Three VFLs Named First Team All-Pro

Jan. 3, 2014


Vols For Life Peyton Manning, Eric Berry and Cordarrelle Patterson were named to the NFL's annual All-Pro team on Friday, all earning first team status.

Manning was the only unanimous choice and Patterson, who made the list as a kick returner, is the only rookie on the first team.

All three former Vols were also voted to the Pro Bowl.

Manning had a record-setting season for the Denver Broncos. He set NFL records with 5,477 passing yards and 55 passing touchdowns. A seven-time All-Pro selection, he finished the season completing a NFL-best 450-of-659 passes with a passer rating of 115.1.

Berry started 15 contests for the Kansas City Chiefs, recording 74 tackles (66 solo), 11 tackles for loss, three interceptions with two returned for touchdowns and 10 passes defensed. He has also recorded a career-high 3.5 sacks (-26.5 yards).

Patterson led the NFL in kick return average at 32.4 yards. He also broke the Vikings' team-record with 1,393 kick return yards in a single-season and became the first wide receiver in team history with three rushing scores in a single-season. He wrapped up his rookie season with nine total touchdowns (four receiving, three rushing and two kick return scores).

Click here for the full list of the All-Pro teams.





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