Rams Quinn and Donald selected for the Pro Bowl
NEW YORK (AP) _ The AFC West champion Denver Broncos led the NFL with nine players selected for the Pro Bowl on Tuesday.
Quarterback Peyton Manning was picked for the 14th time. Joining Manning from the Broncos will be Ryan Clady, Chris Harris, Von Miller, Aqib Talib, Demaryius Thomas, Julius Thomas, T.J. Ward and DeMarcus Ware.
The NFC East champion Dallas Cowboys were second with six selections for the Jan. 25 game in Glendale, Arizona, site of the Super Bowl.
Tony Romo will be going for the fourth time. Dez Bryant, Travis Frederick, Zack Martin, DeMarco Murray and Tyron Smith were also honored.
The St. Louis Rams will be represented by Robert Quinn named for the second straight year and rookie tackle Aaron Donald also selected. Quinn is among the league leaders with 10 1-2 sacks, his third straight season in double digits. Donald is the Rams’ first rookie to make the Pro Bowl since running back Jerome Bettis in 1993 and is the team’s first rookie defensive player to be honored since linebacker Isiah Robertson in 1971.
For the second consecutive season, players will be selected without regard to conference in voting by fans, coaches and players.
Hall of Famers Cris Carter and Michael Irvin will serve as alumni team captains for their Pro Bowl teams.