Colts’ Ryan Kelly, Luke Rhodes named second-team All-Pros

Kevin Hickey
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Indianapolis Colts center Ryan Kelly and long snapper Luke Rhodes were named to the All-Pro second team, the Associated Press announced Friday.

While the Colts had four members named to the All-Pro first team, including two first-timers in DeForest Buckner and George Odum, an additional two players were named to the second team in Kelly and Rhodes.

Both players had strong enough seasons to get voted to second team, which shows they are among the top players at their respective positions.

The Colts got snubbed a bit in the Pro Bowl voting but the All-Pro carries much more weight given that it is less of a popularity contest.

Kelly has been a strong anchor for the Colts in the first year of his extension, which he signed before the season. On 558 pass-blocking snaps, Kelly allowed just 12 pressures, per Pro Football Focus. That’s good for eighth among centers who played at least 13 games.

Rhodes has been the long snapper for the Colts since switching from the linebacker position ahead of the 2017 season. He played well enough to earn an extension after playing just two seasons at the position.

The Colts had a successful regular season thanks to their six members of the All-Pro teams and now will look to make a run for the playoffs.

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