Cleveland Browns rookies Baker Mayfield and Nick Chubb each had a season to remember in 2018.
And the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton now has a display to remind everyone.
On Friday, general manager John Dorsey and head coach Freddie Kitchens visited the hall to present Hall of Fame president David Baker and board chairman of the Board Randy Hunt with a Mayfield jersey and a Chubb jersey.
Mayfield’s jersey and uniform is from his first NFL start, which came against the Oakland Raiders in Week 4. Chubb’s jersey comes from the Week 10 game against the Atlanta Falcons where Chubb broke off a 92-yard touchdown run, the longest in franchise history and second-longest by a rookie in NFL history.
The jerseys and other memorabilia are grouped together in one display:
Chubb finished the season with 996 rushing yard, a franchise record for a rookie, and averaged 5.2 yards per carry while scoring eight rushing touchdowns. Chubb did that despite only having 16 carries through the first six games of the season.
Mayfield threw for a team-record 3,725 yards in 2018, which is also the sixth-best mark by a rookie in NFL history. His 27 touchdown passes broke the rookie record of 26, which had been shared by Peyton Manning (1998 with the Indianapolis Colts) and Russell Wilson (2012 with the Seattle Seahawks).
He also become just the third quarterback in league history to throw at least one touchdown pass in each of his first 10 starts, finishing the season with a touchdown pass in each of the final 13 games and two or more touchdown passes in nine games overall.
Given the way their rookie seasons played out, this may not be the last time that Mayfield or Chubb see their names on display at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.