Saturday, January 29, 2011
Giants, Jets are set for Pro Bowl
Four Giants and two Jets will participate in the Pro Bowl (7 p.m. Sunday).
Two New York centers -- Nick Mangold of the Jets and Shaun O'Hara of the Giants -- were named to the Pro Bowl but will miss the game because of injuries.
Kirby Lee/Image of Sport/US PresswireThe Giants' Antrel Rolle will start at free safety for the NFC.
Zak DeOssie, Giants, long snapper: The NFC coach, Mike Smith of Atlanta, named DeOssie to his second Pro Bowl squad. DeOssie, 26, also made the team after the 2008 season.
D'Brickashaw Ferguson, Jets, offensive tackle: Ferguson, 27, made the team outright this season and will start. He replaced an injured Jake Long of Miami last year.
Darrelle Revis, Jets, cornerback: This is the third Pro Bowl in a row for Revis, 25, who will start. He had an interception in the 2009 game.
Antrel Rolle, Giants, safety: Rolle, 28, made the Pro Bowl in his first season with the Giants. He will start at free safety; the original starter, Nick Collins of the Packers, will miss the game because of the Super Bowl.
Chris Snee, Giants, guard: This is the third consecutive Pro Bowl for Snee, 29, who will start.
Justin Tuck, Giants, defensive end: This is the second Pro Bowl for Tuck, 27, who also earned a trip to Honolulu after the 2008 season.