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Tuesday Round-Up: Seahawks' Ryan Neal Named to 2022 Pro Football Focus All-Pro Team

Seahawks safety Ryan Neal earns First-Team PFF All-Pro Honors for 2022.

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Good morning, 12s. Here's a look at what's out there today — Tuesday, January 10 — about your Seattle Seahawks.

Ryan Neal Named First-Team All-Pro by Pro Football Focus

When safety Jamal Adams was placed on the IR with a quad injury in September, Southern Illinois alum Ryan Neal eventually took over that role after recovering from an ankle injury, and through 14 games played, Neal's contributions to Seattle's 9-8 run to a playoff berth can't just be measured on the stat sheet. But hard work pays off, and on Tuesday morning, Pro Football Focus named Neal a First Team All-Pro selection for the 2022 season.

On the year, Neal recorded 45 tackles, two forced fumbles, eight pass deflections and an interception. Despite battling through a nagging knee injury, Neal has showcased his versatility. In addition to earning PFF's highest-grade in coverage (85.7), the third-year undrafted riser caused 3.5 tackles for loss in run support as well as contributing a sack off the edge.

Sam Monson of PFF breaks down why Neal earns the selection over New Orleans Saints safety Tyrann Mathieu, who earned second-team honors.

Neal was one of 2022's breakout defensive backs, finishing the season with an 86.5 overall PFF grade — more than 25 grading points higher than his previous career high. He totaled six pass breakups and 25 defensive stops, earning 79.5-plus grades in both run defense and coverage.

Neal was one of 2022's breakout defensive backs, finishing the season with an 86.5 overall PFF grade — more than 25 grading points higher than his previous career high. He totaled six pass breakups and 25 defensive stops, earning 79.5-plus grades in both run defense and coverage.

Seattle will look to make the third time the charm, as they face division foe the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Wild Card in Saturday's road matchup. Coach Pete Carroll discussed Neal's knee in lieu of preparing for the game, saying the knee was "making progress". Neal will once again look to show his grit to play in the most-important game of the year.

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