Analyzing the Packers’ Seven Pro Bowl Selections: Snubs and Surprises







Not a lot of people get excited about actually watching the Pro Bowl, but almost everyone gets excited about the announcement of the Pro Bowl Selections. This year, the NFC’s #1 Seed, the Green Bay Packers have received seven selections for the free trip to Hawaii.

It’s not eight that the San Francisco 49ers and New England Patriots pulled, but nonetheless an impressive list of players who hold an argument for being the best at their position.

Let’s take a closer look at all seven selections and briefly mention who may have been snubbed.

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Analysis of the Green Bay Packers Pro Bowl Selections

For the first time since 2007, the Packers have five Pro-Bowlers. Taking the trip to Hawaii in late January are S Nick Collins, LB Clay Matthews, CB Charles Woodson, WR Greg Jennings and LT Chad Clifton.

In addition to the five spots on the starting roster, QB Aaron Rodgers and CB Tramon Williams are first alternates. I’m not really sure what the voters were thinking because Rodgers and Williams should have been sure selections along with Matthews and Jennings.

Not that many people really care about the Pro Bowl, but here is my reaction to each Packers player selected or not selected.

By: Nick Grays

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