Jets’ D’Brickashaw Ferguson Added to AFC Pro Bowl Roster


January 10, 2010

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — New York Jets offensive tackle
D'Brickashaw Ferguson was added to the AFC team for the Pro Bowl on Friday.

Ferguson replaces Miami Dolphins tackle Jake Long, who is
out with an injury.

Ferguson is the fourth Jets player and third Jets
offensive lineman on the AFC roster, joining center Nick Mangold, guard Alan
and cornerback Darrelle Revis.

Packers rookie linebacker Clay Matthews was added later
Friday to the NFC squad, replacing Bears LB Lance Briggs. He is the first
Packers rookie to earn a Pro Bowl selection since receiver James Lofton in 1978.

Matthews finished the season with 58 tackles, a franchise
rookie record of 10 sacks, three fumble recoveries, one forced fumble, six
passes defensed and a defensive touchdown.

He is the fourth Packer on the NFC team, joining safety
Nick Collins, quarterback Aaron Rodgers and cornerback Charles Woodson.

The Pro Bowl will be played Jan. 31 at Dolphin Stadium in

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