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Darth Biscuit

Pro Bowl

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If I had to guess on the alternates...

DeAngelo Williams - First alternate

John Kasay - First alternate

Brad Hoover - First alternate

Travelle Wharton - Second alternate

That's probably all, but there are usually a few surprises at second and third alternate. I wouldn't be shocked to see someone like Jason Baker or Chris Gamble on the list.

i think jake deserves to be there too ----- of course, would we rather have twenty pro-bowlers like the cowgirls and NOT WIN A PLAYOFF GAME????? or only get a little recognition and be hoisting the lombardi trophy in feb???

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Apparently they announced at least one of the alternates early. Panthers.com says that DeAngelo is the first alternate.

http://www.panthers.com/Common/Article.aspx?id=42528

The teams probably already know the alternates just like they probably knew the pro bowl list yesturday.

If you go to the pro bowl as an alternate do you still have the title of a pro bowler?

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So when this board was saying that it was all Redskins and just a popularity vote, the Pro Bowl was stupid.

Now that the Panthers have 4 (and they did get those 4 right), it's not so stupid any more. Just clarifying

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So when this board was saying that it was all Redskins and just a popularity vote, the Pro Bowl was stupid.

Now that the Panthers have 4 (and they did get those 4 right), it's not so stupid any more. Just clarifying

Well, I agree with both. The way that they do the fan voting for the Pro-Bowl IS stupid, but fortunately, they have some safeguards in place to overcome things in most cases.

I think that a lot of people don't realize the breakdown and think that it's like the NBA where the top vote getters automatically get in. The NFL isn't like that.

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O.K. I think that if only people who watched EVERY SINGLE GAME, and knew EVERY SINGLE STAT...and had no FANBASED BIAS voted then it would be absolutely fair.

But I doubt that'll ever happen.

I mean no one will know about D. WIlliams unless he's on ESPN so I can't really blame people when they vote for a team with the best record or their home team. I know last year After I voted for the NFC. I voted for majority Patriots(who I actually still don't like)...only because they were 16-0 and I felt that's hard to do.

Same with Beason if they showed him and his impact on ESPN last year he'd of easily been on the Pro Bowl roster.

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Williams still has a good shot at going to the Pro Bowl. RBs tend to opt out due to lingering injuries, especially ones who get in the upwards of 350 carries. Then again you could say a young guy like Peterson and a guy like Turner who is going to his first Pro Bowl probably won't turn down the oppurtunity. That leaves Portis as the likely candidate to give up his spot.

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i am shocked. when i think pro bowl LT i dont think jordan gross. i think d-lo, hoover, and warton would be more deserving.

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I think Williams should have gotten in, but I have no problem with turner and peterson being on the team ahead of him. Both of those guys have been integral parts to their teams success. Just as williams has to ours.

Portis was playing lights out at the beg. of the season and was making a strong case for the best RB in the league, but his team fell apart, and he has been injured.

Overall, the probowl thing doesn't bother me. Sure it would be great to see our guys get in, but it is a pointless game to say the least.

I'm just glad to see the nfc south as a whole represent a little better this year than last year's 0 for.

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Williams will most likely get in.

FB is totally a popularity contest as not many people watch the position.

Obviously I'd like to see Wharton get in there, but 4 players is a pretty nice haul for us. I can't really complain.

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