The Dallas Cowboys now have five players in the Pro Bowl.
Per NBC 5's Newy Scruggs and multiple media reports, running back DeMarco Murray was announced as an injury replacement for the San Francisco 49ers’ Frank Gore on Monday night. In Honolulu, he will join teammates WR Dez Bryant, LT Tyron Smith, DT Jason Hatcher and TE Jason Witten.
Of the five Dallas representatives in the game, four--including Murray--are first timers. Witten is the only one who has been to the Pro Bowl before, and he’s now been to nine.
Murray finished 2013 with 217 carries, 1,124 yards and nine touchdowns while playing in 14 games--all career highs.
Of course, these Cowboys could end up facing each other, an option that wasn’t on the table in previous Pro Bowls. This year, rather than it being an AFC-NFC affair, team captains Deion Sanders and Jerry Rice will serve as team captains and draft their teams (more or less) playground style.
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