Packers honored with 7 pro-bowl starters


Packers honored with 7 pro-bowl starters

CREATED Dec 27, 2011

Here's a portion of the official press release from the Packers.


Represented by seven members of the team, the Green Bay Packers learned Tuesday that wide receiver Greg Jennings, fullback John Kuhn, linebacker Clay Matthews, quarterback Aaron Rodgers, nose tackle B.J. Raji, center Scott Wells and cornerback Charles Woodson were named Pro Bowl selections by the National Football League.

Additionally, Kuhn, Matthews, Rodgers and Woodson were named starters for the NFC squad. 

The seven players are the most the Packers have had voted into the Pro Bowl since 1967. 

Kicker Mason Crosby was named first alternate. Other alternates include linebacker Desmond Bishop, returner Randall Cobb, tight end Jermichael Finley, wide receiver Jordy Nelson, guard Josh Sitton and cornerback Tramon Williams.