White added to Pro Bowl roster

The team announced that wide receiver Roddy White will be added to the NFC’s Pro Bowl roster as an injury replacement for Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson. Tight end Tony Gonzalez was the lone Falcon to actually be voted to the team. White ranked first among NFC receivers with 100 catches, fifth in yards (1,296), and tied for six with touchdowns (8). It marks White’s fourth consecutive Pro...

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Gonzalez named to Pro Bowl squad

Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez was the lone member of the team to be named to the 2012 NFC Pro Bowl team. Although it’s certainly possible that more could wind up being named to the team at a later date as injury fill-ins or alternates. Gonzalez currently ranks third among all tight ends in the league in terms of receptions (79) and fourth in yards (867). His 7 touchdowns also are good enough to tie him for third-most among his...

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Grimes joins Pro Bowl squad

Falcons corner Brent Grimes will join eight other teammates and his coaching staff in Honolulu this week, as he’s been added to the NFC’s Pro Bowl roster due to the absence of Charles Woodson. Woodson bowed out because his team, the Green Bay Packers, will be in the Super Bowl, to be played on February 6. This marks the first Pro Bowl for Grimes, who was tied for the team lead with 5 interceptions this year and among the...

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Clabo headed to Hawaii

Falcons offensive tackle Tyson Clabo has been added to the NFC’s Pro Bowl team since Philadelphia Eagles tackle Jason Peters pulled out of the game. Clabo was the first alternate for offensive tackles. He will be the eighth Falcons player to play on the squad, as well as joining the team’s coaching staff in the all-star game that will be played later this...

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White and Weems make All-NFL team

Pro Football Weekly.com in conjunction with the Pro Football Writers of America announced their All-NFL team, not to be confused with the All-Pro teams announced by the Associated Press. Two Falcon players made it: wide receiver Roddy White and specialist Eric Weems. No Falcons made the PFWA team a year ago, although Michael Turner and John Abraham did earn honors in 2008. White led the league in receptions (115) and was second in...

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