Originally posted on Redskins Blog  |  Last updated 1/17/12
Click to view slideshow. Congratulations are in order, as Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan and running back Roy Helu have been named to the Pro Football Weekly/Professional Football Writers of America’s 2011 All-Rookie Team. This is a high honor, voted on by sports writers around the league for a source considered to be authority on pro football.  The pair were voted to the team despite quality competition at their respective positions, and come after worthy efforts in their freshman seasons. Kerrigan lived up to his first-round status this year, finishing the season tied for fourth in sacks, tenth in tackles, tenth in passes defensed, seventh in interceptions, first in touchdowns, and second in forced fumbles.  He took every snap on defense this season, and he was thrice nominated for the NFL Rookie of the Week, taking home the NFL Rookie of the Month in September. On top of that, he’s a class act and a super hero. Kerrigan’s ‘Welcome To The NFL Moment’ was in Week 1 against the G...
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