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2015 PFWA All-NFL Team roster features only one Eagles player

Well deserved yet again.

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For the second year in a row, only one Philadelphia Eagles player made the PFWA All-NFL Team roster: Darren Sproles.

Sproles was a bright spot once again in a disappointing season for the Birds. The 32-year-old veteran led the NFL in punt return yards (446) and finished second in average yards per return (11.7). His two punts returned for touchdowns were the most in the league. Sproles was named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week in Week 3 thanks to his touchdown return against the New York Jets. Sproles was also named to the Pro Bowl for the second year in a row.

No other Eagles players were named to the PFWA All-NFL team or even the PFWA All-NFC team. Full roster below.


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#

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

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