Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 1/12/13

FOXBORO, MA - AUGUST 12: Vince Wilfork 75 of the New England Patriots watches the action from the sidelines during the preseason game against the New Orleans Saints at Gillette Stadium on August 12, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
A year in which the New England Patriots offense has been off the charts apparently didn't make a great case for some of its players to make the NFL All-Pro first team. Defensive Lineman Vince Wilfork  was the only Pats player to make the cut. Also, despite missing 6 games with an injury, Guard Logan Mankins made the second-team.The offensive unit for the Patriots has been a well-oiled machine this year. Totaling 444 first downs shattered the former NFL record. Side note: the Patriots also led the league in third down conversion percentage (this is a crucial, yet sometimes overlooked, statistic). On top of that, the Patriots led the league in yards per game with 427.9, points per game with 34.8, and turnover ratio +25 (although this is a team stat, much credit should go to the offense for a serious lack of turnovers).You would imagine that with an offense like that, there would be more Patriots on the All-Pro team. Tom Brady's case could be made simply from saying that he led this u...
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