PFWA 2022 All-NFL, All-AFC and All-NFC teams announced

Eight repeat selections and 12 first-time selections are part of the 2022 All-NFL team, chosen in voting conducted by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA).

The Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers each placed a league-high four players on the All-NFL team, while the Cleveland Browns and Philadelphia Eagles each had three players honored.

Browns guard Joel Bitonio, 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa, Browns running back Nick Chubb, Browns defensive end Myles Garrett, Eagles center Jason Kelce, Dallas Cowboys guard Zack Martin, Cowboys outside linebacker Micah Parsons and 49ers offensive tackle Trent Williams all repeated from the PFWA’s 2021 All-NFL squad.

Bitonio and Garrett were named All-NFL for the third straight season (2020-22), the longest current streak among active players. Bosa, Chubb, Jason Kelce, Martin, Parsons and Williams were all selected for the second straight season.

Martin made the All-NFL team for the sixth time overall (2015-18, 2021-22), while Jason Kelce is a five-time All-NFL selection (2017-19, 2021-22), Travis Kelce is a four-time All-NFL choice (2016, 2018, 2020, 2022) and Bitonio (2020-22), Pittsburgh Steelers’ safety Minkah Fitzpatrick (2019, 2020 and 2022) and Garrett (2020-22) are three-time All-NFL selections.

A total of 12 players, including one rookie, are first-time All-NFL honorees. For the second straight year, a rookie was selected All-NFL as New York Jets cornerback Ahmad “Sauce” Gardner was honored by the PFWA.

The Cowboys, Las Vegas Raiders and the New York Jets have two players each on the All-NFL team. In all, 14 clubs are represented among the 27 players honored by the PFWA.

The All-NFL offense includes Mahomes at quarterback (second selection; 2018), Chubb (second selection) and Las Vegas’ Josh Jacobs (first selection) at running back, the Miami Dolphins’ Tyreek Hill (second selection – 1996 at punt returner) and the Minnesota Vikings’ Justin Jefferson (first selection) at wide receiver, Travis Kelce at tight end, Jason Kelce at center, Bitonio and Martin at guard and Philadelphia’s Lane Johnson (second selection; 2017) and Williams (second selection) at tackle.

The All-NFL defense includes Bosa (second selection) and Garrett at defensive end, Kansas City’s Chris Jones (first selection) and the New York Jets’ Quinnen Williams (first selection) at defensive tackle, Parsons (second selection) and Philadelphia’s Haason Reddick (first selection) at outside linebacker, San Francisco’s Fred Warner (second selection; 2020) at middle linebacker, Gardner and the Denver Broncos’ Patrick Surtain II (first selection) at cornerback and Fitzpatrick and San Francisco’s Talanoa Hufanga (first selection) at safety.

The All-NFL special teams group are all first-time selections – Las Vegas’ Daniel Carlson at placekicker, Kansas City’s Tommy Townsend at punter, the Green Bay Packers’ Keisean Nixon at kickoff returner, the New England Patriots’ Marcus Jones at punt returner and the Washington Commanders’ Jeremy Reaves as the special teamer.

The PFWA also announced the 2022 All-AFC and All-NFC teams. Kansas City led the AFC with six selections, while Las Vegas placed four on the squad. Philadelphia led all NFC clubs with eight selections, while San Francisco had six NFC honorees.

The PFWA has selected an All-NFL team since 1966, and All-AFC and All-NFC teams since 1992.

2022 PFWA ALL-NFL TEAM
Offense
QB – Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs
RB – Nick Chubb, Cleveland Browns*; Josh Jacobs, Las Vegas Raiders
WR – Tyreek Hill, Miami Dolphins; Justin Jefferson, Minnesota Vikings
TE – Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs
C – Jason Kelce, Philadelphia Eagles*
G – Joel Bitonio, Cleveland Browns#; Zack Martin, Dallas Cowboys*
T – Lane Johnson, Philadelphia Eagles; Trent Williams, San Francisco 49ers*
Defense
DE – Nick Bosa, San Francisco 49ers*; Myles Garrett, Cleveland Browns#
DT – Chris Jones, Kansas City Chiefs; Quinnen Williams, New York Jets
OLB – Micah Parsons, Dallas Cowboys*; Haason Reddick, Philadelphia Eagles
MLB – Fred Warner, San Francisco 49ers
CB – Ahmad “Sauce” Gardner, New York Jets (r); Patrick Surtain II, Denver Broncos
S – Minkah Fitzpatrick, Pittsburgh Steelers; Talanoa Hufanga, San Francisco 49ers
Special Teams
PK – Daniel Carlson, Las Vegas Raiders
P – Tommy Townsend, Kansas City Chiefs
KR – Keisean Nixon, Green Bay Packers
PR – Marcus Jones, New England Patriots
ST – Jeremy Reaves, Washington Commanders

(r) – rookie
* – repeat selection from 2021
# – consecutive selections from 2020-22

2022 PFWA ALL-AFC TEAM
Offense
QB – Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs
RB – Nick Chubb, Cleveland Browns&; Josh Jacobs, Las Vegas Raiders
WR – Davante Adams, Las Vegas Raiders; Tyreek Hill, Miami Dolphins#
TE – Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs
C – Creed Humphrey, Kansas City Chiefs*
G – Joel Bitonio, Cleveland Browns#; Joe Thuney, Kansas City Chiefs
T – Terron Armstead, Miami Dolphins; Laremy Tunsil, Houston Texans
Defense
DE – Maxx Crosby, Las Vegas Raiders*; Myles Garrett, Cleveland Browns#
DT – Chris Jones, Kansas City Chiefs#; Quinnen Williams, New York Jets
OLB – Matthew Judon, New England Patriots*; Alex Highsmith, Pittsburgh Steelers/Matt Milano, Buffalo Bills (tie)
MLB – Roquan Smith, Baltimore Ravens
CB – Ahmad “Sauce” Gardner, New York Jets (r); Patrick Surtain II, Denver Broncos
S – Minkah Fitzpatrick, Pittsburgh Steelers; Derwin James, Los Angeles Chargers
Special Teams
PK – Daniel Carlson, Las Vegas Raiders
P – Tommy Townsend, Kansas City Chiefs
KR – Nyheim Hines, Buffalo Bills
PR – Marcus Jones, New England Patriots
ST – Justin Hardee, New York Jets

(r) – rookie
* – repeat selection from 2021
# – consecutive selections from 2020-22
& – consecutive selections from 2019-22

2022 PFWA ALL-NFC TEAM
Offense
QB – Jalen Hurts, Philadelphia Eagles
RB – Saquon Barkley, New York Giants; Christian McCaffrey, San Francisco 49ers
WR – A.J. Brown, Philadelphia Eagles; Justin Jefferson, Minnesota Vikings
TE – George Kittle, San Francisco 49ers*
C – Jason Kelce, Philadelphia Eagles*
G – Chris Lindstrom, Atlanta Falcons; Zack Martin, Dallas Cowboys*
T – Lane Johnson, Philadelphia Eagles; Trent Williams, San Francisco 49ers#
Defense
DE – Nick Bosa, San Francisco 49ers*; Brian Burns, Carolina Panthers
DT – Dexter Lawrence, New York Giants; Javon Hargrave, Philadelphia Eagles/Daron Payne, Washington Commanders (tie)
OLB – Micah Parsons, Dallas Cowboys*; Haason Reddick, Philadelphia Eagles
MLB – Fred Warner, San Francisco 49ers
CB – Jaire Alexander, Green Bay Packers; Darius Slay, Philadelphia Eagles
S – C.J. Gardner-Johnson, Philadelphia Eagles; Talanoa Hufanga, San Francisco 49ers
Special Teams
PK – Jason Myers, Seattle Seahawks
P – Johnny Hekker, Carolina Panthers
KR – Keisean Nixon, Green Bay Packers
PR – Kalif Raymond, Detroit Lions
ST – Jeremy Reaves, Washington Commanders

(r) – rookie
* – repeat selection from 2021
# – consecutive selections from 2020-22

, , , , ,

© 2013-2024 Pro Football Writers of America.
All Rights Reserved.

Designed by Chris Pika