Drew Brees, JJ Watt among first drafted for Pro Bowl

Wednesday January 22nd, 2014

Saints quarterback Drew Brees passed for over 5,000 yards for the 4th time in his career. (Harry How/Getty Images) New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was selected for his eighth Pro Bowl this season. (Harry How/Getty Images)

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and St. Louis Rams All-Pro defensive end Robert Quinn were among the first players selected by Jerry Rice in the Pro Bowl Draft on Tuesday.

The other captain, Deion Sanders, selected Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt for the game, which will be played on Sunday in Hawaii.

There are still 60 players left to be selected, which will include wide receivers, running backs and quarterbacks.

Here is the rundown, via NFL.com

Team Sanders:

Color: Yellow

Captains: J.J. Watt and Jamaal Charles

Coach: Chuck Pagano

Team Rice:

Color: Orange

Captains: Drew Brees and Robert Quinn

Coach: Ron Rivera

Defensive tackles

Sanders: Ndamukong Suh, Gerald McCoy and Dontari Poe

Rice: Jason Hatcher, Marcell Dareus and Kyle Williams (assigned)


Sanders: Marshal Yanda, Logan Mankins and Kyle Long (assigned)

Rice: Jahri Evans, Ben Grubbs and Evan Mathis


Sanders: Mike Pouncey and Alex Mack

Rice: Ryan Kalil and Nick Mangold (assigned)


Sanders: Marcel Reece (assigned)

Rice: Mike Tolbert

Special teams

Sanders: Matthew Slater

Rice: Justin Bethel (assigned)


Sanders: Brandon Fields (assigned)

Rice: Johnny Hekker

Long snappers

Sanders: J.J. Jansen

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