1961 All-Pro Team

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The Associated Press (AP),[1] United Press International (UPI),[2] Pro Football Illustrated (PFI),[3] New York Daily News (NYDN), Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA), and Sporting News (SN) were among selectors of All-Pros for the 1961 National Football League season.

Offensive selections[edit]

Quarterbacks[edit]

Halfbacks[edit]

Fullbacks[edit]

  • Jim Brown, Cleveland Browns (AP, NEA, NYDN, UPI)
  • Jim Taylor, Green Bay Packers (NEA, PFI, NYDN-2, UPI-2)

Flankers[edit]

Ends[edit]

Tackles[edit]

Guards[edit]

Centers[edit]

Defensive selections[edit]

Defensive ends[edit]

Defensive tackles[edit]

Linebackers[edit]

Defensive backs[edit]

Special teams selections[edit]

Kickers[edit]

Punters[edit]

Return specialists[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Packers, Giants Dominate All-Stars". The Nevada Daily Mail. Associated Press. December 20, 1961. p. 8. Retrieved December 15, 2016.
  2. ^ "Moore on UPI NFL Team; Thurston Top Vote-Getter". Reading Eagle. United Press International. December 26, 1961. p. 17. Retrieved December 15, 2016.
  3. ^ Ted Elbert (January 12, 1962). "PFI Selects its "Illustrious Elevens": Packers Place Ten Members on 22-Man Squad; Lombardi, Ditka, Jordan Hornung Honored Single". Pro Football Illustrated. pp. 1, 4.(based on a poll of "sportswriters and radio-TV broadcasters who were assigned to covering one of the 14 league teams or assigned to a different NFL game each week")

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