Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is going to his third Pro Bowl, while Dallas cornerback Mike Jenkins will go for the first time.
The Cowboys announced Monday that Romo and Jenkins had been
added to the NFC roster as injury replacements. Dallas has seven
players going to Sunday's game in Miami.
Romo replaces Minnesota's Brett Favre, who pulled out of the Pro
Bowl after hurting his ankle and taking numerous hard hits in the
NFC championship game loss at New Orleans on Sunday. Romo this
season set Cowboys' single-season records by completing 347 of 550
passes for 4,483 yards while taking every snap. He had a career-low
Jenkins will take the roster spot of Vikings cornerback Antoine
Winfield (foot). Jenkins, a second-year player, led Dallas with
five interceptions and 23 pass breakups.