Several former Cleveland Browns players and coaches are among the 108 Modern-Era nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018.

Here is the list:

  • RB Earnest Byner
  • LB Clay Matthews
  • DT Michael Dean Perry
  • LB Carl Banks
  • LB/DE Willie McGinest
  • OT Lomas Brown
  • C Jay Hilgenberg
  • DB Everson Walls
  • Coach Marty Schottenheimer

Bet you didn't remember that some of those guys played for the Browns, did you?

The Modern-Era nominees will be reduced to 25 semifinalists in November and, from there, to 15 finalists in January.