Vikings CB Antoine Winfield was named to the NFC’s Pro Bowl roster, giving the team 10 all-stars this season.
Although he missed 6 games with a foot injury, Winfield still tied for the team lead with 9 passes defensed and he registered 58 tackles. This year’s Pro Bowl nod for #26 is his 2nd consecutive and it makes him the 1st Vikings CB to earn back-to-back Pro Bowl honors since Carl Lee did it in 1989 and 1990.
The Vikings 10 Pro Bowl players this season is the most a Vikings team has had since the 1998 squad also sent 10 after going 15-1 and advancing to the NFC Championship Game.
Cardinals CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie was originally on the Pro Bowl roster but I’m guessing the knee injury he incurred in last weekend’s Divisional Playoff game against the New Orleans Saints will preclude him from playing in the Pro Bowl and thus opened up a spot for Winfield.
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