2011 All-Pro Team

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There are three 2011 All-Pro Teams—one each named by the Associated Press (AP), Pro Football Writers Association (PFWA), and Sporting News—for performance in the 2011 NFL season.[1] While none of these have the official imprimatur of the NFL (whose official recognition is nomination to the 2012 Pro Bowl), they are included (separately) in the NFL Record and Fact Book. Any player selected to any of the teams can be described as an "All-Pro."

The AP team, with first- and second-team selections, was chosen by a national panel of 50 NFL writers; the Sporting News selection process uses a panel of 50 NFL coaches and executives, while the PFWA team is chosen by polling its 300+ members.

Offense[edit]

Position First Team Second Team
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers (AP, PFWA, SN) Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints (AP-2)
Running back Maurice Jones-Drew, Jacksonville Jaguars (AP, PFWA, SN)
LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles (AP, PFWA, SN)
Ray Rice, Baltimore Ravens (AP-2)
Arian Foster, Houston Texans (AP-2)
Fullback Vonta Leach, Baltimore Ravens (AP) John Kuhn, Green Bay Packers (AP-2)
Wide receiver Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions (AP, PFWA, SN)
Wes Welker, New England Patriots (AP, PFWA, SN)
Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals (AP-2)
Victor Cruz, New York Giants (AP-2)
Tight end Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots (AP, PFWA, SN) Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints (AP-2)
Tackle Jason Peters, Philadelphia Eagles (AP, PFWA, SN)
Joe Thomas, Cleveland Browns (AP, PFWA)
Michael Roos, Tennessee Titans (SN)
Duane Brown, Houston Texans (AP-2)
Joe Staley, San Francisco 49ers (AP-2)
Guard Jahri Evans, New Orleans Saints (AP, PFWA, SN)
Carl Nicks, New Orleans Saints (AP, PFWA, SN)
Marshal Yanda, Baltimore Ravens (AP-2)
Logan Mankins, New England Patriots (AP-2)
Center Maurkice Pouncey, Pittsburgh Steelers (AP, PFWA)
Nick Mangold, New York Jets (SN)
Ryan Kalil, Carolina Panthers (AP-2t)
Nick Mangold, New York Jets (AP-2t)

Defense[edit]

Position First Team Second Team
Defensive end Jared Allen, Minnesota Vikings (AP, PFWA, SN)
Jason Pierre-Paul, New York Giants (AP, PFWA)
Justin Smith, San Francisco 49ers (AP-2)
Jason Babin, Philadelphia Eagles (AP-2)
Defensive tackle Haloti Ngata, Baltimore Ravens (AP, PFWA, SN)
Justin Smith, San Francisco 49ers (AP, PFWA)
Ndamukong Suh, Detroit Lions (SN)
Geno Atkins, Cincinnati Bengals (AP-2)
Richard Seymour, Oakland Raiders (AP-2t)
Vince Wilfork, New England Patriots (AP-2t)
Outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, Baltimore Ravens (AP, PFWA, SN)
DeMarcus Ware, Dallas Cowboys (AP, PFWA, SN)
Tamba Hali, Kansas City Chiefs (AP-2)
Von Miller, Denver Broncos (AP-2)
Inside linebacker Patrick Willis, San Francisco 49ers (AP, PFWA, SN)
NaVorro Bowman, San Francisco 49ers (APt)
Derrick Johnson, Kansas City Chiefs (APt)
Brian Cushing, Houston Texans (AP-2)
London Fletcher, Washington Redskins (AP-2)
Cornerback Darrelle Revis, New York Jets (AP, PFWA, SN)
Charles Woodson, Green Bay Packers (AP, SN)
Johnathan Joseph, Houston Texans (AP-2)
Carlos Rogers, San Francisco 49ers (AP-2)
Safety Troy Polamalu, Pittsburgh Steelers (AP, PFWA, SN)
Eric Weddle, San Diego Chargers (AP, PFWA, SN)
Ed Reed, Baltimore Ravens (AP-2)
Earl Thomas, Seattle Seahawks (AP-2)

Special teams[edit]

Position First Team Second Team
Kicker David Akers, San Francisco 49ers (AP, PFWA)
Sebastian Janikowski, Oakland Raiders (AP-2)
Punter Andy Lee, San Francisco 49ers (AP, PFWA, SN) Shane Lechler, Oakland Raiders (AP-2)
Kick returner Patrick Peterson, Arizona Cardinals (AP)
Joe McKnight, New York Jets (PFWA, SN)
Devin Hester, Chicago Bears (AP-2)
Punt returner Patrick Peterson, Arizona Cardinals (PFWA, SN)
Special teams Matthew Slater, New England Patriots (PFWA)

Key[edit]

  • AP = Associated Press All-Pro team
  • APt = Tied for First-team All-Pro in the AP vote
  • AP-2 = Associated Press Second-team All-Pro
  • AP-2t = Tied for Second-team All-Pro in the AP vote
  • PFWA = Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL team
  • SN = Sporting News All-Pro Team

References[edit]

  1. ^ The 2012 Pro Bowl represents the 2011 NFL season