2021 All-Pro Team

official list of the best NFL players in 2021

The 2021 All-Pro Team is the National Football League players that were selected to the Associated Press, Pro Football Writers Association and Sporting News All-Pro Teams in 2021. Some players are First-Team and some are Second-Team. First-Team has better players.

Teams change

Position First team Second team
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay (AP, PFWA, SN) Tom Brady, Tampa Bay (AP-2)
Running back Jonathan Taylor, Indianapolis (AP, PFWA, SN)
Nick Chubb, Cleveland (PFWA)
Joe Mixon, Cincinnati (SN)
Wide receiver Davante Adams, Green Bay (AP, PFWA, SN)
Cooper Kupp, Los Angeles Rams (AP, PFWA, SN)
Deebo Samuel, San Francisco (AP)
Justin Jefferson, Minnesota (AP-2)
Ja'Marr Chase, Cincinnati (AP-2)
Tight end Mark Andrews, Baltimore (AP, PFWA)
Travis Kelce, Kansas City (SN)
Travis Kelce, Kansas City (AP-2)
Left tackle Trent Williams, San Francisco (AP) Rashawn Slater, Los Angeles Chargers (AP-2)
Left guard Joel Bitonio, Cleveland (AP) Quenton Nelson, Indianapolis (AP-2)
Center Jason Kelce, Philadelphia (AP, PFWA, SN) Corey Linsley, Los Angeles Chargers (AP-2)
Right guard Zack Martin, Dallas (AP) Wyatt Teller, Cleveland (AP-2)
Right tackle Tristan Wirfs, Tampa Bay (AP) Lane Johnson, Philadelphia (AP-2)
Tackle Trent Williams, San Francisco (PFWA, SN)
Tristan Wirfs, Tampa Bay (PFWA, SN)
Guard Joel Bitonio, Cleveland (PFWA, SN)
Zack Martin, Dallas (PFWA, SN)
Special teams
Position First team Second team
Kicker Justin Tucker, Baltimore (AP, PFWA, SN) Daniel Carlson, Las Vegas (AP-2)
Punter A. J. Cole, Las Vegas (AP, PFWA)
Bryan Anger, Dallas (SN)
Bryan Anger, Dallas (AP-2)
Kick returner Braxton Berrios, New York Jets (AP, PFWA)
Kene Nwangwu, Minnesota (SN)
Andre Roberts, Los Angeles Chargers (AP-2)
Punt returner Devin Duvernay, Baltimore (AP, PFWA)
Jakeem Grant, Chicago (SN)
Jakeem Grant, Chicago (AP-2)
Special teamer J. T. Gray, New Orleans (AP, PFWA) Matthew Slater, New England (AP-2t)
Ashton Dulin, Indianapolis (AP-2t)
Long snapper Luke Rhodes, Indianapolis (AP) Josh Harris, Atlanta (AP-2)
Position First team Second team
Edge rusher T. J. Watt, Pittsburgh (AP)
Myles Garrett, Cleveland (AP)
Robert Quinn, Chicago (AP-2)
Maxx Crosby, Las Vegas (AP-2)
Interior lineman/Defensive tackle Aaron Donald, Los Angeles Rams (AP, PFWA, SN)
Cameron Heyward, Pittsburgh (AP, PFWA)
Chris Jones, Kansas City (SN)
Chris Jones, Kansas City (AP-2)
Jeffery Simmons, Tennessee (AP-2)
Linebacker Micah Parsons, Dallas (AP, SN)
Shaquille Leonard, Indianapolis (AP, SN)
De'Vondre Campbell, Green Bay (AP, PFWA)
T. J. Watt, Pittsburgh (SN)
Demario Davis, New Orleans (AP-2)
Roquan Smith, Chicago (AP-2)
Bobby Wagner, Seattle (AP-2)
Outside linebacker Micah Parsons, Dallas (PFWA)
T. J. Watt, Pittsburgh (PFWA)
Cornerback Trevon Diggs, Dallas (AP, PFWA, SN)
Jalen Ramsey, Los Angeles Rams (AP, PFWA, SN)
J. C. Jackson, New England (AP-2)
A. J. Terrell, Atlanta (AP-2)
Safety Kevin Byard, Tennessee (AP, PFWA, SN)
Jordan Poyer, Buffalo (AP, PFWA)
Derwin James, Los Angeles Chargers (SN)
Justin Simmons, Denver (AP-2)
Micah Hyde, Buffalo (AP-2t)
Budda Baker, Arizona (AP-2t)

Key change

  • AP = Associated Press first-team All-Pro
  • AP-2 = Associated Press second-team All-Pro
  • AP-2t = Tied for second-team All-Pro in the AP vote
  • PFWA = Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL
  • SN = Sporting News All-Pro

Position differences change

PFWA and SN do not separate the tackles and guards into more specific positions as the AP does. Additionally, PWFA and SN formally select defensive ends as opposed to edge rushers, while PFWA selects outside linebackers separately from middle linebackers.

References change