Yanda named first-team All Pro for second straight year

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Having already been named to his fifth consecutive Pro Bowl, Ravens right guard Marshal Yanda was selected a first-team All-Pro for the second straight year on Friday.
The Associated Press voted Yanda as the only Ravens player to be a first-team All-Pro while punter Sam Koch was a second-team selection behind Johnny Hekker of St. Louis. According to Pro Football Reference, Yanda is only the sixth Ravens player to be named a first-team All-Pro more than once, joining Ray Lewis (seven times), Ed Reed (five), Jonathan Ogden (four), Haloti Ngata (twice), and Vonta Leach (twice).
Unlike the Pro Bowl, the All-Pro team consists of only one player for each position.
The 31-year-old Yanda continues building an impressive résumé as one of the best players in franchise history and was voted the 2015 team MVP by the local media last month. He was a second-team All-Pro selection in 2011 and 2012.
The 2007 third-round pick signed a four-year contract extension in October.
Yanda and Koch were the only Ravens players named to the Pro Bowl this past season.