1980s All-Rookie Teams

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1980
OffenseDefenseSpecial Teams
QBDavid WoodleyMIADEJacob GreenSEAPKEddie MurrayDET
RBJoe CribbsBUFDERulon JonesDENPJim MillerSF
RBBilly SimsDETDTRush BrownSTL
WRRay ButlerBALDTJim StuckeySF
WRArt MonkWASOLBBobby LeopoldSF
TEJunior MillerATLOLBAl RichardsonATL
CTom GinnDETMLBBuddy CurryATL
GTyrone McGriffPITCBDon McNeilMIA
GRay SnellTBCBRoynell YoungPHI
TStan BrockNOSJohnnie JohnsonLA
TAnthony MunozCINSDarrol RayNYJ

1981
OffenseDefenseSpecial Teams
QBNeil LomaxSTLDECurtis GreenDETPKMick LuckhurstATL
RBJoe DelaneyKCDEDonnell ThompsonBALPTom OroszMIA
RBGeorge RogersNODTBill NeilNYG
WRCris CollinsworthCINDTJohnny RobinsonOAK
WRKen MargerumCHIOLBHugh GreenTB
TEGreg LaFleurSTLOLBLawrence TaylorNYG
CJohn ScullyATLMLBMike SingletaryCHI
GBilly ArdNYGCBRonnie LottSF
GCurt MarshOAKCBEverson WallsDAL
TJoe JacobyWASSKenny EasleySEA
TKeith Van HorneCHISCarlton WilliamsonSF

1982
OffenseDefenseSpecial Teams
QBJim McMahonCHIDEBruce ClarkNOPKGary AndersonPIT
RBMarcus AllenLARaidDEKen SimsMEPRohn StarkBAL
RBButch WoolfolkNYGDTLester WilliamsNE
WRCharlie BrownWASDTLeo WisniewskiBAL
WRLindsay ScottNOOLBChip BanksCLE
TEPete MetzelaarsSEAOLBJohnie CooksBAL
CRich UmphreyNYGMLBTom CousineauCLE
GBrad EdelmanNOCBVernon DeanWAS
GSean FarrellTBCBBobby WatkinsDET
TTootie RobbinsSTLSBenny PerrinSTL
TLuis SharpeSTLSAndre YoungSD

1983
OffenseDefenseSpecial Teams
QBDan MarinoMIADEMike PittsATLPKAli Haji-SheikhNYG
RBEric DickersonLARamDEGreg TownsendLARaidPReggie RobyMIA
RBCurt WarnerSEADTBill PickelLARaid
WRJeff ChadwickDETDTAndrew ProvenceATL
WRWillie GaultCHIOLBJohn RadeATL
TETony HunterBUFOLBVernon MaxwellBAL
CDave RimingtonCINMLBMike GreenSD
GChris HintonBALCBDarrell GreenWAS
GBruce MatthewsHOUCBDanny WaltersSD
TJim CovertCHISBill BatesDAL
THarvey SalemHOUSTerry KinardNYG

1984
OffenseDefenseSpecial Teams
QBWarren MoonHOUDEAlphonso CarrekerGBPKPaul McFaddenPHI
RBAlfred AndersonMINDEBlaise WinterINDPBrian HansenNO
RBGreg BellBUFDTBill MaasKC
WRLouis LippsPITOLBCarl BanksNYG
WRDaryl TurnerSEAOLBKeith BrownerTB
TEClarence KayDENILBEugene LockhartDAL
CJim SweeneyNYJILBGary ReasonsNYG
GBrian BladosCINCBFrank MinnifieldCLE
GRon SoltINDCBKevin RossKC
TRon HellerTBSTom FlynnGB
TDean SteinkuhlerHOUSDon RogersCLE

1985
OffenseDefenseSpecial Teams
QBDieter BrockLARamDERay ChildressHOUPKKevin ButlerCHI
RBGary AndersonSDDEGarin VerisNEPDale HatcherLARam
RBKevin MackCLEDTTim NewtonMIN
WREddie BrownCINOLBDuane BickettIND
WRJerry RiceSFOLBChris DolemanMIN
TEMark BavaroNYGILBJack Del RioNO
CBart OatesNYGILBBrian NobleGB
GBill FralicATLCBDerrick BurroughsBUF
GTom ThayerCHICBJohn HendySD
TLomas BrownDETSRaphel CherryWAS
TJim LacheySDSLonnie YoungSTL

1986
OffenseDefenseSpecial Teams
QBJim EverettLARamDELeslie O'NealSDPKJohn LeeSTL
RBRueben MayesNODEBrent WilliamsNEPJohn TeltschikPHI
RBJohn WilliamsSEADTTony CasillasATL
WRBill BrooksINDDTReggie SingletaryPHI
WRErnest GivinsHOUOLBTim CofieldKC
TEGreg BatyNEOLBCharles HaleySF
CMatt DarwinPHIILBDino HackettKC
GTim NewberryLARamILBJohn OfferdahlMIA
GWill WolfordBUFCBDon GriffinSF
TBrian JozwiakKCCBTim McKyerSF
TJ.D. MaarleveldTBSDavid FulcherCIN
SDevon MitchellDET

1987
OffenseDefenseSpecial Teams
QBVinny TestaverdeTBDEJohn BosaMIAPKJeff JaegerCLE
RBChristian OkoyeKCDEShawn KnightNOPRuben RodriguezSEA
RBTroy StradfordMIADTJerry BallDET
WRRicky NattielDENDTJerome BrownPHI
WRFrankie NealGBOLBCornelius BennettBUF
TERobert AwaltSTLOLBAlex GordonNYJ
CnonePHIILBBrian BosworthSEA
GTodd PeatSTLILBShane ConlanBUF
GSteve TrapiloNOCBDelton HallPIT
TBruce ArmstrongNECBNate OdomesBUF
THarris BartonSFSGene AtkinsNO
SThomas EverettPIT

1988
OffenseDefenseSpecial Teams
QBChris ChandlerINDDEMichael Dean PerryCLEPKChip LohmillerWAS
RBJohn StephensNEDEDaniel StubbsSFPJeff FeaglesNE
RBIckey WoodsCINDTTim GoadNE
WRBrian BladesSEADTPierce HoltSF
WRTim BrownLARaidOLBAundray BruceATL
TEKeith JacksonPHIOLBO'Brien Alston
Bill Romanoski
IND
SF
CnonePHIILBSidney ColemanTB
GRandall McDanielMINILBChris SpielmanDET
GEric MooreNYGCBEric AllenPHI
TJumbo ElliottNYGCBJames HastyNYJ
TPaul GruberTBSBennie BladesDET
SErik McMillanNYJ

1989
OffenseDefenseSpecial Teams
QBTroy AikmanDALDETrace ArmstrongCHIPKChris JackeGB
RBBarry SandersDETDEBurt GrossmanSDPChris MohrTB
RBBobby HumphreyDENDTBill HawkinsLARam
WRShawn CollinsATLDTTracy RockerWAS
WRAndre RisonINDOLBJeff LagemanNYJ
TETravis McNealSEAOLBDerrick ThomasKC
CCourtney HallSDILBJerry OlsavskyPIT
GSteve WisniewskiLARaidCBRobert MasseyNO
GJoe WolfPHOCBDeion SandersATL
TKevin HaverdinkNOSSteve AtwaterDEN
TAndy HeckSEASCarnell LakeDET

Many thanks to John Turney of the Professional Football Researchers Association for his assistance in completing the PFWA’s award history.

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