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Steelers Cam Heyward, T.J. Watt Named to PFWA All-NFL Team



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Pittsburgh Steelers defenders Cam Heyward and T.J. Watt were named to the Pro Football Writers of America’s All-NFL team for the 2021 season.

The Steelers were one of seven teams with multiple players selected to the end-of-season award team. Five teams had three selections. Both players were also named All-AFC selections.

Heyward earned his second All-NFL selection after recording a double-digit sack total for the second time in his career. Heyward was also selected to the AP All-Pro team, AFC Pro Bowl squad and is the Steelers’ nominee for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award.

Watt was selected for the third consecutive season. He tied the NFL single-season sack record with 22.5 sacks, the second straight season he led the league in sacks. He was named the Steelers’ MVP for the third straight season, is a part of the AP All-Pro team and was also named to the AFC Pro Bowl squad.

Here’s the full PFWA All-NFL Team:

QB – Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
RB – Nick Chubb, Cleveland Browns; Jonathan Taylor, Indianapolis Colts
WR – Davante Adams, Green Bay Packers; Cooper Kupp, Los Angeles Rams
TE – Mark Andrews, Baltimore Ravens
C – Jason Kelce, Philadelphia Eagles
G – Joel Bitonio, Cleveland Browns; Zack Martin, Dallas Cowboys
T – Trent Williams, San Francisco 49ers; Tristan Wirfs, Tampa Bay Buccaneer

DE – Nick Bosa, San Francisco 49ers; Myles Garrett, Cleveland Browns
DT – Aaron Donald, Los Angeles Rams; Cameron Heyward, Pittsburgh Steelers
OLB – Micah Parsons, Dallas Cowboys; T.J. Watt, Pittsburgh Steelers
ILB – De’Vondre Campbell, Green Bay Packers
CB – Trevon Diggs, Dallas Cowboys; Jalen Ramsey, Los Angeles Rams
S – Kevin Byard, Tennessee Titans; Jordan Poyer, Buffalo Bills

PK – Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens
P – A.J. Cole, Las Vegas Raiders
KR – Braxton Berrios, New York Jets
PR – Devin Duvernay, Baltimore Ravens
ST – J.T. Gray, New Orleans Saints

Alan Saunders of Steelers Now is a voter for PFWA awards.

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