PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Four total Steelers earned AP All-Pro Honors in 2019.
The All-Pro teams were announced Friday and featured three Steelers starters on defense and one on special teams.READ MORE: UPMC Hosting Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Across The Area This Weekend
“All-Pros in Black & Gold.”
All-Pros in Black & Gold.
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) January 3, 2020
Linebacker T.J. Watt, defensive lineman Cam Heyward and safety Minkah Fitzpatrick were named to the First Team, while Rookie Diontae Johnson was named to the Second Team as a punt returner.
“AP First Team All-Pro:”
AP First Team All-Pro: pic.twitter.com/CIs9Wzc3Sj
— James Palmer (@JamesPalmerTV) January 3, 2020READ MORE: Kennywood's 'Choose The Color' Contest For The Phantom's Revenge Winner Revealed
“AP Second Team All-Pro:”
AP Second Team All-Pro: pic.twitter.com/EA8djkg1KJ
— James Palmer (@JamesPalmerTV) January 3, 2020
Watt was named to both teams in an interesting move, he is marked as an edge rusher on the first team and a linebacker on the second team.
“TJ Watt is awesome and deserves the recognition, but he made the first AND second All Pro teams… at different positions. 🤦🏻♂️”
TJ Watt is awesome and deserves the recognition, but he made the first AND second All Pro teams… at different positions. 🤦🏻♂️ pic.twitter.com/N8Kiq2KqjW
— Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) January 3, 2020MORE NEWS: Millvale Police Looking For Two Suspects Accused Of Stealing No Parking Signs And Flags