Tom Brady was the benchmark for quarterbacks in the 2010s. Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Pro Football Hall of Fame names offensive All-Decade Team of the 2010s

The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced its All-Decade Team of the 2010s, and it's hard to argue with the players selected on the offensive side.

The players were selected by the Pro Football Hall of Fame's 48-member selection committee. Only players who received at least one selection to a Pro Bowl, Associated Press All-Pro Team or Pro Football Writers Association All-Conference Team during the 2010-19 seasons were eligible.

Eight players were unanimously selected to the team. Let's break down the players selected. 

Quarterbacks


Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers won one Super Bowl during the 2010s. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Tom BradyThe former Patriots quarterback led New England to 10 AFC East Division titles, five AFC championshiop and three Super Bowl victories in the 2010s. In the last decade, Brady threw for 43,727 yards, 316 touchdowns and 80 interceptions. 

He was drafted by the Patriots out of Michigan in 2000 and spent 20 years with the organization before moving on to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this offseason. 

Aaron Rodgers: The Green Bay Packers quarterback is the organization's fifth to earn All-Decade honors. He's had seven Pro Bowl appearances and three All-Pro Teams. Rodgers threw for 38,145 yards, 305 touchdowns and 63 interceptions in the decade. 

He was drafted by the Packers out of Cal in the 2005 NFL Draft.

Running backs


Adrian Peterson continues to perform beyond the 2010s. Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Frank Gore The former San Francisco 49ers running back is the NFL's third overall leader in career rushing yards. From 2010-2019, he ran for 9,786 yards and 47 touchdowns with 244 receptions for 2,065 yards and 11 touchdowns. 

He was drafted by the 49ers in 2005 and also played for the Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins and Buffalo Bills in his 15-year career. 

Marshawn Lynch The former Buffalo Bills draftee rushed for 8,549 yards and 74 touchdowns while adding 216 receptions for 1,696 yards and eight touchdowns. 

He was drafted by the Bills in 2007 out of California and has also played for the Seattle Seahawks and Oakland Raiders in his 13-year career. 

LeSean McCoyFree-agent running back LeSean McCoy rushed for 10,434 yards and 69 touchdowns with 463 receptions for 3,489 yards and 16 touchdowns. 

The 31-year-old was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles out of Pittsburgh and also played for the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs.  

Adrian Peterson The former Minnesota Vikings running back ran for 10,261 yards and 73 touchdowns in the decade.

He was drafted by the Vikings in 2007 out of Oklahoma and also played for the Arizona Cardinals, New Orleans Saints and Washington Redskins

Wide receivers


Consistent greatness sums up Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald. Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

Antonio Brown: This one is odd when you think about all that's going on with Brown right now, but when you're strictly talking football, Brown's been one of the NFL's best wide receivers. He finished the decade with 11,263 yards and 75 touchdowns despite missing a majority of last season after facing sexual assault charges.

Brown was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers out of Central Michigan in 2010 and has also played for the New England Patriots.

Larry Fitzgerald: The former Arizona Cardinals receiver was a five-time All-Pro and seven-time Pro Bowler during the decade. Fitzgerald racked up 10,016 yards and 75 touchdowns.

He was drafted by the Cardinals in 2004 out of Pittsburgh and spent his entire career in Arizona.

Calvin Johnson: The former Detroit Lions wideout had 8,548 yards and 62 touchdowns in the decade and set an NFL record for receiving yards in a season with 1,964.

Johnson was drafted by the Lions in 2007 out of Georgia Tech and played in Detroit is entire career.

Julio Jones: The Atlanta Falcons receiver had 12,125 yards and 57 touchdowns during the decade with seven Pro Bowls and five All-Pro appearances.

The 31-year-old was drafted by the Falcons in 2011.

Tight ends


Retired New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski had no peer during the 2010s. Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Rob Gronkowski The former New England Patriots tight end was one of a kind. In the decade he had 7,861 yards and 79 touchdowns with five Pro-Bowl selections. 

He was drafted by the Patriots out of Arizona in 2010 and now is wrestling in the WWE.  

Travis Kelce The Kansas City Chiefs TE had 6,465 yards with 37 touchdowns during the decade and five Pro Bowl selections. 

He was drafted by the Chiefs out of Cincinnati in 2013. 

Here are the rest of the offensive selections made by the Pro Football Hall of Fame:

Tackles


San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Joe Staley has been a stalwart on the OL. Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Erin Walsh is a Boston sports fan through and through. Although many think Boston sports fans are insufferable, Erin tries to see things from a neutral perspective. Her passion is hockey, and she believes defense wins championships. In addition to covering sports for Yardbarker, she covers Boston sports for NBC Sports Boston. Follow her on Twitter @ewalsh90


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