Packers: Two Make All-Rookie Team

Jclombardi reviews NFL All-Rookie Team.

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LB Clay Matthews and DL B.J. Raji were named to the National Football League all-rookie team.  The team is selected by Pro Football Weekly and the Professional Football Writers of America. Matthews joined Hawk (2006), Barnett (2003), Diggs (2000) and Simmons (1993) as Packers’ all-rookie linebackers. Raji joined Holliday (1998), Carreker (1984) and Mike Butler (1977) as Packers’ only all-rookie defensive linemen.


WR: Percy Harvin, Minnesota; Austin Collie, Indianapolis.

TE: Brandon Pettigrew, Detroit.

T: Michael Oher, Baltimore; Phil Loadholt, Minnesota.

G: Andy Levitre, Buffalo; Louis Vasquez, San Diego.

C: Alex Mack, Cleveland.

QB: Mark Sanchez, NY Jets.

RB: Knowshon Moreno, Denver; Beanie Wells, Arizona.


DL: Tyson Jackson, Kansas City; Terrance Knighton, Jacksonville; B.J. Raji, Green Bay; Matt Shaughnessy, Oakland.

LB: Brian Cushing, Houston; Clay Matthews, Green Bay; Brian Orakpo, Washington.

CB: Vontae Davis, Miami; Jacob Lacey, Indianapolis.

S: Jairus Byrd, Buffalo; Louis Delmas, Detroit.


K: Ryan Succop, Kansas City.

P: Pat McAfee, Indianapolis.

PR: Quan Cosby, Cincinnati.

KR: Percy Harvin, Minnesota.

ST: LaRod Stephens-Howling, Arizona.

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