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Today the NFL announced its all pro team, and although it was great to see some guys get the recognition they deserve some guys got completely disrespected. It was good to see Marshawn Lynch get first team honors. He is a big reason Seattle is still fighting in the playoffs and stand a chance to make a real run. Peyton Manning, Adrian Peterson, Calvin Johnson, and J.J. Watt were forgone conclusions Each tallying over 40 votes each.
But one guy I think could have been on there is ILB Luke Kuechly of the Carolina Panthers who led the entire NFL in tackles. Although the defense he played on wasn’t very good, he was a sideline to sideline every down backer for this team all season.
I also would like to have seen Arian Foster get on the second team. Foster had a great season and the Texans go as he goes. Jamaal Charles had stand out games, but he only scored 5 rushing scores all season, and I don’t think he deserved the nod over Foster. He had 6 games where he had 55 yards or less this season, but big games against The Saints and The Colts boost his stats a bit.
Eric Berry also was left off of the all pro team. He got voted to the probowl this year after recovering from a torn ACL last season. Berry has had a phenomenal year and should have been on there ahead of Eric Weddle or Jarius Byrd.
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Marshawn Lynch is usually very protective of the ball when running. This one was out of his hands though. Lynch go punched below the belt by Thomas DeCoud, then got hit from the back to cause the fumble. It's safe to say he lost his skittles on this one.
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Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch is probable for Sunday's matchup with Atlanta. Although he missed Wednesday practice that has been the usual plan for Lynch this season.Fantasy Spin:Lynch wasn't even mentioned by coach Pete Carroll while doing his Wednesday injury recap. Lynch has been unstoppable this season and the 132-yard day against Washington in the first round of...
Running back Marshawn Lynch is active for today's game at Atlanta.
Lynch had been nursing a foot ailment through the week, but was never in jeopardy of missing the game while listed as probable on the injury report. Expect a regular workload for Seattles stud running back.
Marshawn Lynch took a nasty punch to the groin and seconds later he fumbled against the Falcons. The groin punch was delivered Thomas DeCoud, and it wasn’t necessarily the cause of the fumble, but I’m sure it didn’t help. Either way, you never want to see something like that happen, to anyone. [@CJZero] Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
Leading into the Houston - New England Matchup, the entire Texans team is singing the praises of their star running back Arian Foster. The only issue? He managed less than 50 yards rushing in his last matchup vs the Patriots
Despite it coming in a losing effort, Arian Foster had a big day against the Patriots in Sunday's Divisional Round contest. The Texans' perennial Pro Bowl running back totaled 163 yards and two touchdowns, accounting for most of Houston's offense.
The performance didn't go unnoticed.
Following his team's 41-28 victory, Patriots owner Robert Kraft stuck around...
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was held out of practice the last couple of days but was back on Friday practicing with the team on a limited basis.
Coach Pete Carroll told reporters Lynch has a sprained foot and is listed as probable, but he will play on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons.
Here are a couple of topics on the Patriots-Texans matchup of note.1. Arian Foster not using Shaugnessy column as motivation: CSNHouston- ARian Foster set his avatar on twitter as an excerpt from Dan Shaugnessy's Boston Globe column blasting the Texans. Apparently. he's not using that as fuel for the Texans game.“I’m active on Twitter and a couple of my followers, they...
The Associated Press 2012 NFL All-Pro team selected by a national panel of 50 media members:
Quarterback-Peyton Manning, Denver.
Running Backs-Adrian Peterson, Minnesota; Marshawn Lynch, Seattle.
Fullback-Vonta Leach, Baltimore.
Tight End-Tony Gonzalez, Atlanta.
Wide Receivers-Calvin Johnson, Detroit; Brandon Marshall, Chicago.
Tackles-Duane Brown, Houston...