Raiders Maxx Crosby, AJ Cole named to NFLPA All Pro first team

The awards have begun rolling in following the outstanding season for Raiders edge rusher Maxx Crosby and punter AJ Cole. The two have been named to the second annual NFLPA Players’ All Pro Team.

The team is put together as voted on by the players themselves.

Crosby finished with the most combined tackles (80) among edge rushers, tied for the league lead in tackles for loss (23), 4th in pressures (94), sixth in sacks (14.5), and seventh in QB hits (31).

Cole led the NFL in net punting average (45.1), had the most punts stopped inside the 20 (34) among those with fewer than 90 punts (75).

Here is the full NFLPA Players’ All Pro team:

Quarterback: Lamar Jackson (Baltimore)
Running back: Christian McCaffrey (San Francisco)
Fullback: Kyle Juszczyk (San Francisco)
Wide Receiver (2): CeeDee Lamb (Dallas), Tyreek Hill (Miami)
Tight End: Travis Kelce (Kansas City)
Left Tackle: Trent Williams (San Francisco)
Left Guard (tie): Joel Bitonio (Cleveland), Tyler Smith (Dallas)
Center: Jason Kelce (Philadelphia)
Right Guard: Zack Martin (Dallas)
Right Tackle: Lane Johnson (Philadelphia)

Edge Rusher (2): Myles Garrett (Cleveland), Max Crosby (Las Vegas)
Nose Tackle: Dexter Lawrence (New York Giants)
Interior Defensive Lineman (2): Chris Jones (Kansas City), Aaron Donald (Los Angeles Rams)
Off-Ball Linebacker (2): Roquan Smith (Baltimore), Fred Warner (San Francisco)
Cornerback (2): DaRon Bland (Dallas), Pat Surtain II (Denver)
Free Safety:  Jessie Bates III (Atlanta)
Strong Safety: Kyle Hamilton (Baltimore)

Kick Returner: Keisean Nixon (Green Bay)
Punt Returner: Derius Davis (Los Angeles Chargers)
Core Teamer (2): Jalen Reeves-Maybin (Detroit), Brenden Schooler (New England)
Kicker: Brandon Aubrey (Dallas)
Punter: AJ Cole (Las Vegas)
Long snapper: Ross Matiscik (Jacksonville)

Story originally appeared on Raiders Wire