Six rookies are among the 36 first-timers, including quarterbacks Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers and Andy Dalton of the Cincinnati Bengals, who are replacing Super Bowl quarterbacks Eli Manning and Tom Brady.
The Jets need a lot of help to reach the postseason, but they have no chance if they don’t take care of their own business against the Dolphins.
New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has been selected to his fourth consecutive Pro Bowl, his third straight as a starter.
Kris Jenkins announced his retirement on his Facebook page Wednesday after his last two seasons with the New York Jets were cut short by serious knee injuries.
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said on Monday that despite the ongoing Wilpon-Madoff saga, he still has “undiminished” confidence in his team. Do you?
The NFC matched a Pro Bowl scoring record in a 55-41 victory over turnover-prone AFC in a game that was not nearly as interesting as the final would indicate.
After a week of practices about as stressful as a Hawaiian sunset, players shifted to Aloha Stadium for their final workouts before Sunday’s Pro Bowl.
Besides the Steelers and Packers, also missing this Pro Bowl week is NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The NFL said the commissioner is staying in New York so he can concentrate on collective bargaining issues.
The Pro Bowl has returned to its island home, a place where many players thought it should never left.
Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith made the selection on Thursday. It will be DeOssie’s second Pro Bowl. He played two years ago.
Giants leading receiver Hakeem Nicks is likely to miss New York’s regular-season finale against the Washington Redskins with a broken big toe on his left foot.
Michael Vick, who sat out two seasons while serving a federal sentence for dogfighting, was voted to start for the NFC in the Jan. 30 Pro Bowl. Also starting the game in Honolulu will be the Giants’ Chris Snee, and the Jets’ Nick Mangold and Darrelle Revis.
Tom Brady has overtaken Michael Vick to lead all players in the final fan voting for the Pro Bowl. The Patriots quarterback had nearly 1.9 million votes when balloting ended Monday.
Two-time Pro Bowl center Shaun O’Hara likely will return for the Giants in their NFC East showdown with the Eagles.
Kevin Mawae, president of the NFL Players Association and former Jets center, is retiring from the NFL after 16 seasons and eight Pro Bowls.