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2008 Red Zone League

All-Pro Selection Show

2008 RZL All-


Pro Selection
Quarterback…
Ben Roethlisberger
Pittsburgh Steelers

2008 Season Statistics


108.5 Quarterback Rating
4346 Passing Yards
44 Touchdowns
11 Interceptions
Broke Peyton Manning’s 2006 Touchdown
record by throwing 44 Touchdowns in 2008.
Manning’s previous record was 42.

2008 RZL All-


Pro Selection
Running Back…
Michael Turner
Seattle Seahawks
►2 TIME RZL ALL-PRO◄
2008 Season Statistics
1695 Rushing Yards
18 Rushing Touchdowns
175 Receiving Yards
2 Receiving Touchdowns
“The Burner” makes his 2nd consecutive
appearance on the All-Pro list establishing
himself once again as the league’s best.

2008 RZL All-


Pro Selection
Fullback…
Jamal Lewis
Seattle Seahawks

2008 Season Statistics


73 Pancakes
0 Sacks Allowed

Making the transition from Halfback to


Fullback, Lewis provided running room for
Michael Turner, the league’s best back.

2008 RZL All-


Pro Selection
Wide Receiver…
Matt Jones
Jacksonville Jaguars

2008 Season Statistics


116 Catches
2217 Receiving Yards
18 Touchdowns

Jones smashed the RZL record books in


2008 breaking the Touchdown, Reception,
and Yardage records.

2008 RZL All-


Pro Selection
Wide Receiver…
Santana Moss
Washington Redskins

2008 Season Statistics


89 Catches
1628 Receiving Yards
11 Touchdowns

Moss gets the nod here because of his


sure handedness and big play ability. He
only dropped two passes in all of 2008.

2008 RZL All-


Pro Selection
Tight End…
Vernon Davis
San Francisco 49ers

2008 Season Statistics


87 Catches
1520 Receiving Yards
11 Touchdowns
94 Pancakes

Far and away the best Tight End in the


league this season. Shockey and Gates
didn’t even come close. Davis was crucial
in both phases of the offense.

2008 RZL All-


Pro Selection
Left Tackle…
Walter Jones
Seattle Seahawks
►2 TIME RZL ALL-PRO◄
2008 Season Statistics
129 Pancakes
0 Sacks Allowed

Jones joins Turner as another Seahawk


picks up his 2nd All-Pro Selection. Jones
amazing this season, allowing ZERO
sacks.
2008 RZL All-
Pro Selection
Left Guard…
Ryan Lilja
Indianapolis Colts

2008 Season Statistics


90 Pancakes
2 Sacks Allowed

Lilja narrowly won out the vote over Edwin


Mulitalo of the Chargers. Lilja’s 13 more
pancakes were the deciding factor.

2008 RZL All-


Pro Selection
Center…
Olin Kreutz
Chicago Bears
►2 TIME RZL ALL-PRO◄
2008 Season Statistics
92 Pancakes
3 Sacks Allowed

Kreutz is the standard among Centers in


the league.

2008 RZL All-


Pro Selection
Right Guard…
Brian Waters
Seattle Seahawks
►2 TIME RZL ALL-PRO◄
2008 Season Statistics
95 Pancakes
2 Sacks Allowed

It seems that the league’s best along the


offensive line from ’07 were at it again
here in 2008. Waters joins 4 other back-
2-back All-Pro Selections along the OL.
2008 RZL All-
Pro Selection
Right Tackle…
Jonathan Ogden
Pittsburgh Steelers
►2 TIME RZL ALL-PRO◄
2008 Season Statistics
134 Pancakes
5 Sacks Allowed

Ogden was a force to be reckoned with


this season, leading all RT’s in pancakes.
None of the top 10 in pancakes allowed
fewer than 5 sacks.
2008 RZL All-
Pro Selection
Left Defensive End…
Richard Seymour
Pittsburgh Steelers

2008 Season Statistics


53 Tackles
14 Tackles For A Loss
18 Sacks
1 Interception
Seymour put up HUGE numbers in
Steeltown in 2008. His 18 sacks broke
the record set by Shaun Ellis in 2007.

2008 RZL All-


Pro Selection
Right Defensive End…
Gaines Adams
Denver Broncos

2008 Season Statistics


41 Tackles
10 Tackles For A Loss
8 Sacks
1 Fumble Forced
Adams had a successful sophomore
season. His performance against the run
as well as his ability to put pressure on the
Quarterback secured his selection.
2008 RZL All-
Pro Selection
Defensive Tackle…
Alan Branch
Pittsburgh Steelers

2008 Season Statistics


38 Tackles
4 Tackles For A Loss
14 Sacks
1 Fumble Forced
Branch recorded a huge number of sacks
for an interior lineman and was also a big
presence in shutting down the run.

2008 RZL All-


Pro Selection
Left Outside Linebacker…
Terrell Suggs
Atlanta Falcons
►2 TIME RZL ALL-PRO◄
2008 Season Statistics
68 Tackles
14 Tackles For A Loss
12 Sacks
1 Interception

Suggs led all LOLB in Sacks and Tackles


for a loss. Suggs proved to be a great
acquisition and must be given some of the
credit for the turnaround of the Falcons.
2008 RZL All-
Pro Selection
Right Outside Linebacker…
Ernie Sims
Detroit Lions

2008 Season Statistics


60- Tackles
8 Tackles For A Loss
6 Sacks
3 Fumbles Forced
2 Interceptions
1 Touchdown
He may not have had as many tackles as
some other ROLB, but Sims was a
ballhawk in ’08 creating 5 turnovers.

2008 RZL All-


Pro Selection
Middle Linebacker…
Brian Urlacher
Chicago Bears
►2 TIME RZL ALL-PRO◄
2008 Season Statistics
118 Tackles
23 Tackles For A Loss
4 Sacks
19 Deflections
3 Interceptions
Urlacher was a force in stopping the run
as well as dropping back in coverage and
batting down passes.

2008 RZL All-


Pro Selection
Middle Linebacker…
Leon Williams
Indianapolis Colts

2008 Season Statistics


102 Tackles
24 Tackles For A Loss
2 Sack
2 Fumbles Forced
2 Interceptions
There shall be some questioning of this
selection, but the committee felt that
Williams’ presence in shutting down the
opponents running game gave him the
2008 RZL All- nod.

Pro Selection
Cornerback…
Antonio Cromartie
San Diego Chargers

2008 Season Statistics


68 Tackles
30 Deflections
9 Interceptions
2 Touchdowns
This athletic freak was flying all over the
field this season. This is only a sign of
things to come as Cromartie will establish
himself as one of the league’s greats.
2008 RZL All-
Pro Selection
Cornerback…
Charles Tillman
Chicago Bears

2008 Season Statistics


62 Tackles
25 Deflections
9 Interceptions
1 Touchdowns
Tillman and Cromartie tied for the league
lead in Interceptions. He gets the nod
over Andre Dyson of the Jets.

2008 RZL All-


Pro Selection
Free Safety…
Brian Dawkins
Philadelphia Eagles

2008 Season Statistics


90 Tackles
12 Deflections
3 Interceptions

The veteran FS had a huge year. Played


great in coverage and was also the
league’s best at supporting against the
run.
2008 RZL All-
Pro Selection
Strong Safety…
Michael Lewis
Detroit Lions

2008 Season Statistics


81 Tackles
15 Deflections
4 Interceptions

Polamalu got strong consideration, but the


4 interceptions that Lewis recorded was
enough to get him the selection.

2008 RZL All-


Pro Selection
Kicker…
Neil Rackers
Arizona Cardinals
►3 TIME RZL ALL-PRO◄
2008 Season Statistics
36-38 Field Goal Attempts
9 Kickoff Touchbacks

The model of consistency among kickers,


Rackers has been an All-Pro each of the
last 3 seasons.

2008 RZL All-


Pro Selection
Punter…
Shane Lechler
Oakland Raiders

2008 Season Statistics


45.27 Punt Average
19 Inside 20 Yard Line

Sauerbrun doesn’t get the nod here as


Lechler had a better average and more
punts downed inside the 20.

2008 RZL All-


Pro Selection
Return Man…
Mario Manningham
Green Bay Packers

2008 Season Statistics


26.89 Kick Return Average
5 Kick Return Touchdowns

Manningham’s rookie season couldn’t


have been better. He produced in the
passing game and was electric in as a
return man.
2008 RZL All-
Pro Selection
3 Time All-Pro Selections
K Neil Rackers – 2006, 2007, 2008

2008 RZL All-


Pro Selection
2 Time All-Pro Selections
LT Walter Jones – 2007, 2008
C Olin Kreutz – 2007, 2008
RG Brian Waters – 2007, 2008
RT Jonathan Ogden – 2007, 2008
TE Jeremy Shockey – 2006, 2007
OLB Terrell Suggs – 2006, 2008
MLB Brian Urlacher – 2006, 2008
P Todd Sauerbrun – 2006, 2007

2008 RZL All-


Pro Selection
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All-Pro Selection Show

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Pro Selection