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Adrian Peterson Vikings' Lone All-Pro Representative

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The Associated Press just announced their All-Pro teams for the 2015 NFL season and, just like what happened with the Pro Bowl, one member of the Minnesota Vikings made the squad and a whole lot of them were overlooked.

In what comes as no surprise, running back Adrian Peterson is the lone member of the NFC North champions to make the list of All-Pros for this year. In a slightly larger surprise, Peterson was a unanimous selection, one of three players to be named on all 50 ballots. The others were Houston defensive end J.J. Watt and Oakland defensive end/linebacker Khalil Mack. Mack made history by being the only player named as an All-Pro at two different positions in the same year.

Peterson was the NFL's leading rusher for the third time in his career, tallying 1,485 yards and playing all 16 games for the Vikings this season.

Once again, three members of the Vikings that had very strong seasons. . .safety Harrison Smith, linebacker Anthony Barr, and defensive tackle Linval Joseph. . .were all overlooked for the All-Pro team, just as they were for the Pro Bowl.

It is worth noting, however, that Peterson's selection gives the Vikings one more All-Pro in 2015 than the other three teams in the NFC North. Combined.

We'll see if any members of the Vikings make the AP's Second Team All-Pro list when they get released. In the meantime, here is the full AP All-Pro team.

Player Position Team
Adrian Peterson RB Minnesota Vikings
Khalil Mack DE/LB Oakland Raiders
J.J. Watt DE Houston Texans
Cam Newton QB Carolina Panthers
Mike Tolbert FB Carolina Panthers
Luke Kuechly LB Carolina Panthers
Ryan Kalil C Carolina Panthers
Thomas Davis LB Carolina Panthers
Josh Norman CB Carolina Panthers
Antonio Brown WR Pittsburgh Steelers
David DeCastro G Pittsburgh Steelers
Rob Gronkowski TE New England Patriots
Stephen Gostkowski K New England Patriots
Geno Atkins DT Cincinnati Bengals
Andrew Whitworth OT Cincinnati Bengals
Patrick Peterson CB Arizona Cardinals
Tyrann Mathieu CB Arizona Cardinals
Aaron Donald DT St. Louis Rams
Johnny Hekker P St. Louis Rams
Tyler Lockett KR Seattle Seahawks
Doug Martin RB Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Julio Jones WR Atlanta Falcons
Joe Thomas OT Cleveland Browns
Marshal Yanda G Baltimore Ravens
Von Miller LB Denver Broncos
NaVorro Bowman LB San Francisco 49ers
Eric Berry S Kansas City Chiefs