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These are the Cleveland-area athletes who are playing in the NFL playoffs

Posted: 6:18 PM, Jan 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-03 22:17:15-05
New Orleans Saints v Atlanta Falcons

CLEVELAND — It's playoff time for the NFL, and although the Browns didn't make it, Cleveland will still be represented.

Here are the teams with local athletes representing Northeast Ohio in the Playoffs.

New Orleans Saints (3)

Carolina Panthers v New Orleans Saints
NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 03: Justin Hardee #34 of the New Orleans Saints, Arthur Maulet #37 of the New Orleans Saints and Marshon Lattimore #23 of the New Orleans Saints celebrate after defeating the Carolina Panthers 31 - 21 during a NFL game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 3, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Wide receiver Ted Ginn is from Cleveland. Ginn played football at Glenville High school.

Defensive back Marshon Lattimore is from Cleveland. Lattimore played football at Glenville.

Wide receiver and special teams player Justin Hardee is from Cleveland. Hardee also played at Glenville.

If you went to Glenville, you're a Saints fan this year.

Philadelphia Eagles (2)

Seattle Seahawks v Philadelphia Eagles
PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 07: Jason Kelce #62 of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on during warm ups before the game against the Seattle Seahawks at Lincoln Financial Field on December 7, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Evan Habeeb/Getty Images)

Offensive lineman Jason Kelce is from Cleveland Heights. Kelce played football at Cleveland Heights High School.

Wide Receiver Shelton Gibson is from Cleveland Heights. Gibson also played football at Cleveland Heights.

We see a pattern.

Kansas City Chiefs (2)

Oakland Raiders v Kansas City Chiefs
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - DECEMBER 30: Tight end Travis Kelce #87 of the Kansas City Chiefs warms up prior to the game against the Oakland Raiders at Arrowhead Stadium on December 30, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Tight end Travis Kelce is from Cleveland Heights. Kelce played football at Cleveland Heights High.

Linebacker Anthony Hitchens is from Lorain. Hitchens played football at Clearview High School.

New England Patriots (1)

Washington Redskins v New England Patriots
FOXBOROUGH, MA - AUGUST 9 : Brian Hoyer #2 of the New England Patriots looks for a pass during the preseason game between the New England Patriots and the Washington Redskins at Gillette Stadium on August 9, 2018 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Quarterback Brian Hoyer is from North Olmsted. Hoyer played football at St. Ignatius.

Houston Texans (1)

Indianapolis Colts v Houston Texans
HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 09: Whitney Mercilus #59 of the Houston Texans warms up against the Indianapolis Colts at NRG Stadium on December 9, 2018 in Houston, Texas. Mercilus was named the team's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award nominee and is displaying the Walter Payton logo on his shoes. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Defensive end Whitney Mercilus is from Akron. Mercilus played football at Garfield High School.

Indianapolis Colts (1)

Linebacker Najee Goode is from Cleveland. Goode played football at Benedictine.

Seattle Seahawks (1)

Seattle Seahawks v New England Patriots
FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 13: Frank Clark #55 of the Seattle Seahawks looks on during the fourth quarter of a game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on November 13, 2016 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

Defensive end Frank Clark is from Cleveland. Clark played football at Glenville.

Dallas Cowboys (1)

Guard Adam Redmond is from Strongsville. Clark played football at Walsh Jesuit High School.

Chicago Bears (1)

Chicago Bears v Minnesota Vikings
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 30: Mitchell Trubisky #10 of the Chicago Bears passes the ball in the second quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium on December 30, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Quarterback Mitchell Trubisky is from Mentor. Trubisky played football at Mentor High School.