Monday, January 16, 2012

Akeem Dent on All Rookie Team

Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, punter Matt Bosher and linebacker Akeem Dent were all named to Pro Football Weekly’s all-rookie team, as voted on by Pro Football Weekly and the Professional Writers of America.

Jones, a first-round pick, finished with 54 catches for 959 yards and eight touchdowns.

Bosher, a sixth-round pick, averaged 42.7 yards per put, with four touchdowns and he placed 27 punts inside the 20-yard line.

Dent, a third-round pick from Georgia, had 19 special teams tackles.

The Falcons did not place a player on the All-NFL team.

Below, you will find the entire team, which was voted on by PFWA members and Pro Football Weekly editors. The All-NFL team and all individual awards plus All-Conference teams and All-Rookie teams can be found in the next edition of Pro Football Weekly (Vol. XXVI, No. 26, issue date Jan. 22, 2012):

Pro Football Weekly/Professional Football Writers of America

2011 All-Rookie Team



Cam Newton / Panthers

Running backs

DeMarco Murray / Cowboys

Roy Helu / Redskins

Wide receivers

A.J. Green / Bengals

Julio Jones / Falcons

Tight end

Kyle Rudolph / Vikings


Mike Pouncey / Dolphins

Offensive guards

Stefen Wisniewski / Raiders

Danny Watkins / Eagles

Offensive tackles

Tyron Smith / Cowboys

Nate Solder / Patriots


Defensive ends

J.J. Watt / Texans

Jabaal Sheard / Browns

Defensive tackles

Marcell Dareus / Bills

Phil Taylor / Browns

From AJC


1 comment:

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