Thu, Dec 25, 2014 - Page 20 News List

Denver Broncos have league-high nine players selected for NFL’s Pro Bowl

AP, NEW YORK

The AFC West champion Denver Broncos led the NFL with nine players selected for the Pro Bowl on Tuesday.

Quarterback Peyton Manning was picked for the 14th time. Joining Manning from the Broncos will be Ryan Clady, Chris Harris, Von Miller, Aqib Talib, Demaryius Thomas, Julius Thomas, T. J. Ward and DeMarcus Ware. Denver also led the league with five defensive players selected.

NFC East champions the Dallas Cowboys were second with six selections for the Jan. 25 game in Glendale, Arizona, site of the Super Bowl.

Quarterback Tony Romo will be going for the fourth time. Dez Bryant, Travis Frederick, Zack Martin, DeMarco Murray and Tyron Smith were also honored.

Dallas led the NFL with six offensive players chosen.

Other notable players selected included Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks New England’s Tom Brady (10th selection), Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers (fourth), and Pittsburgh’s Ben Roethlisberger (third).

Among the players earning first selections are wide receivers T. Y. Hilton of the Colts and Jordy Nelson of the Packers; Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell; and Eagles special teams star Darren Sproles.

Martin, Aaron Donald of St Louis and C. J. Mosley of Baltimore were the rookies selected.

Super Bowl champions the Seattle Seahawks were one of six teams with five players.

Comments will be moderated. Keep comments relevant to the article. Remarks containing abusive and obscene language, personal attacks of any kind or promotion will be removed and the user banned. Final decision will be at the discretion of the Taipei Times.

TOP top