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PFWA Names Bengals' DT Geno Atkins All-NFL First Team

Atkins joins two other Bengals named All-AFC by the Pro Football Writers Association.

The 2015 Pro Football Writer's Association All-NFL Team

OFFENSE

QB – Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers

RB – Doug Martin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings

WR – Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers*; Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons

TE – Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots*

C – Ryan Kalil, Carolina Panthers

G – Zack Martin, Dallas Cowboys; Marshal Yanda, Baltimore Ravens*

T – Tyron Smith, Dallas Cowboys*; Joe Thomas, Cleveland Browns#

DEFENSE

DE – Khalil Mack, Oakland Raiders; J.J. Watt, Houston Texans&

DT – Geno Atkins, Cincinnati Bengals; Aaron Donald, St. Louis Rams

OLB – Khalil Mack, Oakland Raiders; Von Miller, Denver Broncos*

MLB – Luke Kuechly, Carolina Panthers#

CB – Josh Norman, Carolina Panthers; Patrick Peterson, Arizona Cardinals

S – Eric Berry, Kansas City Chiefs; Tyrann Mathieu, Arizona Cardinals

SPECIAL TEAMS

PK – Stephen Gostkowski, New England Patriots

P – Johnny Hekker, St. Louis Rams

KR – Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota Vikings

PR – Darren Sproles, Philadelphia Eagles*

ST – Justin Bethel, Arizona Cardinals
 

* - repeat selection from 2014

# - consecutive selections in 2013, 2014 and 2015

& - consecutive selections in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
 

2015 PFWA All-AFC Team

OFFENSE

QB – Tom Brady, New England Patriots*

RB – Chris Ivory, New York Jets; Latavius Murray, Oakland Raiders

WR – Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers#; DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans

TE – Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots*

C – (tie) Rodney Hudson, Oakland Raiders; Alex Mack, Cleveland Browns

G – David DeCastro, Pittsburgh Steelers; Marshal Yanda, Baltimore Ravens*

T –Joe Thomas, Cleveland Browns#; Andrew Whitworth, Cincinnati Bengals*

DEFENSE

DE – Khalil Mack, Oakland Raiders; J.J. Watt, Houston Texans&

DT – Geno Atkins, Cincinnati Bengals; Ndamukong Suh, Miami Dolphins

OLB – Kahlil Mack, Oakland Raiders; Von Miller, Denver Broncos#

ILB – Derrick Johnson, Kansas City Chiefs

CB – Chris Harris Jr., Denver Broncos*; Marcus Peters, Kansas City Chiefs

S – Eric Berry, Kansas City Chiefs; Reggie Nelson, Cincinnati Bengals

SPECIAL TEAMS

PK – Stephen Gostkowski, New England Patriots

P – Sam Koch, Baltimore Ravens

KR – Taiwan Jones, Oakland Raiders

PR – Jarvis Landry, Miami Dolphins

ST – Matthew Slater, New England Patriots@
 

* - repeat selection from 2014

# - consecutive selections in 2013, 2014 and 2015

& - consecutive selections in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015

@ - consecutive selections in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
 

2015 PFWA All-NFC Team

OFFENSE

QB – Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers

RB – Doug Martin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings

WR – Odell Beckham Jr., New York Giants; Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons

TE – Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers*

C – Ryan Kalil, Carolina Panthers

G – Zach Martin, Dallas Cowboys*; Josh Sitton, Green Bay Packers#

T – Tyron Smith, Dallas Cowboys*; Trent Williams, Washington Redskins

DEFENSE

DE – Ezekiel Ansah, Detroit Lions; Michael Bennett, Seattle Seahawks

DT – Aaron Donald, St. Louis Rams; Kawann Short, Carolina Panthers

OLB – Thomas Davis, Carolina Panthers; Lavonte David, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

MLB – Luke Kuechly, Carolina Panthers#

CB – Josh Norman, Carolina Panthers; Patrick Peterson, Arizona Cardinals

S – Tyrann Mathieu, Arizona Cardinals; Earl Thomas, Seattle Seahawks@

SPECIAL TEAMS

PK – Dan Bailey, Dallas Cowboys*

P – Johnny Hekker, St. Louis Rams#

KR – Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota Vikings

PR – Darren Sproles, Philadelphia Eagles*

ST – Justin Bethel, Arizona Cardinals#
 
* - repeat selection from 2014

# - consecutive selections in 2013, 2014 and 2015

@ - consecutive selections in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015


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