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Calvin Johnson named to Associated Press All-Pro Team

Posted Jan 12, 2013

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson has been named to the Associated Press All-Pro team. DT Ndamukong Suh was named to the Associated Press second team.

Calvin JohnsonCalvin Johnson continues to rack up the honors.

Johnson, who broke Jerry Rice's NFL single-season mark of 1,848 yards by finishing with 1,964 yards, was named to the Associated Press All-Pro team Saturday.

It's Calvin Johnson's second-straight All-Pro nod and the second consecutive year he was a near-unanimous selection (49 out of 50 votes). Only Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt were unanimous selections.

Johnson broke an NFL record with eight-straight 100-yard games during the season and finished with 11 total 100-yard performances, tying the NFL record.

Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, who had eight sacks this season, was voted to the All-Pro second team and was the only other Detroit Lions player recognized by the Associated Press. Suh was named to the first team as a rookie in 2010.

The All-Pro team is decided by a national panel of 50 sports reporters who cover the NFL.

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