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Cleveland Browns' Myles Garrett and Joel Bitonio named to 2021 All-Pro first-team; Wyatt Teller makes second team

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett and guards Joel Bitonio and Wyatt Teller have earned All-Pro honors.

CLEVELAND — Missing the playoffs with an 8-9 record, the Cleveland Browns fell short of expectations in 2021.

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But Cleveland's disappointing season doesn't mean the Browns were short on talent.

That much was clear on Friday when the Associated Press announced its All-Pro teams. Altogether, three Browns players were honored, with defensive end Myles Garrett and left guard Joel Bitonio being named to the first-team and right guard Wyatt Teller being selected to the second-team.

For Garrett, this year marks his second consecutive first-team All-Pro selection, with the No. 1 pick of the 2017 NFL Draft setting a single-season franchise record with 16 sacks. In addition to being named first-team All-Pro, the 26-year-old Garrett earned his third career Pro Bowl selection.

Meanwhile, this marks Bitonio's first first-team All-Pro selection after previously earning three second-team All-Pro honors from 2018-2020. Cleveland's longest-tenured player, Bitonio started in all 17 of the Browns' games this season, two of which he played left tackle as the team dealt with a COVID-19 outbreak.

Teller's second-team All-Pro selection is his second in as many years. Starting in all 17 games, the Virginia Tech product graded as the NFL's fifth-best guard, according to Pro Football Focus.

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