Found December 27, 2012 on Football Nation:
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With so many stars choosing to opt out of the Winter (not-so) Classic every year, getting snubbed for the NFL Pro Bowl may actually be the honor more players prefer.Nnevertheless, this year’s semi-defunct All-star Game sees a host of deserving NFL stars being left off the boat to Hawaii.NFCDrew Brees: So, what does leading the NFL in yards and touchdowns from the quarterback position get you? If you answered a Pro Bowl selection you would be wrong. Although his Saints did not make the playoffs, Drew Brees has personally thrown for 4,781 yards and 39 scores.In fact, the quarterbacks with the top three tallies, in terms of yardage this season, will be left off the Pro Bowl roster (Drew Brees, Matthew Stafford and Tony Romo). Matt Ryan is the next closest NFC Pro Bowler to Brees, but he has thrown for 300 fewer yards and has tossed for eight fewer touchdowns than has the Saints’ diminutive signal caller.Roddy White: Whether he would admit it publicly, Roddy White’s Pro Bowl snub has go...
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