1974 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 1974. 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 1974.

Offense[edit]

Position First Team Second Team
Quarterback Ken Stabler, Oakland Raiders (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW) Jim Hart, St. Louis Cardinals (AP-2, NEA-2)
Ken Anderson, Cincinnati Bengals (PFWA-2)
Running back O.J. Simpson, Buffalo Bills (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Otis Armstrong, Denver Broncos (AP, PFWA, PFW)
Lawrence McCutcheon, Los Angeles Rams (NEA)
Chuck Foreman, Minnesota Vikings (AP-2, NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Otis Armstrong, Denver Broncos (NEA-2)
Lawrence McCutcheon, Los Angeles Rams (AP-2, PFWA-2)
Wide receiver Cliff Branch, Oakland Raiders (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Drew Pearson, Dallas Cowboys (AP, PFWA, PFW)
Mel Gray, St. Louis Cardinals (NEA)
Isaac Curtis, Cincinnati Bengals (AP-2, NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Charley Taylor, Washington Redskins (AP-2)
Fred Biletnikoff, Oakland Raiders (PFWA-2)
Drew Pearson, Dallas Cowboys (NEA-2)
Tight end Riley Odoms, Denver Broncos (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW) Charle Young, Philadelphia Eagles (AP-2, NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Tackle Ron Yary, Minnesota Vikings (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Art Shell, Oakland Raiders (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Dan Dierdorf, St. Louis Cardinals (AP-2, NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Rayfield Wright, Dallas Cowboys (AP-2, PFWA-2)
Russ Washington, San Diego Chargers (NEA-2)
Guard Larry Little, Miami Dolphins (AP, PFWA)
Gene Upshaw, Oakland Raiders (AP, PFW)
Tom Mack, Los Angeles Rams (PFWA, PFW)
Ed White, Minnesota Vikings (NEA)
Gale Gillingham, Green Bay Packers (NEA)
Reggie McKenzie, Buffalo Bills (AP-2, PFWA-2)
Joe DeLamielleure, Buffalo Bills (NEA-2)
Gene Upshaw, Oakland Raiders (NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Tom Mack, Los Angeles Rams (AP-2)
Center Jim Langer, Miami Dolphins (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW) Len Hauss, Washington Redskins (AP-2)
Jack Rudnay, Kansas City Chiefs (NEA-2)
Bobby Maples, Denver Broncos (PFWA-2)

Defense[edit]

Position First Team Second Team
Defensive end L. C. Greenwood, Pittsburgh Steelers (AP,PFWA, PFW)
Jack Youngblood, Los Angeles Rams (AP, PFWA)
Claude Humphrey, Atlanta Falcons (NEA, PFW)
Fred Dryer, Los Angeles Rams (NEA)
Bill Stanfill, Miami Dolphins (NEA-2, PFWA-2)
L. C. Greenwood, Pittsburgh Steelers (NEA-2)
Claude Humphrey, Atlanta Falcons (AP-2, PFWA-2)
Fred Dryer, Los Angeles Rams (AP-2)
Defensive tackle Joe Greene, Pittsburgh Steelers (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Alan Page, Minnesota Vikings (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Merlin Olsen, Los Angeles Rams (PFWA-2)
Wally Chambers, Chicago Bears (AP-2)
Larry Brooks, Los Angeles Rams (NEA-2)
Ernie Holmes, Pittsburgh Steelers (NEA-2)
Otis Sistrunk, Oakland Raiders (AP-2)
John Mendenhall, New York Giants (PFWA-2)
Middle linebacker Bill Bergey, Philadelphia Eagles (AP, PFWA, PFW)
Willie Lanier, Kansas City Chiefs (NEA)
Bill Bergey, Philadelphia Eagles (NEA-2)
Willie Lanier, Kansas City Chiefs (AP-2, PFWA-2)
Outside linebacker Jack Ham, Pittsburgh Steelers (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Ted Hendricks, Green Bay Packers (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Isiah Robertson, Los Angeles Rams (AP-2, NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Chris Hanburger, Washington Redskins (AP-2, NEA-2 PFWA-2)
Cornerback Robert James, Buffalo Bills (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Emmitt Thomas, Kansas City Chiefs (AP, PFWA)
Roger Wehrli, St. Louis Cardinals (NEA, PFW)
Lemar Parrish, Cincinnati Bengals (NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Mike Bass, Washington Redskins (AP-2)
Emmitt Thomas, Kansas City Chiefs (NEA-2)
Roger Wehrli, St. Louis Cardinals (AP-2, PFWA-2)
Safety Tony Greene, Buffalo Bills (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Jake Scott, Miami Dolphins (AP, PFW)
Dick Anderson, Miami Dolphins (NEA)
Ken Houston, Washington Redskins (PFWA)
Jack Tatum, Oakland Raiders (AP-2)
Cliff Harris, Dallas Cowboys (NEA-2)
Dick Anderson, Miami Dolphins (AP-2, PFWA-2)
Ken Houston, Washington Redskins (NEA-2)

Special teams[edit]

Position First Team Second Team
Kicker Chester Marcol, Green Bay Packers (AP, PFWA, PFW)
Jan Stenerud, Kansas City Chiefs (NEA)
Roy Gerela, Pittsburgh Steelers (AP-2, NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Punter Ray Guy, Oakland Raiders (NEA, PFWA, PFW) Jerrel Wilson, Kansas City Chiefs (NEA-2)
Billy Van Heusen, Denver Broncos (PFWA-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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