Kapolei, Hawaii (SportsNetwork.com) - Alumni team captains Jerry Rice and
Deion Sanders finalized the 2014 Pro Bowl rosters on Wednesday.
Sanders selected Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck and Carolina signal-
caller Cam Newton with his first two picks, while Rice took New Orleans tight
end Jimmy Graham and Philadelphia running back LeSean McCoy with his first two
Other picks by team Sanders included Arizona cornerback Patrick Peterson,
Dallas wide receiver Dez Bryant, Cincinnati wide receiver A.J. Green, Tampa
Bay cornerback Darrelle Revis, Carolina linebacker Luke Kuechly, Kansas City
safety Eric Berry, Miami cornerback Brent Grimes, Carolina defensive end Greg
Hardy, Pittsburgh wide receiver Antonio Brown, Houston tackle Duane Brown,
Washington tackle Trent Williams, Kansas City outside linebacker Tamba Hali
and Green Bay running back Eddie Lacy.
He also selected San Diego safety Eric Weddle, Kansas City tackle Branden
Albert, Jacksonville linebacker Paul Posluszny, Buffalo outside linebacker
Mario Williams, Baltimore outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, Washington running
back Alfred Morris, Philadelphia wide receiver DeSean Jackson, Chicago
cornerback Tim Jennings, Baltimore kicker Justin Tucker, Minnesota kick
returner Cordarelle Patterson, Cleveland safety T.J. Ward, Dallas tight end
Jason Witten, Cleveland tight end Jordan Cameron and Philadelphia quarterback
Other selections by Team Rice included Cleveland cornerback Joe Haden, tackle
Joe Thomas and wide receiver Josh Gordon, Chicago wide receiver Alshon
Jeffery, Kansas City cornerback Brandon Flowers, Cincinnati linebacker Vontaze
Burfict, New Orleans defensive end Cameron Jordan, San Francisco safety Eric
Reid, New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie, Dallas running back DeMarco
Murray and tackle Tyron Smith, Kansas City outside linebacker Justin Houston,
Buffalo safety Jairus Byrd and Chicago wide receiver Brandon Marshall.
He also took Miami defensive end Cameron Wake, Carolina tackle Jordan Gross,
Kansas City linebacker Derrick Johnson, Washington outside linebacker Brian
Orakpo, Arizona outside linebacker John Abraham, Chicago running back Matt
Forte, Arizona wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, Tennessee safety Alterraun
Verner, New England kicker Stephen Gostkowski, Kansas City returner Dexter
McCluster, New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle, Atlanta tight end Tony
Gonzalez and Kansas City quarterback Alex Smith.
Additionally, Team Sanders traded Indianapolis outside linebacker Robert
Mathis to Team Rice for Washington Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo.
Rice won a coin toss at Tuesday's press conference and had his choice of
active player captains, choosing New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees and St.
Louis defensive end Robert Quinn, as the first members of Team Rice, and
leaving Houston defensive lineman J.J. Watt and Kansas City running back
Jamaal Charles as captains for Team Sanders.
Team Sanders led off the draft process by taking Detroit defensive tackle
Ndamukong Suh first and following that up with another pair of interior
linemen, Tampa Bay's Gerald McCoy and Kansas City's Dontari Poe. Team Rice
took Dallas DT Jason Hatcher and a pair of teammates in Buffalo DTs Kyle
Williams and Marcell Dareus.
The 2014 Pro Bowl will be played at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu on Sunday.
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