Raiders shut out of 2013 All Pro team

Ezra Shaw

The Associated Press released their 2013 All Pro first and second teams today. And there isn't a single Raider to be found.

It isn't incredibly surprising there were no Raiders on the first team, but none on the second team? That is a bit surprising.

There are two Raiders who had the best shot at making All Pro - Sebastian Janikowski and Marcel Reece. Both Janikowski and Reece were third in the voting on their respective squads.

For kickers, first team All Pro went decidedly to Vikings rookie Blair Walsh with 42. Next in line was the man who made the Pro Bowl over Janikowski, the Browns' Phil Dawson with 4 votes. Janikowski received just 3 votes.

A for fullback, the top vote getter was Texans fullback Vonta Leach with 26 votes. Making second team was another Viking, Jerome Felton with 12 votes. Marcel Reece, like Janikowski, was on the outside looking in with 4 votes.

The only other Raider to receiver any votes was Tyvon Branch who received one vote at the safety position.

This also shows you just how bad of a season Shane Lechler had being that he went from an All Pro lock to not even receiving a single vote.

Here's how the each team stacked up:

Quarterbacks: Peyton Manning, Denver, 43; Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay, 4

Running backs: Adrian Peterson, Minnesota, 50; Marshawn Lynch, Seattle, 24; Alfred Morris, Washington, 14; Jamaal Charles, Kansas City, 7

Fullbacks: Vonta Leach, Baltimore, 26; Jerome Felton, Minnesota, 12; (Marcel Reece, Oakland, 4)

Tight ends: Tony Gonzalez, Atlanta, 24; Jason Witten, Dallas, 19

Wide receivers: Calvin Johnson, Detroit, 49; Brandon Marshall, Chicago, 23; A.J. Green, Cincinnati, 16½; Andre Johnson, Houston, 8½

Offensive tackles: Duane Brown, Houston, 27; Ryan Clady, Denver, 19; Joe Thomas, Cleveland, 17; Joe Staley, San Francisco, 11

Guards: Mike Iupati, San Francisco, 38; Jahri Evans, New Orleans, 23; Marshal Yanda, Baltimore, 17; Logan Mankins, New England, 7

Centers: Max Unger, Seattle, 16; Maurkice Pouncey, Pittsburgh, 10

Kickers: Blair Walsh, Minnesota, 42; Phil Dawson, Cleveland, 4; (Sebastian Janikowski, Oakland, 3)

Kick returners: Jacoby Jones, Baltimore, 37½; David Wilson, New York Giants, 3

Defensive ends: J.J. Watt, Houston, 50; Cameron Wake, Miami, 28; Justin Smith, San Francisco, 6; Julius Peppers, Chicago, 5

Defensive tackles: Geno Atkins, Cincinnati, 42; Vince Wilfork, New England, 27; Justin Smith, San Francisco, 17; Haloti Ngata, Baltimore, 5

Outside linebackers: Von Miller, Denver, 48; Aldon Smith, San Francisco, 47; Chad Greenway, Minnesota, 2; Ahmad Brooks, San Francisco, 1

Inside linebackers: Patrick Willis, San Francisco, 30; NaVorro Bowman, San Francisco, 26; Daryl Washington, Arizona, 20; London Fletcher, Washington, 7

Cornerbacks: Richard Sherman, Seattle, 39; Charles Tillman, Chicago, 37; Tim Jennings, Chicago, 8; Champ Bailey, Denver, 8

Safeties: Earl Thomas, Seattle, 28; Dashon Goldson, San Francisco, 20; Eric Weddle, San Diego, 19; Jairus Byrd, Buffalo, 7 (Tyvon Branch, Oakland, 1)

Punters: Andy Lee, San Francisco, 24; Thomas Morstead, New Orleans, 18

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