Khalil Mack and Kelechi Osemele named first-team All-Pro

Khalil Mack and Kelechi Osemele named first-team All-Pro

A couple of Oakland Raiders were named to the Associated Press All-Pro first team as head coach Jack Del Rio gets his team ready in Houston to face the Texans in Saturday's Wild Card game. 

Raiders defensive end Khalil Mack and offensive guard Kelechi Osemele were the two first-team selections. 

This is the second time Mack has been selected to the team, having been the first player in history to be named as both a defensive lineman and a linebacker last year. This is the first time Osemele has been named to the list.

The Raiders signed Osemele in the offseason to a five-year, $25.4 million deal and it paid off as he helped set the tone for the league's best offensive line, allowing just 18 sacks all season. In addition, the Raiders finished sixth in the NFL with 120 rushing yards per game. 

Mack continued to be one of the league's best defensive players, finishing with 11 sacks on the season and a league-high 96 quarterback pressures. In addition, Mack stayed a key component in the rush defense with his sure-tackling and quick play recognition. 

Raiders punter Marquette King was named second-team All-Pro behind Los Angeles Rams Johnny Hekker. 


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