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Peter King's: 2008 All-Pro Team
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January 12, 2009
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January 12, 2009

Peter King's: 2008 All-pro Team

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WR Andre Johnson , Texans Physically imposing, and not a diva
WR Wes Welker , Patriots 112 catches last year, 111 this year
LT Michael Roos , Titans Kept immobile QB's blindside clear
LG Steve Hutchinson , Vikings Seattle still aches from his defection
C Shaun O'Hara , Giants NFL champs' best investment in '08
RG Harvey Dahl, Falcons From NFL Europe to a team leader
RT Ryan Harris , Broncos 2.5 sacks allowed in 684 dropbacks
TE Dallas Clark , Colts Manning's security blanket
QB Drew Brees , Saints 5,069 passing yards kept Saints alive
RB Adrian Peterson , Vikings Best speed-power back since Payton
FB Madison Hedgecock , Giants Seems to carry an anvil in his pads
DE John Abraham , Falcons Most feared speed-rusher in NFL
DT Albert Haynesworth , Titans Destined to be first $10 mil-a-year DT
DT Fred Robbins , Giants Run-stuffer with great quickness
DE/LB Terrell Suggs , Ravens Premier cover man and pass rusher
OLB DeMarcus Ware , Cowboys His 20 sacks in '08 were no fluke
MLB Stewart Bradley , Eagles Brain center of NFL's No. 3 defense
ILB Ray Lewis , Ravens And we thought he was in decline
OLB James Harrison , Steelers Most disruptive front-seven player
CB Nnamdi Asomugha , Raiders Became league's best CB this year
CB Cortland Finnegan , Titans A chippy player, like Hines Ward
FS Ed Reed , Ravens Eight picks in season's last six weeks
SS Troy Polamalu , Steelers Defensive QB attacks like a missile
K Stephen Gostkowski , Pats League-best 36 FGs (out of 40)
P Shane Lechler , Raiders Two punts per game inside the 20
KR Josh Cribbs , Browns More dangerous than Devin Hester
PR Johnnie Lee Higgins, Raiders TD returns of 93, 89 and 80 yards
PL Montell Owens, Jaguars Explosive hitter, shifty runner
MVP Peyton Manning , Colts Heroic after two knee surgeries
Off. Player Adrian Peterson , Vikings Toughest to tackle
Def. Player DeMarcus Ware , Cowboys Dominated games
Off. Rookie Matt Ryan , Falcons Adapted quickly to pro game
Def. Rookie Jerod Mayo , Patriots Team's leading tackler by far
Comeback Joey Porter , Dolphins 17.5 sacks (after 5.5 in '07)
Coach Mike Smith , Falcons Revived a downtrodden team
Coordinator Dick LeBeau , Steelers At 71, had his finest year
G.M. Thomas Dimitroff , Falcons Built a playoff team in no time

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