Led by Brett Favre, the New York Jets placed an NFL-high seven players on the AFC Pro Bowl team. The 39-year-old Favre, who leads the NFL with 17 interceptions, has been selected for 10 Pro Bowls. He ties Johnny Unitas for most all-star selections in league history among quarterbacks.
— Peyton Manning and Eli Manning are the first quarterbacking brothers to be named to the Pro Bowl.
— Titans running back Chris Johnson was the only rookie to make the Pro Bowl.
— In the NFC North, the Vikings have six Pro Bowlers while Chicago has only one, linebacker Lance Briggs. Detroit has none.
— Three other teams had no representatives: Cincinnati, Jacksonville and St. Louis.
— Packers safety Nick Collins is one of 31 first-time players among the 84 selected this year.
Tackles — s-Jordan Gross, Carolina; s-Walter Jones, Seattle; Chris Samuels, Washington.
Guards — s-Steve Hutchinson, Minnesota; s-Chris Snee, New York; Leonard Davis, Dallas.
Centers — s-Andre Gurode, Dallas; Shaun O'Hara, New York.
Tight Ends — s-Jason Witten, Dallas; Chris Cooley, Washington.
Quarterbacks — s-Kurt Warner, Arizona; Drew Brees, New Orleans; Eli Manning, New York.
Running Backs — s-Adrian Peterson, Minnesota; Clinton Portis, Washington; Michael Turner, Atlanta.
Fullback — s-Mike Sellers, Washington.
Interior Linemen — s-Jay Ratliff, Dallas; s-Kevin Williams, Minnesota; Pat Williams, Minnesota.
Outside Linebackers — s-Lance Briggs, Chicago; s-DeMarcus Ware, Dallas; Derrick Brooks, Tampa Bay.
Inside Linebackers — s-Patrick Willis, San Francisco; Jon Beason, Carolina.
Cornerbacks — s-Antoine Winfield, Minnesota; s-Charles Woodson, Green Bay; Asante Samuel, Philadelphia.
Strong Safety — s-Adrian Wilson, Arizona.
Free Safeties — s-Nick Collins, Green Bay; Brian Dawkins, Philadelphia.
Placekicker — John Carney, New York.
Kick Return Specialist — Clifton Smith, Tampa Bay.
Special Teamer — Sean Morey, Arizona.
Tackles — s-Jason Peters, Buffalo; s-Joe Thomas, Cleveland; Michael Roos, Tennessee.
Guards — s-Kris Dielman, San Diego; s-Alan Faneca, New York; Brian Waters, Kansas City.
Centers — s-Kevin Mawae, Tennessee; Nick Mangold, New York.
Tight Ends — s-Tony Gonzalez, Kansas City; Antonio Gates, San Diego.
Quarterbacks — s-Peyton Manning, Indianapolis; Jay Cutler, Denver; Brett Favre, New York.
Running Backs — s-Thomas Jones, New York; Ronnie Brown, Miami; Chris Johnson, Tennessee.
Fullback — s-Le'Ron McClain, Baltimore.
Interior Linemen — s-Albert Haynesworth, Tennessee; s-Kris Jenkins, New York; Shaun Rogers, Cleveland.
Outside Linebackers — s-James Harrison, Pittsburgh; s-Joey Porter, Miami; Terrell Suggs, Baltimore.
Inside Linebackers — s-Ray Lewis, Baltimore; James Farrior, Pittsburgh.
Cornerbacks — s-Nnamdi Asomugha, Oakland; s-Cortland Finnegan, Tennessee; Darrelle Revis, New York.
Free Safety — s-Ed Reed, Baltimore.
Strong Safeties — s-Troy Polamalu, Pittsburgh; Chris Hope, Tennessee.
Placekicker — Stephen Gostkowski, New England.
Kick Return Specialist — Leon Washington, New York.
Special Teamer — Brendon Ayanbadejo, Baltimore.
Bill Huber is publisher of Packer Report and PackerReport.com and has written for Packer Report since 1997. E-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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