Pro Bowl Roster: Falcons Send 7, Patriots Send 6 to NFL's All Star Game

Dec 29, 2010

Pro Bowl roster highlights include seven selections from the Atlanta Falcons for the NFC team and six players from the New England Patriots for the AFC squad. The Falcons selected to the Pro Bowl were Ovie Mughelli, Michael Turner, Matt Ryan, Tony Gonzalez, Roddy White, Eric Weems and John Abraham.

Fullback Mughelli earned his first spot at the Pro Bowl. He has racked up 28 rushing yards, 126 receiving yards and one touchdown this season.

The Falcons were trailed only by the New England Patriots this season as the Patriots sent six players to the Pro Bowl. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was selected as a starter for the game along with Philadelphia Eagles' Michael Vick.

The invite is a milestone for Vick who was asked for the first time since his 18-month conviction for his part in an illegal dogfighting ring. Vick is having one of his best seasons with 2,755 yards and 20 TDs passing, 613 yards and eight TDs rushing and was the NFC's top-rated passer at 103.6.

Pittsburg Steeler's player Maurkice Pouncey made the Pro Bowl selection as a rookie. He will play as the No. 2 center for the AFC team.

The Pro Bowl is expected to take place Jan. 30 in Honolulu, Hawaii.



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