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Four Chiefs players named to AP All-Pro team including rookie Tyreek Hill

The Associated Press All-Pro team is out and the Kansas City Chiefs have four players selected. PR Tyreek Hill, TE Travis Kelce, CB Marcus Peters and S Eric Berry were named to the first team All-Pro. RT Mitch Schwartz was named to the second team.

Tyreek Hill is one of three rookies in the NFL to make the first team. The Chiefs WR made it as a punt returner, which shouldn’t be too surprising. He was the best return man in the NFL this year and the voters made him a unanimous first-team selection. Even with the loftiest of expectations you couldn’t have predicted a season like this for Hill, who had 12 total touchdowns for the Chiefs this year.

Kelce was the NFL’s best tight end this year with Rob Gronkowski injured. With over 1,100 yards receiving, Kelce was on a tear the second half of the season. Kelce had 44 of the 50 votes with Greg Olsen getting five and Gronk getting one. Kelce also got one vote for the “flex” position.

Peters and Berry are the Chiefs defensive leaders. Berry’s touchdown against the Panthers and Falcons along with his pick-two in Atlanta are the most memorable moments. Landon Collins had 47 votes while Berry got 31.

For Peters, he had five six picks this year to add to his eight last season. His most memorable moment this season might’ve been taking the ball out of Kelvin Benjamin’s hands late in the game to seal a win over the Panthers. He received 23 votes while Aqib Talib had 27.

Schwartz got second team with six votes.

The Chiefs had the second most players selected with four. The Cowboys were tops with five.



Quarterback: Matt Ryan, Atlanta

Running Back: Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas

Flex: David Johnson, Arizona

Tight End: Travis Kelce, Kansas City

Wide Receivers: Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh; Julio Jones, Atlanta

Left Tackle : Tyron Smith, Dallas

Right Tackle: Jack Conklin, Tennessee

Left Guard: Kelechi Osemele, Oakland

Right Guard: Zack Martin, Dallas

Center: Travis Frederick, Dallas


Edge Rushers: Khalil Mack, Oakland; Vic Beasley Jr., Atlanta

Interior Linemen: Aaron Donald, Los Angeles; Damon Harrison, New York Giants

Linebackers: Von Miller, Denver; Bobby Wagner, Seattle; Sean Lee, Dallas

Cornerbacks: Aqib Talib, Denver; Marcus Peters, Kansas City

Safeties: Landon Collins, New York Giants; Eric Berry, Kansas City

Defensive Back: Chris Harris Jr., Denver


Placekicker: Justin Tucker, Baltimore

Punter: Johnny Hekker, Los Angeles

Kick Returner: Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota

Punt Returner: Tyreek Hill, Kansas City

Special Teamer: Matthew Slater, New England



Quarterback: Tom Brady, New England

Running Back: David Johnson, Arizona

Flex: Le'Veon Bell, Pittsburgh

Tight End: Greg Olsen, Carolina

Wide Receivers: Odell Beckham Jr., New York Giants; Mike Evans, Tampa Bay

Left Tackle: David Bakhtiari, Green Bay

Right Tackle: Mitchell Schwartz, Kansas City, and Marcus Cannon, New England

Left Guard: Marshal Yanda, Baltimore

Right Guard: David DeCastro, Pittsburgh

Center: Alex Mack, Atlanta


Edge Rushers: Jadeveon Clowney, Houston; Cameron Wake, Miami, Olivier Vernon, New York Giants, and Brandon Graham, Philadelphia

Interior Linemen: Ndamukong Suh, Miami; Calais Campbell, Arizona, and Gerald McCoy, Tampa Bay

Linebackers: Lorenzo Alexander, Buffalo; Luke Kuechly, Carolina; Lavonte David, Tampa Bay, C.J. Mosley, Baltimore, Zach Brown, Buffalo, Zachary Orr, Baltimore, Alec Ogletree, Los Angeles, Dont'a Hightower, New England, Whitney Mercilus, Houston, and Bernardick McKinney, Houston

Cornerbacks:Janoris Jenkins, New York Giants; Casey Hayward, San Diego, and Malcolm Butler, New England

Safeties: Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Green Bay; Devin McCourty, New England.

Defensive Back: Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, New York Giants


Placekicker: None.

Punter: Marquette King, Oakland

Kick Returner: Tyler Lockett, Seattle

Punt Returner: None.

Special Teamer: Nate Ebner, New England

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