History

Hall of Fame

The rich tradition of the Cleveland Browns boasts 16 members in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, which is the sixth-highest total league-wide. Only the Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers and Washington Redskins claim more Hall of Famers.

TEAMENSHRINEES
Chicago Bears 27
Green Bay Packers 22
Pittsburgh Steelers 20
New York Giants 20
Washington Redskins 19
Cleveland Browns 16

In addition to the 16 members listed above, these 5 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, inducted as players, spent part of their playing careers with the Cleveland Browns:

Doug Atkins (1953-1954)
Willie Davis (1958-1959)
Len Dawson (1960-1961)
Henry Jordan (1957-1958)
Tommy McDonald (1968)

These 2 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, inducted as coaches, spent part of their playing careers with the Cleveland Browns:

Chuck Noll (1953-1959)
Don Shula (1951-1952)