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Pittsburgh Steelers provide four players on First Team All-Pro roster

The Pittsburgh Steelers were well-represented on the 2017 All-Pro team.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers had more Pro Bowl players than any other NFL team this year; they also did pretty well on the 2017 All-Pro Team (Rams edged them due to outstanding special teams play, where they took 3 of the 5 positions).

Cameron Heyward, who was snubbed from the Pro Bowl roster, made first team All-Pro. Le’Veon Bell made both 1st AND 2nd team - 1st team as a FLEX player, and 2nd team as the running back. Antonio Brown was the ONLY unanimous choice at any position on this year’s All-Pro roster. And David DeCastro put together one of the finest seasons for a guard in Steelers’ history, and was rewarded with the All-Pro designation.

The 4 Steelers players were the second most by any NFL team, and this speaks volumes about the team, compared to the fan-led Pro Bowl voting. Take a look at the full 1st and 2nd team rosters below:

2017 Associated Press All-Pro Team:

NEW YORK (AP) _ The Associated Press 2017 NFL All-Pro team selected by a national panel of 50 media members:



Quarterback: Tom Brady, New England

Running Back: Todd Gurley, Los Angeles Rams

Flex: Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh

Tight End: Rob Gronkowski, New England

Wide Receivers: Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh; DeAndre Hopkins, Houston

Left Tackle: Andrew Whitworth, Los Angeles Rams

Right Tackle: Lane Johnson, Philadelphia

Left Guard: Andrew Norwell, Carolina

Right Guard: David DeCastro, Pittsburgh

Center: Jason Kelce, Philadelphia


Edge Rushers: Calais Campbell, Jacksonville; Cameron Jordan, New Orleans

Interior Linemen: Aaron Donald, Los Angeles Rams; Cam Heyward, Pittsburgh

Linebackers: Chandler Jones, Arizona; Luke Kuechly, Carolina; Bobby Wagner, Seattle

Cornerbacks: Jalen Ramsey, Jacksonville; Xavier Rhodes, Minnesota

Safeties: Kevin Byard, Tennessee; Harrison Smith, Minnesota

Defensive Back: Darius Slay, Detroit


Placekicker: Greg Zuerlein, Los Angeles Rams

Punter: Johnny Hekker, Los Angeles Rams

Kick Returner: Pharoh Cooper, Los Angeles Rams

Punt Returner: Jamal Agnew, Detroit

Special Teamer: Budda Baker, Arizona



Quarterback: Carson Wentz, Philadelphia

Running Back: Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh

Flex: Alvin Kamara, New Orleans

Tight End: Travis Kelce, Kansas City

Wide Receivers: Julio Jones, Atlanta; Adam Thielen, Minnesota

Left Tackle: David Bakhtiari, Green Bay

Right Tackle: Mitchell Schwartz, Kansas City, and Daryl Williams, Carolina

Left Guard: Rodger Saffold, Los Angeles Rams

Right Guard: Zach Martin, Dallas

Center: Alex Mack, Atlanta


Edge Rushers: Everson Griffen, Minnesota; Demarcus Lawrence, Dallas

Interior Linemen: Fletcher Cox, Philadelphia; Calais Campbell, Jacksonville

Linebackers: Von Miller, Denver; C.J. Mosley, Baltimore; Telvin Smith, Jacksonville

Cornerbacks: Casey Hayward, Los Angles Chargers; A. J. Bouye, Jacksonville

Safeties: Earl Thomas, Seattle; Micah Hyde, Buffalo

Defensive Back: Xavier Rhodes, Minnesota


Placekicker: Justin Tucker, Baltimore

Punter: Brett Kern, Tennessee

Kick Returner: Tyler Lockett, Seattle

Punt Returner: Pharoh Cooper, Los Angeles Rams

Special Teamer: Matthew Slater, New England