Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 1/20/13
The San Francisco 49ers' appearance in the Super Bowl means several stars won't play in the Pro Bowl, opening up spots for others Arizona inside linebacker Daryl Washington is headed to the Pro Bowl for the first time. Washington, an alternate, will replace San Francisco's NaVorro Bowman in Hawaii, where the Pro Bowl will be played next Sunday. Washington Redskins linebackers London Fletcher and Ryan Kerrigan will head to the Pro Bowl as replacements for linebackers Patrick Willis and Aldon Smith. Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie running back Doug Martin also is being added to the NFC roster, taking the place of Frank Gore. Martin is the Bucs' first rookie in the Pro Bowl since kick returner Clifton Smith in 2008. The 37-year-old Fletcher is going to his fourth consecutive Pro Bowl. Kerrigan, a second-year player, gets his first trip to the exhibition game. Their additions give the Redskins five Pro Bowl selections for the first time since 1996. They join rookie quarterback Robert G...
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