Pair Of Oakland Raiders Named To Pro Football Focus First Quarter All-Pro Team

Try to find me an edge rusher who's had a better start to 2017 than Khalil Mack.

The Oakland Raiders all-everything defensive end has already totaled four sacks, one pass defensed, and has been his usually-dominant self against the run through the first quarter of the season.

He's been named a First-Team All-Pro in back-to-back seasons, and while it's still too early to make any grand declarations about how he'll end 2017, No. 52's play has certainly drawn the attention of folks across the league, including the good people at Pro Football Focus, who named Mack to their NFL 2017 First Quarter All-Pro Team.

"Khalil Mack was our highest-graded edge defender a season ago and he doesn't look keen to relinquish that crown in 2017," wrote Sam Monson. "He has four sacks, four hits and nine additional hurries to his name after four weeks, and is second among all edge defenders with 15 defensive stops.  Mack has been a force in both the run and pass game and is one of the game's most complete and destructive defenders."

Mack wasn't the only member of the Silver and Black who was named to the PFF team either; punter Marquette King also found himself among those named to the squad, while center Rodney Hudson, and guard Kelechi Osemele also earned honorable mention nods.

You can check out PFF's full breakdown, here.

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