1975 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 1975. 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 1975.

Offense[edit]

Position First Team Second Team
Quarterback Fran Tarkenton, Minnesota Vikings (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW) Ken Anderson, Cincinnati Bengals (AP-2, NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Running back O.J. Simpson, Buffalo Bills (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Chuck Foreman, Minnesota Vikings (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Franco Harris, Pittsburgh Steelers (AP-2, NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Terry Metcalf, St. Louis Cardinals (AP-2, NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Wide receiver Mel Gray, St. Louis Cardinals (AP, PFWA, PFW)
Cliff Branch, Oakland Raiders (AP, NEA)
Isaac Curtis, Cincinnati Bengals (NEA, PFW)
Lynn Swann, Pittsburgh Steelers (PFWA)
Mel Gray, St. Louis Cardinals (NEA-2)
Cliff Branch, Oakland Raiders (PFWA-2)
Isaac Curtis, Cincinnati Bengals (AP-2, PFWA-2)
Lynn Swann, Pittsburgh Steelers (AP-2, NEA-2)
Tight end Charle Young, Philadelphia Eagles (NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Riley Odoms, Denver Broncos (AP)
Rich Caster, New York Jets (PFWA-2)
Charles Young, Philadelphia Eagles (AP-2)
Riley Odoms, Denver Broncos (NEA-2)
Tackle Ron Yary, Minnesota Vikings (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
George Kunz, Baltimore Colts (AP, PFW)
Dan Dierdorf, St. Louis Cardinals (PFWA)
Rayfield Wright, Dallas Cowboys (NEA)
Art Shell, Oakland Raiders, (AP-2, NEA-2, PFWA-2)
George Kunz, Baltimore Colts (PFWA-2)
Dan Dierdorf, St. Louis Cardinals (AP-2, NEA-2)
Guard Joe DeLamielleure, Buffalo Bills (AP, PFWA, PFW)
Larry Little, Miami Dolphins (AP, PFWA, PFW)
Bob Kuechenberg, Miami Dolphins (NEA)
Ed White, Minnesota Vikings (NEA)
Gene Upshaw, Oakland Raiders (AP-2)
Reggie McKenzie, Buffalo Bills (AP-2)
Tom Mack, Los Angeles Rams (NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Larry Little, Miami Dolphins (NEA-2)
Bob Keuchenberg, Miami Dolphins (PFWA-2)
Center Jim Langer, Miami Dolphins (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW) Len Hauss, Washington Redskins (AP-2)
Jack Rudnay, Kansas City Chiefs (NEA-2)
Bob Johnson, Cincinnati Bengals (PFWA-2)

Defense[edit]

Position First Team Second Team
Defensive end Jack Youngblood, Los Angeles Rams (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
L. C. Greenwood, Pittsburgh Steelers (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Elvin Bethea, Houston Oilers (AP-2, NEA-2)
John Dutton, Baltimore Colts (AP-2, PFWA-2)
Cedrick Hardman, San Francisco 49ers (NEA-2)
Dwight White, Pittsburgh Steelers (PFWA-2)
Defensive tackle Curley Culp, Houston Oilers (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Alan Page, Minnesota Vikings (AP, PFWA, PFW)
Wally Chambers, Chicago Bears (NEA)
Joe Greene, Pittsburgh Steelers (AP-2, NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Alan Page, Minnesota Vikings (NEA-2)
Wally Chambers, Chicago Bears (AP-2, PFWA-2)
Middle linebacker Jack Lambert, Pittsburgh Steelers (PFWA, PFW)
Bill Bergey, Philadelphia Eagles (AP)
Willie Lanier, Kansas City Chiefs (NEA)
Jack Lambert, Pittsburgh Steelers (AP-2)
Bill Bergey, Philadelphia Eagles (NEA-2)
Willie Lanier Kansas City Chiefs (PFWA-2)
Outside linebacker Jack Ham, Pittsburgh Steelers (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Isiah Robertson, Los Angeles Rams (NEA, PFW-t)
Chris Hanburger, Washington Redskins (AP)
Phil Villapiano, Oakland Raiders (PFW-t)
Andy Russell, Pittsburgh Steelers (PFWA)
Fred Carr, Green Bay Packers (NEA-2)
Isiah Robertson, Los Angeles Rams (AP-2, PFWA-2)
Chris Hanburger, Washington Redskins (NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Phil Villapiano, Oakland Raiders (AP-2)
Cornerback Mel Blount, Pittsburgh Steelers (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Roger Wehrli, St. Louis Cardinals (AP, PFWA, PFW)
Emmitt Thomas, Kansas City Chiefs (NEA)
Ken Riley, Cincinnati Bengals (AP-2, PFWA-2)
Lemar Parrish, Cincinnati Bengals (NEA-2)
Bobby Bryant, Minnesota Vikings (PFWA-2)
Roger Wehrli, St. Louis Cardinals (NEA-2)
Emmitt Thomas, Kansas City Chiefs (AP-2)
Safety Ken Houston, Washington Redskins (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW)
Paul Krause, Minnesota Vikings (AP, PFWA, PFW)
Cliff Harris, Dallas Cowboys (NEA)
Dave Elmendorf, Los Angeles Rams (AP-2, NEA-2)
Jake Scott, Miami Dolphins (AP-2, PFWA-2)
Paul Krause, Minnesota Vikings (NEA-2)
Cliff Harris, Dallas Cowboys (PFWA-2)

Special teams[edit]

Position First Team Second Team
Kicker Jim Bakken, St. Louis Cardinals (AP, NEA, PFWA, PFW) Jan Stenerud, Kansas City Chiefs (AP-2, NEA-2, PFWA-2)
Punter Ray Guy, Oakland Raiders (NEA, PFWA, PFW) Jerrel Wilson, Kansas City Chiefs (NEA-2)
Neil Clabo, Minnesota Vikings (PFWA-2)
Kick Returner Billy “White Shoes” Johnson, Houston Oilers (PFW)

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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