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Tuesday, December 27, 2011
BBAO: Pro Bowl announcements tonight

By Kevin Seifert
ESPN.com

We're Black and Blue All Over:

Good Tuesday to everyone. As I'm sure you're aware, the NFL will announce its AFC and NFC Pro Bowl teams Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET. Some teams probably will announce those who are elected alternates as well.

I'll post some analysis shortly after the announcements are made. Remember, Pro Bowl teams are based on voting from fans, players and coaches.

We discussed what I considered the big issues for NFC North players last week. To that list I'll add the status of Detroit Lions defensive end Cliff Avril who now has 11 sacks and has now returned a fumble and an interception for touchdowns.

Continuing around the NFC North: