Seahawks rookie receiver/returner Tyler Lockett has been named a 1st Team AP All Pro as a return man, the only rookie player to be named to the 1st Team. Lockett, a third round pick, emerged immediately for the Seahawks as a threat in the return game this season, finishing with 379 yards in punt returns (9.5 average) with one return touchdown and 852 kick return yards (25.8 per return) and another return score. In Sunday's blowout against the Cardinals, Lockett had three 30-plus yard returns on punts, the first time any player has done that in a single game in the last ten years.
"It means a lot," Lockett told the AP. "There are a lot of great players who come in to the NFL and do an exceptional job and have a great career, but they're never able to make it on the All-Pro team. It's nothing that they did, just other players may have had a better season. To be a rookie to be able to come in, it's a crazy experience and a crazy accolade to have."
Cornerback Richard Sherman and middle linebacker Bobby Wagner made the AP All Pro 2nd team. Other Seahawks players that received votes but were not named to either team were quarterback Russell Wilson, defensive end Michael Bennett, linebacker KJ Wright, safety Earl Thomas, and safety Kam Chancellor
Here's a full list of the voting for the 2015 AP All Pros.
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