Four Chiefs earn All-NFL team from Pro Football Writers

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs and Dallas Cowboys led the way with four selections each to the All-NFL Team as selected by the Pro Football Writers of America.

Aug. 21, 2015; Kansas City, MO: Chiefs safety Eric Berry (29) in action during a preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks. (Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal)

Aug. 21, 2015; Kansas City, MO: Chiefs safety Eric Berry (29) in action during a preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks. (Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal)

Safety Eric Berry earned All-NFL honors from the voters for the second-consecutive season. Cornerback Marcus Peters, tight Travis Kelce and punt returner Tyreek Hill each earned their first selections.

All four players also appeared on the organizations All-AFC team. Peters earned conference recognition for the second straight year. The group named Hill as both the kick and punt returner for the All-AFC team.

Former Chief Rodney Hudson, now with the Oakland Raiders, earned All-AFC honors at center.

The PFWA announced the All-NFL and all-conference teams Monday. The group announces rookie of the year and all-rookie teams on Tuesday, followed by the most valuable player and offensive and defensive player of the year awards Wednesday. The coach, executive and assistant coach of the year awards are announced Thursday, followed by the comeback and most improved players of the year Friday.

The Chiefs have several candidates for multiple honors from the writers group.

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Matt Derrick is the lead beat writer for ChiefsDigest.com. Use the contact page to reach him or find him on Twitter: @MattDerrick.

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