The official count lists 33 first-timers for the AFC and NFC Pro Bowl squads. None have waited longer than London Fletcher.
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The students at St. Thomas Aquinas High School received a cool treat on Wednesday when Pro Bowl practices began on campus.
Nnamdi Asomugha was considered the best corner in the NFL for a brief minute — until Revis Island came into existence.
OCNN/NFL Network correspondent Chad Ochocinco was out to get the scoop on the whereabouts of Tony Romo, who was missing from Wednesday’s NFC Pro Bowl practice.
Just because it’s Pro Bowl doesn’t mean there isn’t some offseason recruiting going on. Darnell Dockett said Wednesday he’d gladly give up his No. 90 jersey to fellow Pro Bowler Julius Peppers, on the condition Peppers would join him on the Arizona Cardinals.
The 2010 Pro Bowl got more of an official start Tuesday night when the players and coaching staffs of the AFC and NFC teams met at the team hotel for a few introductions and to discuss some orders of business.
There’s arriving in style, and then there’s arriving in Chad Ochocinco style. It was difficult not to notice Ochocinco’s arrival to Tuesday night’s Pro Bowl meeting.
If the first night is any indication, then Eagles QB Donovan McNabb clearly is going to have fun and make the most of his sixth Pro Bowl, even if he was invited late to the party.
The Pro Bowl is sold out, NFL vice president of events Frank Supovitz told NFL.com on Tuesday night.
Colts president Bill Polian lashed out against the NFL’s new Pro Bowl setup, saying that playing the all-star game the week before the Super Bowl instead of the traditional week after is “stupid” and “a disruption” to his players.
The players who make up the AFC and NFC Pro Bowl rosters have been trickling in to the team hotel throughout the day, and those rosters includes some late additions.
Bears WR/KR Johnny Knox was informed Monday that he will play in this weekend’s Pro Bowl, a league source told NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora. It isn’t clear who Knox will replace on the NFC team.
Vikings QB Brett Favre (ankle) and CB Antoine Winfield (foot) pulled out of the Pro Bowl because of injuries Monday, one day after their NFC Championship Game loss to the Saints. Their spots will be filled by two Cowboys — QB Tony Romo and CB Mike Jenkins.
A total of 14 players –- seven from each conference –- have been added to the Pro Bowl rosters, replacing members of the Colts and Saints who will be busy preparing for Super Bowl XLIV.
Cowboys CB Terence Newman was added to the NFC’s Pro Bowl roster on Wednesday, replacing injured Cardinals CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie.