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Young Raiders stars all over PFWA All NFL honors

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Over the past couple days, the Pro Football Writers Association has put out their season awards and All NFL teams. In both their All NFL team and All Rookie team, the Raiders have young stars represented.

On their All NFL team, Khalil Mack was honored at both defensive end and at linebacker. Making the team at two positions was historic just as it was when Mack was named AP first team at both positions.

Here is the entire PFWA 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

Mack may have been the only Raiders player named to the All NFL team, but he was not alone on the All AFC team. Second-year running back Latavius Murray, center Rodney Hudson, and kick returner Taiwan Jones joined him on that squad.

Here is the entire 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 - Khalil 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

Rookie of the year went to Rams running back Todd Gurley, with Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters taking home the honor on defense. Among those making the All Rookie team was Amari Cooper at wide receiver.

Here is the entire team:

Offense
QB - Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
RB - Todd Gurley, St. Louis Rams; Thomas Rawls, Seattle Seahawks
WR - Amari Cooper, Oakland Raiders; Stefon Diggs, Minnesota Vikings
TE - Will Tye, New York Giants
C - Mitch Morse, Kansas City Chiefs
G - Ali Marpet, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Brandon Scherff, Washington Redskins
T - Rob Havenstein, St. Louis Rams; Donovan Smith, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Defense
DL - Malcom Brown, New England Patriots; Eddie Goldman, Chicago Bears; Danielle Hunter, Minnesota Vikings; Leonard Williams, New York Jets
LB - Kwon Alexander, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Stephone Anthony, New Orleans Saints; Eric Kendricks, Minnesota Vikings
CB - Ronald Darby, Buffalo Bills; Marcus Peters, Kansas City Chiefs
S - Adrian Amos, Chicago Bears; Landon Collins, New York Giants

Special Teams
PK - Josh Lambo, San Diego Chargers
P - Matt Darr, Miami Dolphins
KR - Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks
PR - Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks
ST - Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks

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