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Josh Sitton, Eddie Lacy named second-team All-Pro

Posted Jan 3, 2014

Associated Press honors two Packers -- one who made a position switch, and another who's a rookie


Packers guard Josh Sitton and rookie running back Eddie Lacy were named second-team All-Pro by The Associated Press on Friday.

"I think it’s well-deserved," Head Coach Mike McCarthy said on Friday after the Packers' final practice in preparation for Sunday's wild-card playoff vs. San Francisco. "Very happy, very proud of both. They’ve been staples throughout the year.

"Josh, I felt that he clearly had his best year as a pro. He went to the Pro Bowl last year, and I think he’s clearly one of the best guards in the league. Eddie Lacy, what an impact he’s made for our football team, especially as a rookie."

The honor is a first for the six-year veteran Sitton, who switched this year from right guard to left guard during offseason training and still played at a very high level.

"I guess it's my natural position," Sitton quipped. "At first, I was a little skeptical for a while. It took really a few games into the season to get used to playing over there. We started back in April or May or whatever it as, but it’s definitely worked out, and props to the coaches for making the switch."

Lacy broke a 42-year-old franchise rookie record by rushing for 1,178 yards, topping John Brockington's 1,105 yards in 1971. Lacy's 11 rushing TDs also set a Packers rookie record.

The recognition puts Lacy in good position to potentially win the league's Offensive Rookie of the Year award, which is also voted on by AP.

"I never thought I’d be in something like that, but I’m very excited for the achievement, and I just hope I can keep playing and continue to get better," Lacy said.

As natives of the South -- Sitton is from Florida and played in college at Central Florida, while Lacy is from Louisiana and played at Alabama -- both players were asked what it will be like to play Sunday's playoff game in the sub-zero temperatures that are forecast.

"I've played in a few cold ones, but nothing like this," Sitton said. "Once you get to a certain temperature, it's tough for anybody to get used to it. It's going to definitely challenge our toughness."

Sitton said he hadn't decided for sure whether to wear sleeves under his jersey, but he said he'd definitely be inclined to protect his skin if the temps are at dangerous levels. Lacy said he won't wear sleeves so that he has a better grip on the ball to avoid fumbling, which he hasn't done since his debut in Week 1 at San Francisco.

"I don't think it's anything you can prepare for," Lacy said of the cold. "It's more mind over matter. That's the approach I'm going to take."

Additional coverage - Jan. 3

2013 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-PRO TEAM

First team
QB: Peyton Manning, Broncos
RB: LeSean McCoy, Eagles; Jamaal Charles, Chiefs
FB: Mike Tolbert, Panthers
TE: Jimmy Graham, Saints
WR: Calvin Johnson, Lions; Josh Gordon, Browns
T: Joe Thomas, Browns; Jason Peters, Eagles
G: Louis Vasquez, Broncos; Evan Mathis, Eagles
C: Ryan Kalil, Panthers

DE: J.J. Watt, Texans; Robert Quinn, Rams
DT: Gerald McCoy, Buccaneers; Ndamukong Suh, Lions
OLB: Robert Mathis, Colts; Lavonte David, Buccaneers
ILB: Luke Kuechly, Panthers; NaVorro Bowman, 49ers
CB: Richard Sherman, Seahawks; Patrick Peterson, Cardinals
S: Earl Thomas, Seattle; Eric Berry, Chiefs

K: Justin Tucker, Ravens
P: Johnny Hekker, Rams
KR: Cordarelle Patterson, Vikings

Second team
QB: No selection
RB: Adrian Peterson, Vikings; Eddie Lacy, Packers
FB: Marcel Reece, Raiders
TE: Vernon Davis, 49ers
WR: A.J. Green, Bengals; Demaryius Thomas, Broncos; Antonio Brown, Steelers
T: Tyron Smith, Cowboys; Joe Staley, 49ers
G: Jahri Evans, Saints; Logan Mankins, Patriots; Josh Sitton, Packers
C: Alex Mack, Browns

DE: Mario Williams, Bills; Greg Hardy, Panthers
DT: Dontari Poe, Chiefs; Muhammad Wilkerson, Jets; Jurrell Casey, Titans; Justin Smith, 49ers
OLB: Tamba Hali, Chiefs; Ahmad Brooks, 49ers
ILB: Vontaze Burfict, Bengals; Karlos Dansby, Cardinals
CB: Aqib Talib, Patriots; Joe Haden, Browns; Alterraun Verner, Titans
S: Eric Weddle, Chargers; Kam Chancellor, Seahawks; Jairus Byrd, Bills; T.J. Ward, Browns; Devin McCourty, Patriots; Antrel Rolle, Giants

K: Matt Prater, Broncos
P: Brandon Fields, Dolphins
KR: Dexter McCluster, Chiefs

 
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