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Checkdowns: 2009 All-Pro selections by the Associated Press

Posted by Chase Stuart on January 14, 2010

Today, the AP announced its selections for the All-Pro roster of 2009. All-Pro selections are a big component of the Approximate Value system here at P-F-R, and always play a role in Hall of Fame debates. You can see the voting breakdown here, but the results are:

FIRST TEAM

OFFENSE

Quarterback — Peyton Manning, Indianapolis.
Running Backs — Chris Johnson, Tennessee; Adrian Peterson, Minnesota.
Fullback — Leonard Weaver, Philadelphia.
Tight End — Dallas Clark, Indianapolis.
Wide Receivers — Andre Johnson, Houston; Wes Welker, New England.
Tackles — Ryan Clady, Denver; Joe Thomas, Cleveland.
Guards — Steve Hutchinson, Minnesota; Jahri Evans, New Orleans.
Center — Nick Mangold, New York Jets.
Placekicker — Nate Kaeding, San Diego.
Kick Returner — Joshua Cribbs, Cleveland.

DEFENSE

Ends — Jared Allen, Minnesota; Dwight Freeney, Indianapolis.
Tackles — Jay Ratliff, Dallas; Kevin Williams, Minnesota.
Outside Linebackers — Elvis Dumervil, Denver; DeMarcus Ware, Dallas.
Inside Linebacker — Patrick Willis, San Francisco; Ray Lewis, Baltimore.
Cornerbacks — Charles Woodson, Green Bay; Darrelle Revis, New York Jets.
Safeties — Darren Sharper, New Orleans; Adrian Wilson, Arizona.
Punter — Shane Lechler, Oakland.

SECOND TEAM

OFFENSE

Quarterback — Drew Brees, New Orleans.
Running Backs — Ray Rice, Baltimore; Steven Jackson, St. Louis.
Fullback — Le'Ron McClain, Baltimore.
Tight End — Antonio Gates, San Diego.
Wide Receivers — Reggie Wayne, Indianapolis; Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona.
Tackles — Michael Roos, Tennessee; Jake Long, Miami.
Guards — Logan Mankins, New England; Kris Dielman, San Diego.
Center — Andre Gurode, Dallas.
Placekicker — David Akers, Philadelphia.
Kick Returner — DeSean Jackson, Philadelphia.

DEFENSE
Ends — Trent Cole, Philadelphia; Julius Peppers, Carolina.
Tackles — Darnell Dockett, Arizona; Haloti Ngata, Baltimore.
Outside Linebackers — Brian Cushing, Houston; LaMarr Woodley, Pittsburgh.
Inside Linebackers — David Harris, New York Jets; Jon Beason, Carolina.
Cornerbacks — Nnamdi Asomugha, Oakland; Asante Samuel, Philadelphia, and Leon Hall, Cincinnati (tie).
Safeties — Brian Dawkins, Denver; Ed Reed, Baltimore, and Nick Collins, Green Bay (tie).
Punter — Andy Lee, San Francisco, and Donnie Jones, St. Louis (tie).

Chris Johnson was the only unanimous selection. Kevin Williams has the longest current streak (4) while Ray Lewis extended his career record among active players to seven.

UPDATE: Here are the Sporting News All-Pro teams as well: Offense/Defense

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