Aaron Rodgers, Travis Kelce and Aaron Donald Make NFL All-Pro Team

January 8, 2021 11:42 pm

The NFL All-Pro Team is out and some of your favorite stars have missed out. But who are the players who made the cut? Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is having the season of his life in 2020. The veteran QB turned 37 last month, but his stats prove that age is just a number.

Rodgers leads the NFL MVP race, having thrown for 4,299 yards, throwing for a mammoth 48 passing touchdowns against just 5 interceptions. He is joined in the All-Pro team by some familiar names, including Chiefs TE Travis Kelce.

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Aaron Rodgers and Travis Kelce receive major honours after brilliant season

Packers’ stars, Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams, are both set to be named in the AP NFL All-Pro Team. Both players are performing at a high level thus far and will be in the limelight at Lambeau Field in the Divisional Playoff round.

Davante, in particular, has taken his game to a whole new level this season, here’s why. “For me, honestly, I think it’s just been finding different small things that I can get better at, obviously.

“I feel like I’m a pretty complete receiver. … It’s just fine-tuning the things I do well and just figuring out a way to do them even better,” Adams said via AP.

Dec 13, 2020; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams (17) celebrates with quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) after a touchdown during the first quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

Meanwhile, others players to have made the AP NFL All-Pro team include Travis Kelce, Tyrann Mathieu and Tyreek Hill (Kansas City Chiefs), Minkah Fitzpatrick (Pittsburgh Steelers), Aaron Donald, Jalen Ramsey (Los Angeles Rams), Stefon Diggs (Buffalo Bills), Bobby Wagner (Seattle Seahawks), Myles Garrett (Cleveland Browns), Fred Warner (San Francisco 49ers) and Xavien Howard (Miami Dolphins).

Patrick Mahomes heaps praise on Chiefs teammate Travis Kelce

The 31-year-old TE Travis Kelce had a historic season of his own. He set the single-season receiving yardage record for a tight end at 1,416, eclipsing the 1,377 yards posted by George Kittle in 2018.

Here’s what Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes had to say about his teammate and good friend in a recent interview. “He works his tail off every single day and he’s practicing every single day and he’s making sure he’s prepared for these moments.

“For a guy to have that much talent, work that hard and be able to learn really every single day like that, that’s what makes him so special on the field.”

The Chiefs are aiming to defend their Super Bowl title amidst shouts of becoming the next dynasty after the New England Patriots. Their fate in the post-season relies on their star performers.

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Daniel Arambur

Daniel Arambur is an NFL journalist for EssentiallySports who is an admirer of the old guard in Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady. He believes the latter has one more Super Bowl left in him before he bows out for good. Daniel bills Patrick Mahomes as one of the best up-and-coming quarterbacks in the league.

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