Originally posted on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 12/26/12
Reggie Hodges' push to get Phil Dawson into his first Pro Bowl paid off. Dawson was named to his first Pro Bowl, which will be played on Sunday Jan. 27 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dawson finished second to Sebastian Janikowski in the fan voting, which counted as one third of the total vote. The other two-thirds were made up of votes from players and coaches in the NFL. I was happy that Phil and Joe were recognized for having Pro Bowl seasons, Pat Shurmur said. Phil has been one of the most consistent kickers in the NFL throughout his career, and this year he was near perfect, including many long range field goals. I believe it is very appropriate that he is getting his due credit after 14 years in the league, he said. Joe has established himself as one of the top left tackles in the game, and he has played as a very high level once again this year. He was a big part of the improvement that I felt we made as on offense. Dawson is the first Browns player to be selected to the Pro Bowl as a kicker. Lou Groza was selected as a tackle. Dawsons 96.6 field goal percentage this season leads the AFC and he is 6-of-6 on field goals from 50 yards or longer, which is tied for the most in the AFC. He has 112 points, which is his sixth-straight 100 plus point season. His career 84.2 percent field goal percentage is first all-time in NFL history among kickers who have at least 300 or more field goals. Thomas has been selected to the Pro Bowl in all six of his NFL seasons. He has not missed any offensive snaps since joining the Browns as the third pick in the 2007 NFL Draft. Jim Brown is the only other Browns player to make the Pro Bowl in his first six seasons. Joshua Cribbs was selected as a first alternate as both a kick return specialist and as a special teamer. Linebacker DQwell Jackson and center Alex Mack were named as first alternates.
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Revis hints he is open to taking significant pay cut

Several NBA executives have concerns about Lonzo Ball’s father

Kim Mulkey gives awful post-game speech about Baylor scandal

Bill Walton goes shirtless during ESPN broadcast to the dismay of one woman

Sanu: Halftime show played role in Super Bowl collapse

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

James Dolan is among potential group of investors of new arena for New York Islanders

Report: Rams, Clippers discussing NBA venue in Inglewood

Terrence Jones reportedly interested in joining Celtics

LeBron reverses course, says he ‘always felt good’ about Cavs

Report: Ole Miss tried to implicate Mississippi State in football scandal

Jamaal Charles could be on the roster bubble

Top 10 shortstops in baseball for 2017

The most dangerous NBA teams flying under the radar

Eat, Drink, Watch: Your award-worthy weekend planning guide

Grading the NBA trade deadline on the Vince Carter scale

Box Score 2/24: A night of NBA disrespect

As NHL trade deadline nears, seven teams who could be dealing

The 'Pete Rose instead of Kareem? Surely, you can't be serious' quiz

Streaming sports docuseries you don't want to miss

Teams that can prevent a Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals three-peat

The NFL off-season is a passer’s fancy

The Aesthetic: Pushing the boundaries of the three-pointer

NBA coaches who should be fired soon

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Top 10 shortstops in baseball for 2017

The most dangerous NBA teams flying under the radar

Eat, Drink, Watch: Your award-worthy weekend planning guide

Grading the NBA trade deadline on the Vince Carter scale

Streaming sports docuseries you don't want to miss

As NHL trade deadline nears, seven teams who could be dealing

The 'Pete Rose instead of Kareem? Surely, you can't be serious' quiz

Teams that can prevent a Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals three-peat

The NFL off-season is a passer’s fancy

QUIZ: Name every MLB pitcher who has recorded 10 or more shutouts in a single season

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker