With the 2013 NFL regular season completed, it’s time to reflect on some of the amazing individual performances that we’ve seen throughout the year with the unveiling of the 2013 Associated Press All-Pro Team.
In a move that shouldn’t shock anyone, Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning was made a unanimous choice by the media, collecting all 50 votes after one of the greatest seasons of any one player in history.
Manning set the single-season marks for both passing yards and touchdowns this year as he’s led Denver to the top seed in the AFC headed into the playoffs.
Here’s a look at the entire unit for the NFL All-Pro Team for 2013, as chosen by the media:
First Team Offense
Quarterback: Peyton Manning, Denver.
Running Backs: LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia; Jamaal Charles, Kansas City
Fullback: Mike Tolbert, Carolina
Tight End: Jimmy Graham, New Orleans
Wide Receivers: Calvin Johnson, Detroit; Josh Gordon, Cleveland
Tackles: Joe Thomas, Cleveland; Jason Peters, Philadelphia
Guards: Louis Vasquez, Denver; Evan Mathis, Philadelphia
Center: Ryan Kalil, Carolina
Kicker: Justin Tucker, Baltimore.
Kick Returner: Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota
First Team Defense
Defensive Ends: J.J. Watt, Houston; Robert Quinn, St. Louis
Defensive Tackles: Gerald McCoy, Tampa Bay; Ndamukong Suh, Detroit
Outside Linebackers: Robert Mathis, Indianapolis; Lavonte David, Tampa Bay
Inside Linebackers: Luke Kuechly, Carolina; NaVorro Bowman, San Francisco
Cornerbacks: Richard Sherman, Seattle; Patrick Peterson, Arizona
Safeties: Earl Thomas, Seattle; Eric Berry, Kansas City
Punter: Johnny Hekker, St. Louis
Second Team Offense
Running Backs: Adrian Peterson, Minnesota; Eddie Lacy, Green Bay
Fullback: Marcel Reece, Oakland
Tight End: Vernon Davis, San Francisco
Wide Receivers: A.J. Green, Cincinnati; Demaryius Thomas, Denver, andAntonio Brown, Pittsburgh
Tackles: Tyron Smith, Dallas; Joe Staley, San Francisco
Guards: Jahri Evans, New Orleans; Logan Mankins, New England, and Josh Sitton, Green Bay
Center: Alex Mack, Cleveland
Placekicker: Matt Prater, Denver
Kick Returner: Dexter McCluster, Kansas City
Second Team Defense
Defensive Ends: Mario Williams, Buffalo; Greg Hardy, Carolina
Defensive Tackles: Dontari Poe, Kansas City; Muhammad Wilkerson, New York Jets, Jurrell Casey, Tennessee, and Justin Smith, San Francisco
Outside Linebackers: Tamba Hali, Kansas City; Ahmad Brooks, San Francisco
Inside Linebackers: Vontaze Burfict, Cincinnati; Karlos Dansby, Arizona
Cornerbacks: Aqib Talib, New England; Joe Haden, Cleveland, and Alterraun Verner, Tennessee
Safeties: Eric Weddle, San Diego; Kam Chancellor, Seattle, Jairus Byrd, Buffalo, T.J. Ward, Cleveland, Devin McCourty, New England, and Antrel Rolle, New York Giants
Punter: Brandon Fields, Miami