Antrel Rolle named second team All-Pro

Antrel Rolle felt he got "screwed" out of the Pro Bowl this year, but he did earn a different honor. He was named a second team "All Pro."

The Giants’ 31-year-old safety was one of six safeties named to the second team of the Associated Press All-Pro team, which is voted on by a panel of 50 members of the national media. Rolle had a terrific season with career highs in sacks (two) and interceptions (six) and was one of the best players on a Giants defense that finished ranked eighth in the league.

Rolle was furious last month when he wasn’t one of six safeties – three strong safeties – selected to the Pro Bowl, especially since he was third in the fan balloting at his position. He was a second alternate, but he was beaten out for a guaranteed trip to Hawaii by Kansas City’s Eric Berry, Seattle’s Kam Chancellor and Pittsburgh’s Troy Polamalu.

The All-Pro team didn’t make a distinction between free and strong safeties. The two first-team All-Pro safeties were Berry and Seattle’s Earl Thomas, who made the Pro Bowl as a free safety. Rolle was joined on the second team by Chancellor and two other Pro Bowlers – Buffalo’s Jarius Byrd and San Diego’s Eric Weddle, who both will go as free safeties. The other second-team All-Pro safeties were Cleveland’s T.J. Ward and New Enland’s Devin McCourty.

Polamalu did not make the All-Pro team.

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