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J.J. Watt, Adrian Peterson are unanimous All-Pros

Minnesota Vikings v Houston Texans

HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 23: J.J. Watt #99 of the Houston Texans greets Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings after the Vikings defeated the Houston Texans 23-6 at Reliant Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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Texans defensive end J.J. Watt and Vikings running back Adrian Peterson were the only unanimous selections on this season’s Associated Press All-Pro team.

The Associated Press revealed today that its panel of 50 voters all chose Watt and Peterson, making them the only players to be named on every All-Pro ballot. Two other players, Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly and Steelers receiver Antonio Brown, were named on 49 of 50 ballots.

Few players are ever chosen as unanimous All-Pros, but it’s becoming old hat for Watt and Peterson: They were also the only unanimous selections for the 2012 season.

Although it’s only his fifth NFL season, this is actually Watt’s third time as a unanimous pick. Last year Watt and Rob Gronkowski were the only two unanimous picks.

In Watt and Peterson, we’re witnessing a couple of future Hall of Famers who are unequivocally among the best players at their positions.