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Record-setting Detroit Lions star Calvin Johnson was named to the AP All-Pro First Team on Saturday, joining Chicago’s Brandon Marshall at the wide receiver position. Johnson was the lone Lions player to make the 27-man first-team roster, though DT Ndamukong Suh earned a second-team nod.
Johnson, despite breaking Jerry Rice’s single-season receiving yardage record, fell one vote shy of a unanimous All-Pro selection — he received 49 of 50 votes.
Suh, meanwhile, received five votes, to tie him with Baltimore’s Haloti Ngata. San Francisco’s Justin Smith (17 votes) also landed on the second team at defensive tackle.
The full first-team roster:
QB: Peyton Manning
RB: Adrian Peterson
RB: Marshawn Lynch
WR: Calvin Johnson
WR: Brandon Marshall
TE: Tony Gonzalez
OT: Duane Brown
OT: Ryan Clady
G: Mike Iupati
G: Jahri Evans
C: Max Unger
K: Blair Walsh
KR: Jacoby Jones
DE: J.J. Watt
DE: Cameron Wake
DT: Geno Atkins
DT: Vince Wilfork
OLB: Von Miller
OLB: Aldon Smith
ILB: Patrick Willis
ILB: NaVorro Bowman
CB: Richard Sherman
CB: Charles Tillman
S: Earl Thomas
S: Dashon Goldson
P: Andy Lee
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