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placed six players in the Pro Bowl Hines Ward Jersey , led by second-year quarterback Patrick Mahomes.Mahomes is joined by left tackle Eric Fisher, outside linebacker Dee Ford, wide receiver Tyreek Hill, tight end Travis Kelce and fullback Anthony Sherman.This Pro Bowl will be Kelce’s fourth and Hill’s third. The other four Chiefs will be making their first trips to the game.Mahomes, Hill and Kelce were designated as starters for the game.The Los Angeles Chargers placed seven players in the Pro Bowl, including safety Derwin James, one of six rookies across the league to make the game.James, a first-round draft choice, will be joined on the AFC squad by veteran quarterback Philip Rivers, wide receiver Keenan Allen, running back Melvin Gordon, defensive end Melvin Ingram Isaiah Buggs Pittsburgh Steelers Jersey , center Mike Pouncey and special-teamer Adrian Phillips for the game, which will be played Jan. 27 in Orlando. James and Phillips are the only starters, though.Rivers is a backup to Mahomes, one of 29 first-time Pro Bowlers. That, of course, includes all the rookies: James, Giants running back Saquon Barkley, Seahawks punter Michael Dickson, Broncos running back Phillip Lindsay, Indianapolis guard Quenton Nelson and Cleveland cornerback Denzel Wads. Lindsay is an undrafted player.New England’s Tom Brady is the other AFC quarterback, making it for the 14th time. Noticeably missing is the Colts‘ Andrew Luck.New Orleans, led by quarterback Drew Brees Isaiah Buggs Pittsburgh Steelers Jersey , Dallas and Chicago paced the NFC with five players each. Brees is the starter, backed up by Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers and the Rams‘ Jared Goff.Buffalo, Oakland and Tampa Bay had no Pro Bowl selections.Pittsburgh and Kansas City each had six players chosen, including such first-timers as Steelers running back James Conner and Mahomes, both having breakthrough years.Cleveland has a first overall draft choice in the game 鈥?not Baker Mayfield, but 2017 top pick Myles Garrett at defensive end.“Football is a team game and you can’t do it on your own,” said Garrett, who leads the Browns with 12陆 sacks. “I’m happy to be able to share this experience with Denzel because this honor is really a testament to our entire defense.”Among the perennial AFC choices returning to the game are Houston defensive end J.J. Watt, Pittsburgh wide receiver Antonio Brown, Baltimore guard Marshal Yanda and safety Eric Weddle, Cincinnati defensive tackle Geno Atkins and Denver linebacker Von Miller.For the NFC, frequent repeaters include Atlanta wide receiver Julio Jones and center Alex Mack Isaiah Buggs Jersey 2019 , Dallas tackle Tyron Smith, inside linebackers Luke Kuechly of Carolina and Bobby Wagner of Seattle, Arizona cornerback Patrick Peterson, Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald and Bears linebacker Khalil Mack.One of the newcomers, Chicago defensive tackle Akiem Hicks, sounded overwhelmed by the honor.“I have played the game of football my entire life and this is the greatest accolade I’ve ever achieved,” he said.There will be a brother combination at center for the AFC as Maurkice Pouncey of Pittsburgh is the starter ahead of Mike Pouncey.The Jets, despite a 4-10 record, have three Pro Bowlers in safety Jamal Adams, kicker Jason Myers and return specialist Andre Roberts 鈥?all first-timers.Pro Bowl coaching staffs will be from the losing teams in the AFC and NFC divisional playoffs with the best regular-season records. Each player on the winning Pro Bowl team receives $67,000, while each player on the losing squad earns $34 Cheap Isaiah Buggs Jersey ,000.100View Gallery Gallery:View from the sidelines: NFL cheerleaders 2018Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports | Raj Mehta Interest in Antonio Brown has “grown” with more teams inquiring about the Pro Bowl receiver. Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert said last week three teams had inquired about the receiver, whom the team is shopping.More teams have talked to Colbert since, though he didn’t provide an updated number.“It will continue to go one way or another because as we鈥檙e here at the Combine,” Colbert said, via Mary Kay Cabot of “We鈥檙e learning about alternatives to your current team. You may come away feeling better; you may feel worse. But the one thing that doesn鈥檛 change is Antonio Brown鈥檚 value, not only to us but to anybody else in the National Football League. [Trade possibilities] will be more clear at the end of this week.”Colbert doesn’t rule out trading within the division, although he obviously would prefer to send Brown somewhere outside the AFC North. Trading Brown to an NFC team would be most preferable.A division rival would have to blow away any other offer the Steelers receive.鈥淲e haven鈥檛 eliminated anybody,鈥欌€?Colbert said. “Ideally, you want to trade him to somebody you鈥檒l never play, but you can鈥檛 do that, because if you鈥檙e good enough to get to the Super Bowl, you have to play him anyway. The less you would play him Morgan Burnett Jersey , the better, but if a team comes through with the best compensation, we have to balance that out. OK, we鈥檙e going to play him twice a year, but we鈥檙e going to get the best compensation, so it鈥檚 our job to do the better job with the compensation, and you have to weigh that all into the discussion.”
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