2023 NFL Pro Bowl AFC, NFC rosters

The rosters for the 2023 NFL Pro Bowl have been leaking out since Monday with the complete reveal coming Wednesday night. The Philadelphia Eagles had essentially the most picks with eight gamers (six starters). The Dallas Cowboys and the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs have been subsequent with seven picks every.

The Pro Bowl is set by a mixture of votes by followers, coaches and gamers. Dolphins receiver Tyreek Hill, Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, Vikings receiver Justin Jefferson and Chiefs tight finish Travis Kelce all acquired prime votes from followers and made their respective groups.

The NFL introduced in September that it might not play a traditional soccer sport on the Pro Bowl and is as a substitute choosing a rebranded collection of occasions that may embrace a number of talent competitions along with three flag soccer video games. Peyton Manning has been named the AFC coach and will probably be joined by Corridor-of-Famer Ray Lewis as his defensive coordinator and Mexico Girls’s Flag Nationwide Crew quarterback Diana Flores as offensive coordinator. Eli Manning was named the NFC coach alongside DeMarcus Ware as defensive coordinator and U.S. Girls’s Flag Nationwide Crew quarterback Vanita Krouch as offensive coordinator.

The Pro Bowl is scheduled for Feb. 5 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas (ABC/ESPN).

Here is a team-by-team take a look at the gamers chosen for this season’s sport. Evaluation of prime snubs is right here:

Leap to:
ARI | ATL | BAL | BUF | CAR | CHI | CIN
CLE | DAL | DEN | DET | GB | HOU | IND
JAX | KC | LAC | LAR | LV | MIA | MIN
NE | NO | NYG | NYJ | PHI | PIT | SF
SEA | TB | TEN | WSH

Pro Bowlers: Josh Allen, QB (2), Stefon Diggs, WR (3), Mitch Morse, C (1), Jordan Poyer, S (1)

For the Payments, this yr marks long-awaited nods for Morse and Poyer, each of whom are over the age of 30 and making their first Pro Bowls. Poyer was named first-team All-Pro for the primary time final season. He’s tied for fifth within the league with 4 interceptions. Morse is a pacesetter on the offensive line and has began each sport he has performed (108). The nods for Allen and Diggs have been anticipated, however it’s notable this can be a third straight season for Diggs, that means he has been named to the Pro Bowl every year he has performed in Buffalo.

Do you know? The Payments didn’t have any participant main at his place within the fan vote, which counts for a 3rd of the voting course of alongside coaches and gamers. Regardless of that, 4 Payments made the roster, which is 2 greater than final yr (LT Dion Dawkins and Diggs). — Alaina Getzenberg


Pro Bowlers: Tyreek Hill, WR (7), Terron Armstead, OT (4), Xavien Howard, CB (4)

Hill acquired the second-most votes of any participant with greater than 293,000 votes — a much-deserved honor after setting a profession excessive in receiving yards by means of simply 14 video games. Armstead was the Dolphins’ most necessary free agent signing and has solidified the NFL’s worst offensive line from a season in the past. Howard’s numbers are down barely from a season in the past, however he has nonetheless tallied three takeaways because the Dolphins’ No. 1 cornerback.

Do you know? Final week, Hill turned the primary participant in Dolphins’ franchise historical past with 1,500 receiving yards. The now seven-time Pro Bowler is 412 yards away from breaking Calvin Johnson’s single-season receiving document of 1,947. — Marcel Louis-Jacques


Pro Bowlers: Matthew Judon, OLB (4)

Reflective of the Patriots’ 7-7 season, the crew has only one Pro Bowler. That is Judon’s fourth consecutive Pro Bowl and his second straight with the Patriots. He has a career-high 14.5 sacks this season, turning into the fourth Patriots participant with back-to-back 10-plus sack totals after reaching 12.5 sacks in his first season with the Patriots in 2021. Perennial Pro Bowl particular teamer Matthew Slater had his spot go to the Jets’ Justin Hardee.

Do you know? Andre Tippett is the one Patriots participant to document extra sacks in a season than Judon. The Pro Soccer Corridor of Famer recorded 18.5 sacks in 1984 and 16.5 sacks in 1985. — Mike Reiss


Pro Bowlers: Sauce Gardner, CB (1); Justin Hardee, DT (1), C.J. Mosley, ILB (5); Quinnen Williams, DT (1)

It is unusual for the Jets to have a number of Pro Bowlers. The earlier time it occurred was 2018 (S Jamal Adams, KR Andre Roberts, Okay Jason Myers). Come to think about it, the Jets normally haven’t got one Pro Bowler, not to mention two or three. This ends a two-year drought for the Jets. Gardner and Williams have been each named starters. Gardner is a powerful candidate for NFL Defensive Rookie of the 12 months, and Williams (11 sacks) ought to be within the dialog for NFL Defensive Participant of the 12 months.

Do you know? Gardner is the primary Jets rookie to make the Pro Bowl since S Erik McMillan in 1988. — Wealthy Cimini

AFC NORTH

Pro Bowlers: Justin Tucker, Okay (6), Patrick Ricard, FB (4), Mark Andrews, TE (3), Marlon Humphrey, CB (3), Devin Duvernay, Returner (2), Roquan Smith, MLB (1)

This marks the fourth straight season that Baltimore, with six gamers named to the Pro Bowl, has had at the least 5 picks. Smith, who was acquired in a midseason commerce with the Bears, goes to his first Pro Bowl in his fifth NFL season. Smith is the league’s sixth-best tackler (130 tackles), and the Ravens have allowed the second-fewest factors (13.3) in six video games with him. Andrews is the very best tight finish in soccer not named Travis Kelce, and he now has been to extra Pro Bowls than every other Ravens tight finish. Ricard, who’s a dominating blocker for the NFL’s second-best run sport, was named to his fourth straight Pro Bowl, the longest energetic streak on the crew. Humphrey is among the most versatile corners within the sport with three interceptions and three sacks. Duvernay acquired the Pro Bowl nod sooner or later after sustaining a foot damage that may sideline him for the remainder of the common season. The largest snub was guard Kevin Zeitler, who did not make the Pro Bowl for the eleventh consecutive season regardless of main his place in fan voting.

Do you know? Tucker, the very best kicker within the sport, is closing in on one other distinction. He was named to his sixth Pro Bowl, which ranks second all time amongst pure place-kickers, behind solely Corridor of Famer Morten Andersen, a seven-time Pro Bowl choice. This choice additionally places Tucker in elite firm with the Ravens. There have solely been 5 gamers in franchise historical past who’ve been named to extra Pro Bowls than Tucker: linebacker Ray Lewis (12), offensive sort out Jonathan Ogden (11), security Ed Reed (9), guard Marshal Yanda (eight) and linebacker Terrell Suggs (seven). — Jamison Hensley


Pro Bowlers: Joe Burrow, QB (1), Ja’Marr Chase, WR (2), Trey Hendrickson, DE (2)

For the second straight yr, the Bengals had three gamers earn Pro Bowl nods. Burrow headlines this yr’s group. The third-year participant and former No. 1 total decide was named to the Pro Bowl for the primary time in his profession. Chase and Hendrickson return as Pro Bowlers for the second consecutive season. All three handled accidents at varied factors of the season, however their on-field deserves have been sufficient to present them the required votes for the consideration.

Do you know? Burrow is the primary Cincinnati quarterback to succeed in the Pro Bowl since Andy Dalton in 2016 — Ben Child


Pro Bowlers: Joel Bitonio, OG (5), Nick Chubb, RB (4), Myles Garrett, DE (4)

For the third straight yr, Bitonio, Chubb and Garrett will probably be representing the Browns. Bitonio, who hasn’t missed an offensive snap because the 2016 season, is the ninth Brown to be named to 5 consecutive Pro Bowls, becoming a member of former Cleveland greats like Jim Brown, Lou Groza and Otto Graham. Chubb is third within the league in dashing, and with 1,252 yards, stays inside hanging distance of his first NFL dashing title. Garrett, who leads the NFL in cross rush win fee amongst edge rushers, additionally acquired essentially the most Pro Bowl votes amongst AFC edge rushers.

Do you know? Chubb is certainly one of three Cleveland working backs to make 4 consecutive Pro Bowls, becoming a member of Jim Brown (Pro Bowler from 1957 to 1965) and Leroy Kelly (Pro Bowler from 1966 to 1971). — Jake Trotter


Pro Bowlers: T.J. Watt, OLB (4), Minkah Fitzpatrick, FS, (3)

In a roller-coaster season, Fitzpatrick has been a relentless power within the Steelers’ secondary. He began the season with a pick-six in Week 1 and is at the moment second in interception yards (94) and tied for fifth in interceptions (4). Regardless of lacking eight video games on injured reserve, Watt was named to the Pro Bowl a yr after incomes NFL Defensive Participant of the 12 months honors. In an abbreviated season, Watt has 4 sacks, 2 interceptions and 29 whole tackles.

Do you know? The Steelers have despatched a number of gamers to the Pro Bowl for 22 consecutive seasons. –Brooke Pryor

AFC SOUTH

Pro Bowlers: Laremy Tunsil, LT (3)

Tunsil has been the Texans’ greatest participant by a landslide. For him to be named to the Pro Bowl from a one-win crew reveals how dominant he is been. Every week, Tunsil locked down the opposing groups’ greatest pass-rusher. And it wasn’t just like the competitors he battled was weak. Tunsil did not enable a sack towards Raiders defensive ends Maxx Crosby (11.5) and Chandler Jones (4.5), who’ve mixed for 16 sacks this season.

Do you know? Final season, the Texans did not have any gamers make the Pro Bowl, which snapped a 17-year streak (2004 to 2020) of getting at the least one. — DJ Bien-Aime


Pro Bowlers: Quenton Nelson, G (5)

The Colts had an NFL-high seven Pro Bowl picks in 2021. Having only one in 2022 speaks to the depths of the crew’s struggles this season. The Colts have misplaced seven of their previous eight video games and are within the midst of certainly one of their worst seasons up to now decade. Nelson is a part of an offensive line which had its worst season in years, and he didn’t personally play to his typical excessive requirements. However his popularity as one of many stoutest blockers within the sport doubtless helped his candidacy.

Do you know? Nelson turned the primary Colts participant to make the Pro Bowl in every of his first 5 seasons. He additionally turns into the primary offensive lineman within the NFL to take action since Zack Martin (2014 to 2018). Broad receiver Reggie Wayne was the final Colts participant chosen to 5 consecutive Pro Bowls, incomes spots from 2006 to 2010. — Stephen Holder


Pro Bowlers: None

Linebacker Foyesade Oluokun and punter Logan Cooke are the 2 gamers with the very best argument to make the Pro Bowl. Oluokun leads the NFL with 156 whole tackles (111 solo), the one participant with greater than 100 solos getting into Week 16. Oluokun led the NFL in tackles final season with Atlanta earlier than signing a three-year, $45 million free agent contract with the Jaguars. Cooke is third within the NFL in punt common (50.6) and fifth in internet punt common (50.1).

Do you know? The Jaguars have had 10 gamers make the Pro Bowl over the previous 10 seasons. Eight have been defensive gamers: LB Paul Posluszny, CB A.J. Bouye, DE Calais Campbell (3 times), DT Malik Jackson, DE Yannick Ngakoue, CB Jalen Ramsey (twice), LB Telvin Smith and LB/DE Josh Allen. WRs Allen Robinson (2015) and DJ Chark (2019) are the one offensive gamers who’ve made the Pro Bowl. — Michael DiRocco


Pro Bowlers: Derrick Henry, RB (3), Jeffery Simmons, DL (2)

Every part revolved round Henry on offense this season, so it is no surprise he’s their lone offensive starter within the Pro Bowl. Henry bounced again from a Jones fracture that price him 9 video games final season. He has rushed for 1,303 yards and 12 touchdowns. Regardless of enjoying a lot of the season with an injured ankle, Simmons adopted his 2021 Pro Bowl choice with 7.5 sacks. He’s on tempo to surpass his career-high 8.5 sack whole, set final season. The fourth-year defensive lineman additionally has 12 quarterback hits and 9 tackles for a loss this season.

Do you know? Henry’s third Pro Bowl choice ties him with Chris Johnson for the third most by a working again in Oilers/Titans franchise historical past. — Turron Davenport

AFC WEST

Pro Bowlers: Pat Surtain II (1).

This may very well be the beginning of a protracted Pro Bowl run for Surtain, who Corridor of Famer Champ Bailey says will probably be a perennial choice. In his second season, Surtain, who was named to the All-Rookie Crew final season, is among the crew’s most necessary gamers — a flexible, good, expert cornerback who’s as massive as nearly any receiver he faces. Via 14 video games, whilst some quarterbacks have chosen to keep away from him, Surtain has 55 tackles, 10 cross defenses and a pair of interceptions.

Do you know? Surtain is the primary Broncos cornerback to be chosen to the Pro Bowl since Chris Harris Jr. in 2018 and is the primary Broncos cornerback to be chosen to the Pro Bowl in his second yr within the league since Deltha O’Neal in 2001. — Jeff Legwold


Pro Bowlers: Orlando Brown Jr., OT (4); Creed Humphrey, C (1), Chris Jones, DT (4). Travis Kelce, TE (8), Patrick Mahomes, QB (5), Joe Thuney, G (1), Tommy Townsend, P (1).

The seven picks match the Chiefs’ highest whole since 2013, once they despatched 10 gamers to the Pro Bowl. Additionally they had seven picks in 2016 and 2020. Mahomes is on tempo for his second profession 5,000-yard season and is a powerful candidate for the league’s MVP. Kelce was chosen for the eighth time, tying him with Pro Soccer Corridor of Famers Buck Buchanan and Willie Lanier for sixth-most in franchise historical past. Jones is tied for seventh with 11 sacks and is tied for first amongst gamers who line up largely at an inside line place. Townsend is second in common yards per punt at 51.8 and is first in internet common at 46.5. The Chiefs had three offensive linemen chosen, together with first-time Pro Bowl picks in Humphrey and Thuney.

Do you know? The Chiefs’ three offensive line picks tie a crew document set in 2003 and 2004, when guards Will Shields and Brian Waters and sort out Willie Roaf have been chosen. Shields and Roaf are members of the Pro Soccer Corridor of Fame. — Adam Teicher


Pro Bowlers: Davante Adams, WR (6), Maxx Crosby, DE (2), Josh Jacobs, RB (2)

If Crosby is the guts of the Raiders’ protection, Adams and Jacobs are the lifeblood of Las Vegas’ offense. Crosby, a Day 3 draft decide in 2019, is first in tackles for loss (19) and compelled fumbles (3), second in tackles (77) and third in sacks (a career-high 11.5) amongst all NFL defensive linemen. Adams, acquired in a blockbuster offseason commerce, is tied for the league lead in landing catches (12) and is second in 100-yard receiving video games (7). He has 86 catches for 1,275 yards. Jacobs, in a contract yr, is main the NFL in dashing yards (1,495) and scrimmage yards (1,858).

Do you know? Crosby, the reigning Pro Bowl defensive MVP, turned the primary Raider chosen as MVP since quarterback Wealthy Gannon received the award in consecutive years, 2001 and 2002. — Paul Gutierrez


Pro Bowlers: Derwin James Jr., S (3), Khalil Mack, OLB/Edge (7)

James, who turned the highest-paid security in NFL historical past earlier than the season, is among the many most versatile defensive gamers within the league, lining up as a security, cornerback — outdoors and within the slot — in addition to inside and out of doors linebacker. “I don’t look at Derwin as a safety,” Chargers coach Brandon Staley stated in regards to the fifth-year professional. “I look at Derwin as an impact player.” Regardless of lacking two video games due to a quadriceps damage, James has 106 tackles, 4 sacks, 4 cross deflections, 1 interception and a pair of compelled fumbles. Wanting to show he has a lot remaining within the tank, Mack began the season quick with three sacks and a compelled fumble towards the Raiders, the group that drafted him fifth total in 2014. This season, his first in L.A., Mack has 7 sacks, in addition to 2 cross deflections, 2 compelled fumbles and a pair of fumble recoveries.

Do you know? James made his mark in November, turning into the primary defensive again in 30 years and the primary participant in a decade to have 30 tackles, multiples sacks (2), an interception and a compelled fumble (2) within the month. He earned AFC Defensive Participant of the Month for his effort. Mack has earned Pro Bowl recognition for all three groups he is performed for, and that is his second time incomes the consideration whereas teamed with Staley, who was his place coach in 2018 with the Chicago Bears. — Lindsey Thiry

NFC EAST

Pro Bowlers: Zack Martin, G (8), DeMarcus Lawrence, DE (3), Micah Parsons, LB (2), Trevon Diggs, CB (2), CeeDee Lamb, WR (2), Tony Pollard, RB (1), KaVontae Turpin, WR (1)

No true surprises right here, however perhaps some gentle upsets with the picks of Lawrence, who has six sacks, and Pollard, who’s closing in on 1,000 yards and began simply three video games. The voters deserve credit score for trying previous statistics and specializing in their all-around play. Martin’s eighth choice is tied for sixth-most in franchise historical past and continues this outstanding stat: He has extra Pro Bowl appearances than holding penalties (six) in his profession. Parsons’ 13 sacks makes him a candidate for Defensive Participant of the 12 months. And the value goes up with the Cowboys’ first two picks in 2020, Lamb and Diggs, who’ve made the sport the previous two years. Turpin wasn’t in a position to match his two returns for touchdowns within the preseason however he has been efficient.

Do you know? Pollard is a “backup” working again and has made simply three begins, with Ezekiel Elliott lacking two video games due to damage and one other for a minor disciplinary motive. However he’s not the Cowboys’ first backup working again to make it to the Pro Bowl. In 2007, Marion Barber didn’t begin a sport behind Julius Jones however had 10 touchdowns and 975 dashing yards. Pollard is 31 yards shy of 1,000 on the season and his 12 touchdowns are greater than he recorded within the first three years of his profession mixed. — Todd Archer


Pro Bowlers: Saquon Barkley, RB (2); Dexter Lawrence, DT (1)

The Giants had two gamers attain the Pro Bowl after getting zero final yr. Progress. It additionally means left sort out Andrew Thomas and kicker Graham Gano have been snubbed. Barkley’s inclusion is the fruits of perseverance after three straight injury-filled seasons. His earlier Pro Bowl choice got here as a rookie. “It shows the respect of your peers, respect of the fans,” a grateful Barkley stated. Lawrence earned his first choice by taking his sport to a different stage this season. He is tied for fifth within the NFL with 24 quarterback hits and already set a profession excessive with 6.5 sacks.

Do you know? Lawrence is the primary Giants defensive lineman to succeed in the Pro Bowl since Jason Pierre-Paul in 2012. He is their first inside lineman to earn the nod since Eric Howard in 1990. — Jordan Raanan


Pro Bowlers: Jalen Hurts, QB (1), Miles Sanders, RB (1), Landon Dickerson, OG (1), Haason Reddick. LB (1), Jason Kelce, C (6), Darius Slay, CB (5), Lane Johnson, RT (4), A.J. Brown, WR (2)

4 of the Eagles’ eight Pro Bowlers obtained the nod for the primary time, led by Hurts, who put himself within the MVP dialog as arguably the simplest dual-threat participant within the sport. His working mate within the backfield, Sanders, is certainly one of a number of Eagles having fun with profession years, having already set highs in dashing yards (1,110) and dashing touchdowns (11). It is no shock Hurts and Sanders have had such massive years working behind this offensive line, with three-fifths of the unit getting chosen to the Pro Bowl.

Do you know? Hurts has scored 35 whole touchdowns, together with 13 dashing, which is one shy of the all-time single-season mark set by Cam Newton. No signal-caller within the NFC has generated extra touchdowns than Hurts. Brown, his good good friend, set a profession excessive for receiving yards in a season with 1,201. — Tim McManus


Pro Bowlers: Jonathan Allen, DT (2); Tress Manner, P (2); Jeremy Reaves, ST (1), Terry McLaurin, WR (1)

The largest shock is that McLaurin lastly earned the popularity he deserves. McLaurin, who’s the one reserve of the bunch, topped 1,000 yards receiving for the third time in 4 seasons, regardless of by no means having performed with a prime quarterback. Allen leads all tackles with 19 for a loss, yet another than teammate Daron Payne, a primary alternate. Allen additionally has 6.5 sacks. Manner is first in punts contained in the 20-yard line, tied for third on punts inside the ten and ranks eighth in internet common (43.06). Reaves is a terrific story: He has been with Washington since 2018, however this was the primary yr he made the crew out of coaching camp.

Do you know? McLaurin is the primary Washington receiver to be named to the Pro Bowl since Santana Moss in 2005 and solely the third total since 1991. That is the primary time Washington has not had an offensive lineman named to the Pro Bowl since 2011 — former Washington linemen Trent Williams and guard Brandon Scherff mixed to make it the previous 10 seasons. Reaves is the primary particular groups non-punter to make the Pro Bowl since Lorenzo Alexander in 2012. Allen is the primary Washington defensive lineman to make it in consecutive years since finish Charles Mann in 1989. — John Keim

NFC NORTH

Pro Bowlers: None.

The Bears didn’t have a participant chosen to the Pro Bowl for the primary time in 5 years. They’re the one crew within the NFC North and not using a consultant after Minnesota earned 5 Pro Bowl picks and Inexperienced Bay and Detroit had one every. Previous to sustaining a Lisfranc damage on Nov. 27, Chicago’s Eddie Jackson led all NFC safeties in fan voting.

Do you know? Former Bears linebacker Roquan Smith, who was traded to the Ravens in November, was named to his first Pro Bowl. Smith’s 2.5 sacks in eight video games stays the second-most by any Bears defender this season. Chargers edge rusher Khalil Mack, who was traded in March, earned his eighth Pro Bowl honor. — Courtney Cronin


Pro Bowlers: Frank Ragnow, C (2)

For the second time of his profession, Ragnow was named to the Pro Bowl. Coming off an injury-riddled 2021 season, when he was restricted to 4 video games after present process toe surgical procedure, Ragnow has bounced again because the chief of the Lions’ offensive line. He was additionally named to the Pro Bowl and earned second crew All-Pro honors in 2020.

Do you know? Though the Lions obtained off to a 1-6 begin, they’ve emerged as one of many hottest groups within the NFL, profitable six of their previous seven video games for the primary time since 2016 with Ragnow anchoring the offensive line. Ragnow hasn’t allowed a sack because the 2019 season. — Eric Woodyard


Pro Bowlers: Jaire Alexander, CB (2)

After lacking all however 4 video games final season due to a shoulder damage, Alexander has begun to spherical again into his 2020 type, when he not solely made his first Pro Bowl but additionally was a second-team All-Pro. Regardless of lacking a sport and a half this season, he’s tied for fifth with a career-high 4 interceptions and is tied for eighth within the league with 12 cross breakups. Early within the season, defensive coordinator Joe Barry was hesitant to match up towards one receiver for a whole sport, however when the Packers’ cross protection struggled, Barry has matched Alexander at occasions.

Do you know? That is the primary time since 2013 the Packers haven’t had a number of Pro Bowl picks. Operating again Eddie Lacy was the lone decide that yr. — Rob Demovsky


Pro Bowlers: Kirk Cousins, QB (4), Justin Jefferson, WR (3), LB Za’Darius Smith (3), TE T.J. Hockenson (2) and LS Andrew DePaola (1)

Cousins’ look right here would possibly shock those that have watched solely elements of the Vikings’ season. It is true that he ranks No. 19 amongst NFL quarterbacks with a 51.6 Whole QBR, the bottom mark he is had after Week 15 in his profession. However he has additionally led seven fourth-quarter comebacks, most just lately throwing for 417 yards and 4 landing passes after halftime of the Vikings’ historic victory over the Colts. Cousins has as a lot to do with the Vikings’ 11-3 document as anybody on the crew. Jefferson, who’s main the NFL in receptions (111) and yards (1,623), was a no brainer. Smith has 10 sacks and leads the NFL with 49 quarterback hurries and Hockenson has the second-most catches (65) and yards (730) for a decent finish within the NFL this season.

Do you know? Jefferson has earned three consecutive journeys to the Pro Bowl, becoming a member of Randy Moss as the one receiver in franchise historical past to take action. However he has a lot larger targets on his thoughts. He stated this week that he believes he deserves to be named a first-team All-Pro. “I want to be recognized as one of the top players in the league,” he stated. “Definitely I felt like I should have had it last year. My first year, I understand. [It was] my rookie year. But last year I felt I should have got it. It is what it is, at the end of the day. Nothing I can have control over. But it definitely drives me even more when I didn’t get that first team.” — Kevin Seifert

NFC SOUTH

Pro Bowlers: Chris Lindstrom, OL (1)

Lindstrom in all probability ought to have been named to his first Pro Bowl final season, however one of the vital underrated guards within the sport lastly picked up his first nod. Lindstrom is among the most constant inside linemen within the NFL and an enormous motive why Atlanta has the No. 3 dashing assault within the league. “It would definitely mean a ton,” Lindstrom informed ESPN earlier this week. “You always want to do team accomplishments before individual, but it would be a great honor. It’s something that every player in the league is striving for on a personal level.”

Do you know? Lindstrom is the primary Falcons offensive lineman to make the Pro Bowl since 2018, when offensive sort out Jake Matthews and middle Alex Mack made the crew. It is the second straight yr a Falcons offensive participant made the Pro Bowl after tight finish Kyle Pitts did in order a rookie final season. — Michael Rothstein


Pro Bowlers: Brian Burns, DE (2)

Burns has proven why the Panthers turned down two future first-round picks on the commerce deadline to maintain him. He leads the crew in sacks (10.5), tackles for loss (14) and quarterback hits (18). He’s fourth amongst defensive ends in sacks. And he is solely 24, so his greatest years doubtless are forward of him as he continues to develop as a pass-rusher. He made the Pro Bowl as an alternate final season however was voted in as a starter this time. He’ll be a tone-setter for whoever the Panthers subsequent coach is shifting ahead.

Do you know? Burns is greatest recognized for his Spiderman pose after sacks, however his actual ardour past superheroes is canine. He is obtained a number of of his personal and he is shaped the Route #53 Dawg Rescue Basis, a company to rescue battered, uncared for canine and pair them with properties. — David Newton


Pro Bowlers: Demario Davis, LB (1)

This choice has been lengthy overdue for the 33-year-old, who has had a profession resurgence since signing with New Orleans previous to the 2019 season. Davis was a first-team All-Pro in 2019 and made second-team All-Pro twice, however one way or the other a Pro Bowl choice has all the time eluded him. He has 89 whole tackles this season (tied for forty third within the NFL), 6.5 sacks, 1 interception and 1 fumble restoration. He’s additionally the crew’s Walter Payton Man of the 12 months nominee.

Do you know? That is the fewest variety of gamers the Saints have had voted to the Pro Bowl since 2016 when solely Drew Brees made the roster. It is also the primary time defensive finish Cameron Jordan has not been voted to the roster since that season. The great: Davis is the primary Saints linebacker to be voted to the Pro Bowl since Jonathan Vilma in 2010 and he unlocked a $500,000 contract incentive within the course of. The dangerous? Whereas his 6.5 sacks are a career-high, in addition they lead the crew — not preferrred when three of its defensive ends are former first-round picks. — Katherine Terrell


Pro Bowlers: Tristan Wirfs, OT (2)

Drafted by the Buccaneers thirteenth total in 2020, Wirfs has an distinctive mixture of dimension and bodily abilities, propelling him to fast full-time beginning standing his rookie season and a key function within the Bucs’ Tremendous Bowl LV run. Wirfs produced a 93.2% cross block win fee in 2022, fourth-best within the NFL, earlier than struggling a excessive ankle sprain that is stored him out the previous three video games. He is additionally surrendered only one sack all season, tied for the very best mark within the NFL. His 895 pass-blocking wins in 44 regular-season video games can be ranked sixth amongst offensive tackles in that point span. In 2021, he was named an AP All-Pro. That is his second consecutive Pro Bowl choice.

Do you know? Wirfs is simply the third offensive lineman in Buccaneers historical past to obtain a number of Pro Bowl picks, becoming a member of Tony Mayberry (three) and Davin Joseph (two). He’s additionally the one one of many group to be chosen a number of occasions in his first three seasons. — Jenna Laine

NFC WEST

Pro Bowlers: Budda Baker, S (5)

In a dismal season, Baker was one of many lone shiny spots for the Cardinals. He continued to develop as a security and a pacesetter on a protection that wanted each desperately. He leads the Cardinals in tackles and has 2 interceptions, 6 cross defenses, 2 quarterback hits, 1 compelled fumble and 1 sort out for loss. It is his fourth straight Pro Bowl nod.

Do you know? Baker is the one security within the NFL to be named to the Pro Bowl in every of the previous 4 seasons. — Josh Weinfuss


Pro Bowler: Aaron Donald, DT (9)

Donald has missed the Rams’ previous three video games whereas coping with a excessive ankle sprain, however his Pro Bowl streak continues for the ninth consecutive season. In 11 video games this season, Donald has 5 sacks, 10 tackles for a loss, 11 quarterback hits and a compelled fumble. Donald’s 9 Pro Bowl picks are the third-most in Rams historical past behind defensive sort out Merlin Olsen (14) and left guard Tom Mack (11).

Do you know? Donald’s 9 Pro Bowl nods tie him with Randy White (14 seasons) and Alan Web page (15 seasons) for the eighth-most amongst defensive tackles in NFL historical past. — Sarah Barshop


Pro Bowlers: Trent Williams, OT, (10); Kyle Juszczyk, FB (7); George Kittle, TE (4); Nick Bosa, DE (3); Fred Warner, LB (2); S Talanoa Hufanga (1)

Williams and Juszczyk are mainstays as maybe the very best gamers at their positions. Kittle hasn’t put up the large numbers he typically does within the passing sport however stays the very best mixture of a blocking and receiving tight finish within the NFC. Bosa is within the midst of his greatest season and is a prime contender for Defensive Participant of the 12 months. He and Warner ought to be on this checklist for years to return. Hufanga has loved a breakout season spurred by splash performs, together with 4 interceptions. Linebacker Dre Greenlaw and working again Christian McCaffrey are notable omissions having Pro Bowl-caliber seasons.

Do you know? Kittle’s fourth Pro Bowl choice ties him with Brent Jones for essentially the most by a decent finish in franchise historical past. — Nick Wagoner


Pro Bowlers: Geno Smith, QB (1); Tariq Woolen, CB (1); Quandre Diggs, FS (3); Jason Myers, Okay (2)

Smith wasn’t even anticipated to be the Seahawks’ starter in 2022 after spending a lot of the earlier seven seasons as a backup. Making his first Pro Bowl provides to what could be essentially the most outstanding story of the NFL season. It was well-deserved, too, as Smith and Jalen Hurts have been the NFC’s two greatest quarterbacks all season. Woolen was additionally an apparent alternative, even when an surprising one earlier than the season. The rookie fifth-round decide is tied for the NFL lead in interceptions with six. Myers was one other no-brainer. He is made 26 of 27 field-goal makes an attempt to guide all kickers with a 96.3% fee. Diggs makes his third straight Pro Bowl regardless of not enjoying in addition to he has the earlier two seasons.

Do you know? Having a Pro Bowl on his résumé ought to assist free-agent-to-be Smith in his upcoming contract negotiation. Within the meantime, he’ll money in on a $500,000 incentive that was tied to throwing at the least 20 landing passes (he has 26) and making the Pro Bowl as a starter or backup. Woolen is the Seahawks’ first defensive participant to make the Pro Bowl as a rookie since linebacker Lofa Tatupu in 2005.— Brady Henderson