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Campbell, Ramsey first-team AP All-Pro


JACKSONVILLE – The postseason honors continue for the Jaguars' defense.

On Friday, two of the top defensive players on the NFL's second-ranked defense were named first-team members of the prestigious Associated Press All-Pro team – with two more Jaguars defensive players named second team.

Defensive end Calais Campbell and cornerback Jalen Ramsey were named first team and cornerback A.J. Bouye and outside linebacker Telvin Smith were named second team.

Campbell also was named second team as an interior defensive lineman.

The four players honored brings the number of Jaguars players named first- or second-team All-Pro in franchise history to 16.

The last Jaguars player named AP All-Pro before this season: Maurice Jones-Drew, who was a first-team selection in 2011. The Jaguars hadn't had a defensive player named All-Pro since cornerback Rashean Mathis (first team) in 2006.

Campbell, who set a franchise- and-career record with an AFC-leading 14.5 sacks this season, became the first defensive lineman in franchise history named first-team AP All-Pro. Defensive end Tony Brackens (second team, 1999), defensive tackle Marcus Stroud (second team, 2003) and defensive tackle John Henderson (second team, 2006) previously received AP All-Pro honors.

Campbell became the first player in franchise history named AP All-Pro at multiple positions.

Ramsey finished 10th in the NFL with 17 passes defensed and tallied a career-high four interceptions. Bouye registered a career-high six interceptions and 18 passes defensed. Smith led the team with 102 tackles and was the only NFL linebacker with multiple touchdowns this season.

Smith became the first Jaguars linebacker named All-Pro since Mike Peterson (second team) in 2005, and joined Peterson and Kevin Hardy (first team, 1999) as the only AP All-Pro linebackers in franchise history.

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