Bengals land two on All-Pro second team

Cincinnati Bengals outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict (55) and wide receiver A.J. Green were honored by the AP Friday.  

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The AFC North champion Cincinnati Bengals placed two players on the Associated Press All-Pro second team — wide receiver A.J. Green and linebacker Vontaze Burfict.

Green was joined by Denver’s Demaryius Thomas and Antonio Brown of Pittsburgh on the second team while Cleveland’s Josh Gordon and Calvin Johnson of Detroit were first-team selections.

Joining Burfict at inside linebacker on the second team was Karlos Dansby of Arizona.

Cincinnati native Luke Kuechly made the first team as a linebacker for the Carolina Panthers along with NaVorro Bowman of San Francisco.

Burfict led the NFL with 171 tackles while Kuechly finished fourth (156) and Bowman was fifth (145).

Green was fifth in the league with 1,426 receiving yards.