The Associated Press NFL All-Pro teams were announced Friday, and three Ravens players were named to the first team: outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, defensive tackle Haloti Ngata and fullback Vonta Leach.
Suggs led the Ravens with 14 sacks in 2011, and his seven forced fumbles are a Ravens single-season record.
Ngata had a career-high 64 tackles, recorded five sacks and forced two fumbles during the regular season.
Leach paved the way for Ray Rice, who set career highs in rushing yards (1,364) and rushing touchdowns (12).
Rice, offensive guard Mashal Yanda and free safety Ed Reed were named to the AP’s All-Pro second team.
Here are the full first and second teams, which are selected by a national panel of 50 media members:
Quarterback: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay.
Fullback: Vonta Leach, Baltimore.
Tight End: Rob Gronkowski, New England.
Center: Maurkice Pouncey, Pittsburgh.
Placekicker: David Akers, San Francisco.
Kick Returner: Patrick Peterson, Arizona.
Tackles: Haloti Ngata, Baltimore; Justin Smith, San Francisco.
Outside Linebackers: Terrell Suggs, Baltimore; DeMarcus Ware, Dallas.
Punter: Andy Lee, San Francisco.
Quarterback: Drew Brees, New Orleans.
Running Backs: Ray Rice, Baltimore; Arian Foster, Houston.
Fullback: John Kuhn, Green Bay.
Tight End: Jimmy Graham, New Orleans.
Placekicker: Sebastian Janikowski, Oakland.
Kick Returner: Devin Hester, Chicago.
Ends: Justin Smith, San Francisco; Jason Babin, Philadelphia.
Safeties: Ed Reed, Baltimore; Earl Thomas, Seattle.
Punter: Shane Lechler, Oakland.