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Checkdowns: 2010 All-Pro selections by the Associated Press

Posted by Chase Stuart on January 24, 2011

Today, the AP announced its selections for the All-Pro roster of 2010. 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. Here are your All-Pros:

FIRST TEAM

OFFENSE

Quarterback — Tom Brady, New England.
Running Backs — Jamaal Charles, Kansas City; Arian Foster, Houston.
Fullback — Vonta Leach, Houston
Tight End — Jason Witten, Dallas
Wide Receivers — Roddy White, Atlanta; Reggie Wayne, Indianapolis.
Tackles — Jake Long, Miami; Joe Thomas, Cleveland.
Guards — Logan Mankins, New England; Jahri Evans, New Orleans.
Center — Nick Mangold, New York Jets.
Placekicker — Billy Cundiff, Baltimore.
Kick Returner — Devin Hester, Chicago.

Only three offensive players repeated in 2010, and all were lineman: Thomas, Mankins and Mangold.

DEFENSE

Ends — Julius Peppers, Chicago; John Abraham, Atlanta.
Tackles — Haloti Ngata, Baltimore; Ndamukong Suh, Detroit.
Outside Linebackers — Clay Matthews, Green Bay; James Harrison, Pittsburgh.
Inside Linebacker — Patrick Willis, San Francisco; Jerod Mayo, New England.
Cornerbacks — Nnamdi Asomugha, Oakland; Darrelle Revis, New York Jets.
Safeties — Troy Polamalu, Pittsburgh; Ed Reed, Baltimore.
Punter — Shane Lechler, Oakland.

Three repeated on defense, too: Willis, Revis and Lechler.

SECOND TEAM

OFFENSE

Quarterback — Vacant.
Running Backs — Michael Turner, Atlanta; Adrian Peterson, Minnesota.
Fullback — Ovie Mughelli, Atlanta.
Tight End — Antonio Gates, San Diego.
Wide Receivers — Brandon Lloyd, Denver; Calvin Johnson, Detroit, and Dwayne Bowe, Kansas City (tie).
Tackles — Jason Peters, Philadelphia; Sebastian Vollmer, New England.
Guards — Chris Snee, New York Giants; Carl Nicks, New Orleans.
Center — Maurkice Pouncey, Pittsburgh.
Kicker — David Akers, Philadelphia.
Kick Returner — Leon Washington, Seattle.

DEFENSE

Ends — Osi Umenyiora, New York Giants; Justin Tuck, New York Giants.
Tackles — Vince Wilfork, New England; Kyle Williams, Buffalo.
Outside Linebackers — Cameron Wake, Miami; DeMarcus Ware, Dallas.
Inside Linebackers — Brian Urlacher, Chicago; Ray Lewis, Baltimore.
Cornerbacks — Devin McCourty, New England; Charles Woodson, Green Bay.
Safeties — Nick Collins, Green Bay; and Antrel Rolle, New York Giants, Eric Weddle, San Diego, Malcolm Jenkins, New Orleans, Quintin Mikell, Philadelphia, Chris Harris, Chicago, Michael Huff, Oakland, Michael Griffin, Tennessee, and Darren Sharper, New Orleans (tie).
Punter-Mat McBriar, Dallas

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