Four Chiefs players named to AP All-Pro team
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Four Kansas City Chiefs players were named to the AP All-Pro team, including one unanimous selection.
Those selected are Eric Berry, Travis Kelce, Marcus Peters and Tyreek Hill. Hill was one of two unanimous choices.
There were two other rookies besides Hill among 17 first-time selections highlight The Associated Press 2016 NFL All-Pro Team, led by Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott.
One star not on the team announced Friday: Tom Brady, who was stellar after a four-game suspension, but was edged by Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan.
For the first time, the nationwide panel of 50 sports writers and broadcasters who regularly cover the NFL voted for specific positions on the offensive line, a flex player on offense, a fifth defensive back, and a punt returner and special teamer.
Tennessee right tackle Jack Conklin was the other rookie. Other newcomers included Arizona running back David Johnson (flex); Denver cornerback Chris Harris Jr. (DB); and New England’s Matthew Slater (special teamer).
One other unanimous pick was Baltimore placekicker Justin Tucker.
Only the Dallas Cowboys had more picks than the Kansas City Chiefs.