Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray was added to the Pro Bowl today as an injury replacement for Frank Gore of the San Francisco 49ers. This is Murray’s first Pro Bowl appearance. Murray started 14-of-14 games for Dallas in 2013, missing two games with a knee injury. He led the team with 217 carries for 1,121 rushing yards and nine rushing touchdowns. He also added 53 receptions for 350 yards and one score. Murray is the first running back selected to the Pro Bowl since Marion Barber in 2007 and just the second since Emmitt Smith’s final trip to Hawaii in 1999.
Murray will be joining Dez Bryant, Tyron Smith, Jason Hatcher and Jason Witten at the Pro Bowl this Sunday. The first ever “Unconferenced” Pro Bowl will be played Jan. 26 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, airing on NBC at 6 p.m. (CST). The first-ever Pro Bowl draft will be nationally-televised on NFL Network Wednesday, Jan. 22 (7 p.m. CST) as alumni captains Jerry Rice and Deion Sanders will pick the teams.
WR Dez Bryant
T Tyron Smith
DT Jason Hatcher (alternate added in place of Haloti Ngata)
TE Jason Witten (alternate added in place of Julius Thomas)
RB DeMarco Murray (injury replacement for Frank Gore)