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Posted: Thursday November 4, 2010 11:12AM ; Updated: Thursday November 4, 2010 1:14PM
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SI.com's 2010 Midseason All-Pro Team
 
 
  OFFENSE   DEFENSE  
 
 
QBPeyton Manning
Indianapolis Colts
Ho-hum. Throwing to Blair White, Brody Eldridge, Jacob Tamme. Same greatness.
 
DEVince Wilfork
New England Patriots
The seven-year veteran plays inside and out the same way: with dominance.
 
 
 
RBArian Foster
Houston Texans
He's hit a lull recently, but early explosion keyed strong start for the Texans.
 
DTHaloti Ngata
Baltimore Ravens
Opponents consistently are using two players to block this incredibly strong rusher.
 
 
 
WRBrandon Lloyd
Denver Broncos
Talk about your classic deep threat: He's averaging 20.3 yards per catch.
 
DTJason Jones
Tennessee Titans
His two crushing sacks of Tony Romo helped key the Titans' win at Dallas.
 
 
 
WRRoddy White
Atlanta Falcons
Matt Ryan can't live without him. He throws at White 12 times a game.
 
DETrent Cole
Philadelphia Eagles
Credit Cole not just for the sacks (6.0), but also for the 24 QB pressures in 7 games.
 
 
 
WRDavone Bess
Miami Dolphins
(Picked 3rd WR over FB.) Has hands and explosion and elusiveness. What else is there?
 
LBCameron Wake
Miami Dolphins
Ex-CFLer is the surprise of the year. Dolphins pass-rush doesn't miss Jason Taylor.
 
 
 
TEAntonio Gates
San Diego Chargers
No player at any position is as superior to his peers as Gates is at tight end.
 
LBClay Matthews
Green Bay Packers
Not even a strained hamstring has slowed the Packers sack machine.
 
 
 
TJake Long
Miami Dolphins
Head coach Tony Sparano: "I thank God ... I have Jake Long at left tackle.''
 
LBLawrence Timmons
Pittsburgh Steelers
Tough call over Ray Lewis, but Timmons' two 15-tackle games stand out.
 
 
 
GBrandon Moore
New York Jets
He's a strong drive blocker in the running game and never errs mentally.
 
CBBrandon Flowers
Kansas City Chiefs
This emerging secondary star plays well bumping and in tight coverage.
 
 
 
CAlex Mack
Cleveland Browns
Some thought the 21st pick was too high for Mack in 2009. Now, he's a franchise player.
 
FSEarl Thomas
Seattle Seahawks
The rookie's been victimized a few times, but four picks in four-game span too.
 
 
 
GRyan Lilja
Kansas City Chiefs
Shored up Kansas City line; now Chiefs lead NFL in rushing.
 
SSLaRon Landry
Washington Redskins
Four interceptions, four sacks, five forced fumbles, 28 deflections. Not bad.
 
 
 
TMarshall Yanda
Baltimore Ravens
Opening-day shift from right guard to right tackle has been a Ravens godsend.
 
CBNnamdi Asomugha
Oakland Raiders
Old man river. Teams rarely throw at him because they know what will happen.
 
 
  SPECIAL TEAMS  
 
 
KBilly Cundiff
Baltimore Ravens
Accurate field-goal kicker, plus he leads the league in touchback percentage.
 
KRBrandon Tate
New England Patriots
His speed and knack for returns has made Pats dangerous in the kicking game again.
 
 
 
PShane Lechler
Oakland Raiders
This isn't the first time Lechler is challenging the 50-yard net-punt plateau.
 
PRDevin Hester
Chicago Bears
Two more touchdown returns has the rest of the league asking: "Why punt to him?''
 
 
Midseason Awards
 
 
 
 
QBTom Brady
MVP
New guys are everywhere on offense, yet still the same Brady production.
 
WRRoddy White
Off. Player of the Year
Average game for the Falcons star receiver: nine catches, 107 yards.
 
 
 
DTHaloti Ngata
Def. Player of the Year
Space-eater. Watch the games because his dominance doesn't show in stats.
 
CMaurkice Pouncey
Off. Rookie of the Year
Playing like a veteran and solidified the shaky Steelers offensive line from day one.
 
 
DTNdamukong Suh
Def. Rookie of the Year
Detroit's mammoth No. 2 overall pick has 6.5 sacks -- and it takes two players to block him.
 
LBE.J. Henderson
Comeback Player
The Vikings veteran linebacker had a horrible broken leg just 10 months ago.
 
 
Bill Belichick
Coach of the Year
Belichick has incorporated new players all over the offense and defense -- and is winning.
 
Perry Fewell
Coordinator of the Year
Giants pass-rush looks like Super Bowl run of '07 again, thanks to its new coordinator.
 
 
 
Randy Fichtner
Assistant of the Year
The Steelers quarterbacks coach helped pilot Pittsburgh through Big Ben-less stretch.
 
Scott Pioli
Executive of the Year
Ex-Patriot's second draft in K.C. helped Chiefs to surprising 2-game AFC West lead.
 
 
 
 

 
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