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Why there’s no AP All-Pro Second Team running back this year

Friday, The Related Press revealed its 2021 NFL All-Pro Team, which included 5 unanimous picks—Rams large receiver Cooper Kupp, Packers large receiver Davante Adams, Colts running back Jonathan Taylor, Steelers edge rusher T.J. Watt and Rams defensive sort out Aaron Donald. A kind of gamers was so dominant this season it led to a bit little bit of an anomaly. 

Taylor, who rushed for 1,811 yards and 18 touchdowns on 332 carries, acquired all 50 votes for the running back spot. Since AP voters are solely allowed to vote for one running back, that meant there was no participant left to obtain the honour of being on the NFL All-Pro Second Team.

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Voters get two votes for a few of the different positions, which is why Kupp, Adams, Watt and Donald have been capable of be thought-about unanimous picks with out the identical problem.

When the AP launched its outcomes on Friday, it simply listed “VACANT” for the spot behind Taylor. 

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