Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/9/13

NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 13: Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates after defeating the Philadelphia Eagles during the NFC divisional playoff game at the Superdome on January 13, 2007 in New Orleans, Louisiana.The Saints won the game 27-24. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees will replace injured Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III on this year's NFC Pro Bowl squad. Brees will be making his seventh Pro Bowl appearance and will join Green Bay's Aaron Rogers and Atlanta's Matt Flynn as quarterbacks on the NFC team. Brees led the NFL in passing yards and touchdowns this past season, throwing for 5,177 yards and 43 TDs. But he also shared the league lead with 19 interceptions. He replaces Redskins' rookie QB Griffin, who underwent knee surgery on Wednesday.
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