Packers left tackle David Bakhtiari named second-team All-Pro
Although the Green Bay Packers didn't have a player voted to the starting team of the Pro Bowl this season, they can boast about their All-Pro left tackle for the second year in a row.
Packers starting left tackle David Bakhtiari was named a second-team All-Pro by the Associated Press after receiving 10 votes from the 50-member AP panel.
He was the only member of the Packers to receive All-Pro honors. The only other Packers player to receive votes was Jeff Janis, who received two votes as a special teamer, which was not enough to earn second-team recognition.
Bakhtiari took to Twitter after the announcement to poke fun at the fact he had earned the more highly regarded honor of being named to the All-Pro team for the second year in a row, after being snubbed for Pro Bowl honors.
While not as widely referenced or highly regarded as the Associated Press honor, Bakhtiari made the Pro Football Focus All-Pro team as well:
How good was Bakhtiari this season? At times, he eliminated two defenders by himself:
No other Packers made the first or second All-Pro teams, but two former Green Bay defensive backs earned second-team honors: cornerback Casey Hayward of the Los Angeles Chargers and safety Micah Hyde of the Buffalo Bills.