The Detroit Lions didn't have a banner year in 2015 (even by the Lions' low banner standards). A 7-9 record, good for third place in the NFC North, a cleanout of the front office and only two Pro Bowl players. Now you can add no All-Pro first team players to the list.
This is the first time since 2009 the Lions have not had a first team All-Pro on the roster (Ndamukong Suh, 2013-14; Calvin Johnson, 2010-13).
Michael Rothstein of ESPN is reporting Ezekiel Ansah was named to AP's All-Pro second team. Ansah finished third in the league with 14.5 sacks. The two players he placed behind -- J.J. Watt and Khalil Mack -- were the two defensive ends listed to AP's All-Pro first team. Mack was actually listed twice on AP's first team, as a defensive end and as an outside linebacker.
Rothstein is also reporting that Ansah was the only player to make both teams, meaning Darius Slay, Calvin Johnson and Matt Prater were all left off the two lists. In fact, all three did not receive one All-Pro vote.