AP All-Pro Team Headlined by Lions WR Johnson and Vikings DE Allen

Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen fell one vote short of being unanimous choices for the 2011 Associated Press All-Pro Team.

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers received 47 1/2 of the 50 votes for the quarterback spot, with New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees receiving the other 2 1/2 votes.

AP All-Pro First Team

Offense

QB: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay
RB: Maurice Jones-Drew, Jacksonville and LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia
FB: Vonta Leach, Baltimore
WR: Calvin Johnson, Detroit and Wes Welker, New England
TE: Rob Gronkowski, New England
OT: Jason Peters, Philadelphia and Joe Thomas, Cleveland
OG: Carl Nicks and Jahri Evans, New Orleans
OC: Maurkice Pouncey, Pittsburgh

Defense

DE: Jared Allen, Minnesota and Jason Pierre-Paul, New York Giants
DT: Haloti Ngata, Baltimore and Justin Smith, San Francisco
OLB: Terrell Suggs, Baltimore and DeMarcus Ware, Dallas
ILB: Patrick Willis and NaVorro Bowman, San Francisco and Derrick Johnson, Kansas City
CB: Darrelle Revis, NY Jets and Charles Woodson, Green Bay
S: Troy Polamalu, Pittsburgh and Eric Weddle, San Diego

Special Teams

K: David Akers, San Francisco
P: Andy Lee, San Francisco
KR: Patrick Peterson, Arizona

AP All-Pro Second Team

Offense

QB: Drew Brees, New Orleans
RB: Ray Rice, Baltimore and Arian Foster, Houston
FB: John Kuhn, Green Bay
WR: Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona and Victor Cruz, NY Giants
TE: Jimmy Graham, New Orleans
OT: Duane Brown, Houston and Joe Staley, San Francisco
OG: Marshal Yanda, Baltimore and Logan Mankins, New England
OC: Ryan Kalil, Carolina and Nick Mangold, NY Jets

Defense

DE: Justin Smith, San Francisco and Jason Babin, Philadelphia
DT: Geno Atkins, Cincinnati, Vince Wilfork, New England and Richard Seymour, Oakland
OLB: Tamba Hali, Kansas City and Von Miller, Denver
ILB: Brian Cushing, Houston and London Fletcher, Washington
CB: Johnathan Joseph, Houston and Carlos Rogers, San Francisco
S: Ed Reed, Baltimore and Earl Thomas, Seattle

Special Teams

K: Sebastian Janikowski, Oakland
P: Shane Lechler, Oakland
KR: Devin Hester, Chicago


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