The Steelers are well represented among the nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2019.
Alan Faneca, a finalist the last three years, Hines Ward, a semifinalist the last two years, and safety Thomas Everett, who was nominated for the first time, are joined on the list by Bill Cowher.
The complete list of Modern Era nominees includes a total of 102 individuals. The Modern Era nominees will be trimmed to 25 semifinalists in November and to 15 finalists in January.
The Hall of Fame Selection Committee will hold their annual meeting on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. The finalists will go from 15 to 10, and then down to five. The Class of 2019 will be announced during the “NFL Honors” show that evening.
The 2019 Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony will be held next August in Canton, Ohio.