Oakland, currently 11-3 and battling for top spot in the AFC,
will send quarterback Derek Carr, wide receiver Amari Cooper and
defensive end Khalil Mack to headline the group of Raiders for
the exhibition on Jan. 29 at Camping World Stadium in Orlando,
The Atlanta Falcons top the NFC with six players chosen for the
game, including quarterback Matt Ryan, wide receiver Julio Jones
and running back Devonta Freeman.
Tom Brady was voted to his 12th Pro Bowl despite not playing for
New England until the team’s fifth game due to suspension.
Dallas rookies Dak Prescott (quarterback) and Ezekiel Elliott
(running back) were also named to the rosters along with Pro
Bowl regulars such as Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers, Pittsburgh’s
Ben Roethlisberger and Arizona’s Larry Fitzgerald.
Kansas City Chiefs' electrifying kick returner Tyreek Hill was
selected while defensive ends Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett,
cornerback Richard Sherman and linebacker Bobby Wagner all got
the nod from Seattle.
This year’s Pro Bowl will feature a return to the traditional
AFC v NFC format after three years that saw captains draft
players regardless of conference.
(Writing by Jahmal Corner in Los Angeles; Editing by Peter
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