogs.

“Joe Jacoby, Jeff Bostic, Mark May, Fred Dean, Donnie Warren, George Starke, and Doc Walker, your names are going to be embroidered on the inside of this jacket. So I’ll always remember the things we went through, the tough times we had, and the good times we celebrated.”

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