Being selected to play in the NFL Pro Bowl is an honor, but everyone knows the real honor comes later when the NFL's Associated Press All-Pro team is announced, as voted on by a panel of 50 members of the media who cover the NFL.
So when that team was announced on Friday, there were several Dallas Cowboys who were selected as All-Pros, and to no one's surprise, they all reside on the offensive side of the ball.
Of course, it all started with running back DeMarco Murray, who led the NFL in rushing by a proverbial mile. He was selected as a first-team running back along with the guy he led in rushing yards by around 500 yards, Pittsburgh's Le'Veon Bell. He was joined on the first team by teammate Dez Bryant, who led the NFL with 16 touchdown receptions this season.
But none of Murray's and Bryant's accomplishments would've likely been possible without the best offensive line in the league, and third-year tackle Tyron Smith and rookie guard Zach Martin were both named first-team All-Pros, while second-year center Travis Frederick was selected as a second-teamer.
Tony Romo, who ended up edging out Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers in Week 17 for the NFL's top quarterback rating, was selected as a quarterback, while Rodgers got the first-team nod. Dan Bailey, known around these parts as the field goal kicking robot, was also selected as a kicker behind first-team kicker Adam Vinatieri.