1973 All-Pro Team

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The following is a list of players that were named to the Associated Press All-Pro Team, the Newspaper Enterprise Association All-Pro team and the Pro Football Writers Association, and Pro Football Weekly All-Pro teams in 1973. Both first- and second- teams are listed for the AP, NEA, and PFWA teams. These are the four All-Pro teams that are included in the Total Football II: The Official Encyclopedia of the National Football League and compose the Consensus All-pro team for 1973.

Offense[edit]

Position First Team Second Team
Quarterback John Hadl, Los Angeles Rams (AP, PFWA, PFW)
Fran Tarkenton, Minnesota Vikings (NEA)
John Hadl, Los Angeles Rams (NEA-2)
Fran Tarkenton, Minnesota Viking (AP-2, PFWA-2)
Running back O.J. Simpson, Buffalo Bills (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Larry Csonka, Miami Dolphins (AP, PFW)
Calvin Hill, Dallas Cowboys (PFWA)
John Brockington, Green Bay Packers (NEA)
Lawrence McCutcheon, Los Angeles Rams (NEA-2)
Larry Csonka, Miami Dolphins (NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Calvin Hill, Dallas Cowboys (AP-2)
John Brockington, Green Bay Packers (AP-2)
Wide receiver Harold Jackson, Los Angeles Rams (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Harold Carmichael, Philadelphia Eagles (PFWA, PFW)
Paul Warfield, Miami Dolphins (AP)
John Gilliam, Minnesota Vikings (NEA)
Harold Carmichael, Philadelphia Eagles (AP-2, NEA-2)
Paul Warfield, Miami Dolphins (PFWA-2, NEA-2)
John Gilliam, Minnesota Vikings (AP-2, PFWA-2)
Tight end Charles Young, Philadelphia Eagles (AP, PFWA, PFW)
Riley Odoms, Denver Broncos (NEA)
Charles Young, Philadelphia Eagles (NEA-2)
Riley Odoms, Denver Broncos (AP-2, PFWA-2)
Tackle Ron Yary, Minnesota Vikings (AP, PFWA, PFW)
Rayfield Wright, Dallas Cowboys (AP, PFWA)
George Kunz, Atlanta Falcons (NEA, PFW)
Art Shell, Oakland Raiders (NEA)
Charlie Cowan, Los Angeles Rams (AP-2, PFWA-2)
Ron Yary, Minnesota Vikings (NEA-2)
Rayfield Wright, Dallas Cowboys (NEA-2)
George Kunz, Atlanta Falcons (AP-2, PFWA-2)
Guard Larry Little, Miami Dolphins (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Reggie McKenzie, Buffalo Bills (AP, PFWA)
Tom Mack, Los Angeles Rams (PFW)
Joe Scibelli, Los Angeles Rams (NEA)
Gene Upshaw, Oakland Raiders (AP-2, NEA-2)
Gale Gillingham, Green Bay Packers (PFWA-2)
Reggie McKenzie, Buffalo Bills (NEA-2)
Tom Mack, Los Angeles Rams (AP-2, PFWA-2)
Center Forrest Blue, San Francisco 49ers (AP, PFWA, PFW)
Bob Johnson, Cincinnati Bengals (NEA)
Jim Langer, Miami Dolphins (AP-2)
Len Hauss, Washington Redskins (PFWA-2)
Jack Rudnay, Kansas City Chiefs (NEA-2)

Defense[edit]

Position First Team Second Team
Defensive end Claude Humphrey, Atlanta Falcons (AP, PFWA, PFW)
Bill Stanfill, Miami Dolphins (PFWA, NEA)
Carl Eller, Minnesota Vikings (AP, PFW)
Jack Youngblood, Los Angeles Rams (AP-2, PFWA-2)
Elvin Bethea, Houston Oilers (NEA-2)
John Zook, Atlanta Falcons (NEA-2)
Bill Stanfill, Miami Dolphins (AP-2)
Carl Eller, Minnesota Vikings (PFWA-2)
Defensive tackle Joe Greene, Pittsburgh Steelers (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Alan Page, Minnesota Vikings (AP, NEA-DE, PFWA, PFW)
Mike Reid, Cincinnati Bengals (NEA)
Merlin Olsen, Los Angeles Rams (AP-2)
Paul Smith, Denver Broncos (NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Manny Fernandez, Miami Dolphins (NEA-2)
Mike Reid, Cincinnati Bengals (AP-2, PFWA-2)
Middle linebacker Lee Roy Jordan, Dallas Cowboys (NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Willie Lanier, Kansas City Chiefs (AP)
Lee Roy Jordan, Dallas Cowboys (AP-2)
Willie Lanier, Kansas City Chiefs (NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Outside linebacker

Chris Hanburger, Washington Redskins (AP, NEA, PFW)
Dave Wilcox, San Francisco 49ers (NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Isiah Robertson, Los Angeles Rams (AP, PFWA)

Jack Ham, Pittsburgh Steelers (AP-2, NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Chris Hanburger, Washington Redskins (PFWA-2)
Dave Wilcox, San Francisco 49ers (AP-2)
Cornerback Willie Brown, Oakland Raiders (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Mel Renfro, Dallas Cowboys (NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Robert James, Buffalo Bills (AP)
Lem Barney, Detroit Lions (AP-2, NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Ken Ellis, Green Bay Packers (PFWA-2)
Clarence Scott, Cleveland Browns (NEA-2)
Mel Renfro, Dallas Cowboys (AP-2)
Safety Dick Anderson, Miami Dolphins (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Jake Scott, Miami Dolphins (AP, PFWA)
Bill Bradley, Philadelphia Eagles (NEA)
Mike Wagner, Pittsburgh Steelers (PFW)
Ken Houston, Washington Redskins (AP-2, NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Jake Scott, Miami Dolphins (NEA-2)
Bill Bradley, Philadelphia Eagles (AP-2, PFWA-2)

Special teams[edit]

Position First Team Second Team
Kicker Garo Yepremian, Miami Dolphins (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW) Roy Gerela, Pittsburgh Steelers (AP-2, NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Punter Ray Guy, Oakland Raiders (NEA, PFWA, PFW) Jerrel Wilson, Kansas City Chiefs (PFWA-2, NEA-2)

Key[edit]

AP = Associated Press All-Pro team; AP-2 Associated Press Second-team All-Pro; PFWA = Pro Football Writers Association All-Pro team; NEA = Newspaper Enterprise Association All-Pro team.; NEA-2 Newspaper Enterprise Association Second-team All-Pro; PFW = Pro Football Weekly All-Pro team; t = players tied in votes.

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