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NFL's All-Decade Team of the 2010s - Offense

NFL's All-Decade Team of the 2010s - Offense

04/06/2020
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The National Football League's All-Decade Teams have been determined by the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Selection Committee.
 

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The 55-member team is the result of votes cast over the last several weeks by the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s 48-member selection committee. Only players who received at least one selection to a Pro Bowl, Associated Press All-Pro team or Pro Football Writers Association all-conference team during the 2010-19 seasons were eligible.

Eight unanimous selections – quarterback TOM BRADY, defensive tackle AARON DONALD, linebacker VON MILLER, running back ADRIAN PETERSON, offensive tackle JOE THOMAS, kicker JUSTIN TUCKER, defensive end J.J. WATT and guard MARSHAL YANDA – appear among the 53 players.

NFL’S ALL-DECADE TEAM OF THE 2010s
 
OFFENSE | DEFENSE | SPECIAL TEAMS/COACHES

(Years listed through the 2019 NFL season)

 

 

Quarterbacks

 

*TOM BRADY
College: Michigan
Pro Career: 2010-19 New England Patriots
Brady, a sixth-round draft pick taken as the 199th selection in 2000, led the Patriots to 10 AFC Division East Division titles, five AFC Championships, and three Super Bowl victories. He threw for 43,727 yards, 316 TDs, and just 80 INTs during the decade.      

 

AARON RODGERS
College:  Butte JC (CA), California 
Pro Career: 2010-19 Green Bay Packers

Rodgers is the fifth Packers quarterback to earn All-Decade Honors. He garnered seven Pro Bowls and three All-Pro teams. He threw for 38,145 yards, 305 TDs and 63 INTs.


Running Backs

 

FRANK GORE
College: Miami (FL)
Pro Career: 2010-14 San Francisco 49ers, 2015-17 Indianapolis Colts, 2018 Miami Dolphins, 2019 Buffalo Bills

Gore is the NFL’s third overall leader in career rushing yards. During the Decade he carried the ball 2,380 times for 9,786 yards and 47 TDs. He also had 244 receptions for 2,065 yards and 11 TDs.

 

MARSHAWN LYNCH
College: California
Pro Career: 2010 Buffalo Bills, 2010-15, 2019 Seattle Seahawks, 2017-18 Oakland Raiders

Lynch powered his way for several teams during the decade. He had an amazing 2,005 carries for 8,549 yards and 74 TDs. A two-time All-Pro during the decade, he also had 216 receptions for 1,696 yards and 8 TDs.

 

LeSEAN McCOY
College: Pittsburgh
Pro Career: 2010-14 Philadelphia Eagles, 2015-2018 Buffalo Bills, 2019 Kansas City Chiefs

McCoy was a dual-threat back for several teams during the Decade. He ran the ball 2,292 times for 10,434 yards (the most in the Decade) and 69 TDs and led the league in rushing in 2013 with 1,607 yards. He also had 463 receptions for 3,489 yards 16 TDs.

 

*ADRIAN PETERSON
College: Oklahoma
Pro Career: 2010-16 Minnesota Vikings, 2017 Arizona Cardinals, 2017 New Orleans Saints, 2018-19 Washington Redskins

Peterson’s combination of power and speed allowed him to lead the league in rushing twice in the decade. In 2012 he ran for 2,097 yards, just the seventh player in the NFL history to achieve that feat. He finished the decade with 10,261 yards on 2,277 carries and 73 TDs.

 

Wide Receivers   

 

ANTONIO BROWN
College: Central Michigan
Pro Career: 2010-18 Pittsburgh Steelers, 2019 New England Patriots

Brown, a sixth-round draft pick, soon became one the league’s most feared receivers. He had six 100-catch seasons (tying an NFL record) and finished the decade with 841 catches for 11,263 and 75 TDs.

 

LARRY FITZGERALD
College: Pittsburgh
Pro Career: 2010-19 Arizona Cardinals

Fitzgerald was a five-time All-Pro and 7-time Pro Bowl selection during the decade. His three 100-catch seasons allowed him to compile a total of  855 catches for 10,016 yards and 61 TDs.

 

CALVIN JOHNSON
College: Georgia Tech
Pro Career: 2010-15 Detroit Lions

Although Johnson played just six years in the decade, he compiled massive numbers. In 2012 he set the NFL record for receiving yards in a season with 1,964.

With six Pro Bowl and four All-Pros, he totaled 538 catches for 8548 yards and 62 TDs.

 

JULIO JONES
College: Alabama
Pro Career: 2011-19 Atlanta Falcons

Jones was tied for first amongst receivers with seven Pro Bowls and five All-Pro selections during the decade. In 2015, his 1,871 yards were second most in NFL history. In all he had 797 receptions for 12,125 yards and 57 TDs.

 

Tight Ends

 

ROB GRONKOWSKI
College: Arizona
Pro Career: 2010-18 New England Patriots

Gronkowski’s size, speed, and hands created nightmares for opposing defenses. A five-time Pro Bowl choice and four-time All-Pro, in 2011 he set a new single-season TD mark for tight ends with 17. In all he had 521 receptions for 7,861 yards and 79 TDs.

 

TRAVIS KELCE
College: Cincinnati
Pro Career: 2013-19 Kansas City Chiefs

Kelce played seven years during the decade but was selected to five Pro Bowls and four All-Pro selections. He had four seasons of at least 85 receptions and one with more than 100 (103 in 2018). He logged 507 receptions for 6,465 yards and 37 TDs during the decade.

 

Tackles

JASON PETERS 
College: Arkansas 
Pro Career: 2010-19 Philadelphia Eagles

A huge player (6-4, 328), Peters was the anchor of the Eagles offensive line for the entire decade. He helped pave the way for LeSean McCoy to lead the NFL in rushing in 2013. Earned seven Pro Bowl nods and six All-Pro nods during the timespan.

 

TYRON SMITH  
College: Southern California 
Pro Career: 2011-19 Dallas Cowboys

Immediately took over as starting right tackle as a rookie. Helped pave the way for the NFL’s rushing leader (DeMarco Murray - 1,845 in 2014). Had a total of seven Pro Bowl choices and for All-Pro nods during the decade.

 

JOE STALEY     
College: Central Michigan 
Pro Career: 2010-19 San Francisco 49ers

Was the anchor of a 49ers offensive line that made two Super Bowl appearances. Scored TD on a fumble recovery in 2008 and had three receptions for 26 yards during the decade. He had six Pro Bowl selections and three All-Pro choices.

 

*JOE THOMAS    
College: Wisconsin 
Pro Career: 2010-17 Cleveland Browns

One of the best tackles in NFL history. Never missed a snap until an injury ended his career in 2017. Earned seven straight Pro Bowl selections and six All-Pro nods during the decade.

 

Guards

 

JAHRI EVANS   
College: Bloomsburg 
Pro Career: 2010-16 New Orleans Saints, 2017 Green Bay Packers

Helped the Saints finish in the top six in the league from 2010-16), including No. 1 rankings in 2011, 2014, 2016. Earned five Pro Bowl and three All-Pro selections during the decade.

 

LOGAN MANKINS        
College: Fresno St. 
Pro Career: 2010-13 New England Patriots, 2014-2015 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Was a member of teams that won four AFC East championships (2010-13) and one AFC championship (2011).  Helped Patriots lead the league in scoring in 2010 and 2012. Earned five Pro Bowls and four All-Pro nods.

 

ZACK MARTIN    
College: Notre Dame 
Pro Career: 2014-2019 Dallas Cowboys

Martin was a key part of a Cowboys line that paved the way for Ezekiel Elliott to lead the league in rushing in 2014. Started every game but two which he missed due to injury. Earned Pro Bowl nod every year of his career.

 

*MARSHAL YANDA
College: Iowa
Pro Career: 2010-19 Baltimore Ravens

In 2014, started in 15 games at RG and one at RT for an offense that established franchise single-season records in yards (5,838) and points scored (409). Earned eight Pro Bowl nods and was a seven-time Pro Bowl choice.

 

Centers

 

ALEX MACK
College: California
Pro Career: 2010-15 Cleveland Browns, 2016-19 Atlanta Falcons

Started every game that he played. blocked for an offense that set a Falcons record with 571 total yards against Carolina in 2016 and allowed Matt Ryan to become just the 19th player to throw for 500 yards in a game. Six Pro Bowls and three All-Pro nods.

 

MAURKICE POUNCEY

College: Florida
Pro Career: 2010-19 Pittsburgh Steelers

Became the first center in NFL history to be selected to the Pro Bowl in each of his first three seasons. Voted an offensive team captain by his teammates twice (2013 and 2018). Earned eight total Pro Bowls and was an All-Pro selection five times.

 

Flex

 

DARREN SPROLES

College: Kansas St.
Pro Career: 2010 San Diego Chargers, 2011-13 New Orleans Saints, 2014-19 Philadelphia Eagles.

Sproles was a “do-anything” back. is the only player in NFL history to record 30 receiving TDs (30), 20 rushing TDs (22), 1 kickoff return TD (2) and 1 punt return TD (7).

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