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Leonard Weaver named to AP all pro first team

The associated press all pro team is kind of like the pro bowl for the AFC and NFC combined. Plus it's not subject to fan voting so it's less of a popularity contest than the pro bowl. The guys on the all pro first team are regarded to have been the best at their position in the NFL that year. The Eagles' Leonard Weaver was named as the first team full back, an honor which caps off the best season of his career. Weaver had career highs in carries, rushing yards, touchdowns, and made his first pro bowl. He came here on a one year deal last offseason and hopes to return.

"No doubt about it, I love it here," he said. "I think the fans here have accepted me with a great deal of strides through my ups and downs. I love the Eagle Nation. They have really allowed me to grow as a player. They've accepted me for who I am. I've been honest with them and they've been honest with me. It's been great and I hope to be back."

If a new CBA is not agreed on by March(when free agency starts) Weaver will become an restricted free agent and will almost assuredly return, but recent reports have suggested that both Weaver and the Eagles are interested in getting a long term deal done before then.

DeSean Jackson, Trent Cole, Asante Samuel, & David Akers were all named the All Pro second team.