1998 All-Pro Team

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The 1998 All-Pro Team is composed of the National Football League players that were named to the Associated Press, Pro Football Writers Association, and The Sporting News All-Pro Teams in 1998. Both first and second teams are listed for the AP team. These are the three teams that are included in Total Football II: The Official Encyclopedia of the National Football League. In 1998 the Pro Football Writers Association and Pro Football Weekly combined their All-pro teams, a practice with continues through 2008.

Offense[edit]

Position First Team Second Team
Quarterback Randall Cunningham, Minnesota Vikings (AP, PFWA)
Steve Young, San Francisco 49ers (TSN)
Steve Young, San Francisco 49ers (AP-2)
Running back Terrell Davis, Denver Broncos (AP, PFWA, TSN)
Jamal Anderson, Atlanta Falcons (AP, PFWA, TSN)
Marshall Faulk, Indianapolis Colts
Barry Sanders, Detroit Lions (AP-2)
Fullback Mike Alstott, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (AP) Sam Gash, Buffalo Bills (AP-2)
Wide receiver Randy Moss, Minnesota Vikings (AP, PFWA, TSN)
Antonio Freeman, Green Bay Packers (AP, PFWA, TSN)
Keyshawn Johnson, New York Jets (PFWA)
Ed McCaffrey, Denver Broncos (AP-2)
Jimmy Smith, Jacksonville Jaguars (AP-2t)
Eric Moulds, Buffalo Bills (AP-2t)
Tight end Shannon Sharpe, Denver Broncos (AP, PFWA, TSN) Ben Coates, New England Patriots (AP-2)
Tackle Tony Boselli, Jacksonville Jaguars (AP, PFWA, TSN)
Larry Allen, Dallas Cowboys (AP, PFWA, TSN)
Jonathan Ogden, Baltimore Ravens, (AP-2)
Todd Steussie, Minnesota Vikings (AP-2)
Guard Randall McDaniel, Minnesota Vikings (AP, PFWA, TSN)
Bruce Matthews, Tennessee Oilers (AP, PFWA, TSN)
Ruben Brown, Buffalo Bills (AP-2)
Kevin Gogan, San Francisco 49ers (AP-2)
Center Dermontti Dawson, Pittsburgh Steelers (AP, PFWA, TSN) Kevin Mawae, New York Jets (AP-2t)
Jeff Christy, Minnesota Vikings (AP-2t)

Defense[edit]

Position First Team Second Team
Defensive end Reggie White, Green Bay Packers (AP, PFWA, TSN)
Michael Strahan, New York Giants (AP, PFWA)
Michael McCrary, Baltimore Ravens (TSN)
Bruce Smith, Buffalo Bills (AP-2)
Michael Sinclair, Seattle Seahawks (AP-2)
Defensive tackle John Randle, Minnesota Vikings (AP, PFWA, TSN)
Darrell Russell, Oakland Raiders (AP, PFWA)
Bryant Young, San Francisco 49ers (TSN)
Warren Sapp, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (AP-2)
La'Roi Glover, New Orleans Saints (AP-2)
Middle linebacker Junior Seau, San Diego Chargers (AP, PFWA, TSN-OLB)
Zach Thomas, Miami Dolphins (AP)
Ray Lewis, Baltimore Ravens (TSN)
Jessie Tuggle, Atlanta Falcons (AP-2)
Ray Lewis, Baltimore Ravens (AP-2)
Outside linebacker Chad Brown, Seattle Seahawks (AP, PFWA, TSN)
Mo Lewis, New York Jets (AP, PFWA)
Derrick Brooks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (AP-2)
Dwayne Rudd, Minnesota Vikings (AP-2)
Cornerback Deion Sanders, Dallas Cowboys (AP, PFWA, TSN)
Ty Law, New England Patriots (AP, PFWA, TSN|Ray Buchanan, Atlanta Falcons (AP-2)
Sam Madison, Miami Dolphins (AP-2)
Safety LeRoy Butler, Green Bay Packers (AP, PFWA, TSN)
Rodney Harrison, San Diego Chargers (AP, PFWA, TSN-t)
Robert Griffith, Minnesota Vikings (TSN-t) Darren Woodson, Dallas Cowboys (TSN-t)
Lawyer Milloy, New England Patriots (AP-2)
Robert Griffith, Minnesota Vikings (AP-2)

Special teams[edit]

Position First Team Second Team
Kicker Gary Anderson, Minnesota Vikings (AP, PFWA, TSN) Jason Elam, Denver Broncos (AP-2)
Punter Craig Hentrich, Tennessee Oilers (AP, PFWA, TSN) Matt Turk, Washington Redskins (AP-2)
Kick Returner Jermaine Lewis, Baltimore Ravens (AP)
Terry Fair, Detroit Lions (PFWA-t, TSN)
Roell Preston, Green Bay Packers (PFWA-t)
Roell Preston, Green Bay Packers (AP-2)
Punt Returner Jermaine Lewis, Baltimore Ravens (TSN)
Deion Sanders, Dallas Cowboys (PFWA)
Special Teams Bennie Thompson, Baltimore Ravens (PFWA)
Michael Bates, Carolina Panthers (PFWA)

Key[edit]

  • AP = Associated Press All-Pro team
  • AP-2 = Associated Press Second-team All-Pro
  • PFWA = Pro Football Writers Association/Pro Football Weekly All-Pro team
  • TSN = The Sporting News All-Pro Team
  • T = Players tied in voting

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