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Russell Wilson added to Pro Bowl roster

Posted January 21, 2013

Russell Wilson was added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster Monday following Sunday’s injury to Matt Ryan.

Wilson joins Drew Brees and Eli Manning in Hawaii at the quarterback position for the NFC. Brees and Manning are also replacement participants, filling in for Aaron Rodgers and Robert Griffin III.

Ryan separated his non-throwing shoulder late in the NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers. Reports suggest that it will not require surgery, but he will not participate in the Pro Bowl.

Wilson becomes the first former North Carolina State player to make the Pro Bowl in his rookie season. After finishing his collegiate career at Wisconsin, Wilson put up top-tier numbers in his first professional campaign.

Wilson threw for 3,118 yards and 26 touchdowns against only 10 interceptions. He also ran for 489 yards and four touchdowns, guiding the Seattle Seahawks to the playoffs.

Wilson becomes the sixth Seahawks player named to the Pro Bowl joining Marshawn Lynch, Russell Okung, Earl Thomas, Max Unger and Leon Washinton.

San Francisco’s NFL-leading nine selections and Baltimore’s six will not play in the Prow Bowl as they prepare for the Super Bowl on Feb. 3.

The Pro Bowl will be played Sunday in Honolulu.

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  • Hokies94 Jan 22, 4:04 p.m.

    Good for him. He had a great year and should have played yesterday, but for a stupid TO called... View More

    — Posted by Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer

    Totally agree with this one.

  • Hammerhead Jan 22, 3:06 p.m.

    #Wolfblood

    — Posted by Killing Time

    #BadgerBlood!!!

    — Posted by Rameses Unchained

    Do you mean TBK?? :) Sorry, I couldn't resist.

    — Posted by GunnyGoesArrrgh

    I was shouting out to Hammerhead!!! The true "Badger" in there. TBK is just a... View More

    — Posted by Rameses Unchained

    Yup, that would be me. My personality is rather badgerlike also, it isn't obvious on an internet message board.

  • GunnyGoesArrrgh Jan 22, 3:05 p.m.

    #Wolfblood

    — Posted by Killing Time

    #BadgerBlood!!!

    — Posted by Rameses Unchained

    Do you mean TBK?? :) Sorry, I couldn't resist.

    — Posted by GunnyGoesArrrgh

    I was shouting out to Hammerhead!!! The true "Badger" in there. TBK is just a... View More

    — Posted by Rameses Unchained

    I know you weren't really referring to our furry State friend:)

  • Rameses Unchained Jan 22, 3:01 p.m.

    #Wolfblood

    — Posted by Killing Time

    #BadgerBlood!!!

    — Posted by Rameses Unchained

    Do you mean TBK?? :) Sorry, I couldn't resist.

    — Posted by GunnyGoesArrrgh

    I was shouting out to Hammerhead!!! The true "Badger" in there. TBK is just a "Badger" in personality.

  • GunnyGoesArrrgh Jan 22, 2:59 p.m.

    The bottom line is that Russell Wilson is a fine young man with Christian values that have... View More

    — Posted by jbbaker5

    +100

    Very well said!

  • GunnyGoesArrrgh Jan 22, 2:54 p.m.

    I'm glad RW is in the pro-bowl, he's had a very good rookie campaign, though I believe RG3 was... View More

    — Posted by PanthersFan45

    Yep. This is one Tar Heel fan that is a huge RW fan. I still can't believe Bunting took Paulus... View More

    — Posted by Rameses Unchained

    Add me to the list of Heels fans who are also RW fans. The guy was a class act from Day 1. I hated to see the Heels lose to him, but I always had and will always have a ton of respect for Wilson. College and Pro sports need more men like RW. High School and College QBs who are less than six feet tall are smiling - RW proved it's not how tall you are, it's how tall you play.

  • GunnyGoesArrrgh Jan 22, 2:51 p.m.

    #Wolfblood

    — Posted by Killing Time

    #BadgerBlood!!!

    — Posted by Rameses Unchained

    Do you mean TBK?? :) Sorry, I couldn't resist.

  • FE_ORA Jan 22, 2:41 p.m.

    I'll be waiting for you to try to convince me that Wilson is looked upon as an NCSU QB, even... View More

    — Posted by vile garbage

    I can't blame you 24. Like I said before, if I were a UNC fan, I would try to forget the 3 consecutive beat downs he put on you as a NC State QB. I would just focus on the one year he spent at Wisky. What's the new UNC motto, "To seem, rather than to be."

  • msingletary Jan 22, 2:07 p.m.

    I'll be waiting for you to try to convince me that Wilson is looked upon as an NCSU QB, even... View More

    — Posted by vile garbage

    What was the name of the starting NCSU QB who beat UNC in 2008, 2009, and 2010?

  • TruthBKnown Banned Again01 Jan 22, 2:03 p.m.

    Great day for Badger football.

    — Posted by Leave it to Beaver Reruns

    Yep, a WHOLE PACK OF BADGERS are happy right now! :)

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