Pouncey, Brown make NFL’s All-Decade team

Pouncey, Brown make NFL’s All-Decade team

PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 30: Maurkice Pouncey #53 of the Pittsburgh Steelers warms up before his game against the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field on December 30, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Karl Walter/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH — Last month, I showed you all my ballot for the NFL's All-Decade Team for the 2010s. Monday, the results of the vote were released by the NFL.

The Steelers were represented by two players, center Maurkice Pouncey and wide receiver Antonio Brown.

A total of 53 players were selected by the Hall of Fame's selection committee. To be eligible, a player had to have had been selected to the Associated Press All-Pro team, Pro Football Writers of America all-conference team or the Pro Bowl at least one time at some point during the decade.

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Pouncey, a first-round pick of the Steelers in 2010, was selected to the Pro Bowl in his first three seasons, the first center in NFL history to achieve that honor. He has been selected to the Pro Bowl eight times and named All-Pro on five occasions.

Brown, a sixth-round draft pick in 2010, was traded to the Raiders after the 2018 season. He finished his Steelers career second in team history in receptions (837), receiving yards (11,207) and touchdowns (74), behind only Hines Ward in each. Brown was selected to the Pro Bowl seven times and was a five-time All-Pro selection in the decade. Brown twice led the NFL in both receptions and receiving yards.

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