Manning, five other former Vols in Pro Bowl

Manning, five other former Vols in Pro Bowl


KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Peyton Manning and five other former Tennessee football players have been selected to play in the 2013 Pro Bowl.

Manning, the quarterback for the Denver Broncos, hopes to have a scheduling conflict. The game will be played on Jan. 27, a week before Super Bowl XLVII.

Manning and two other Vols are on playoff teams.

Also selected to the AFC team are Houston Texans running back Arian Foster, New England Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo, Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Eric Berry and Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt.

Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten was selected as a member of the NFC team.

Denver, Houston and New England are all playoff teams.

There were no Tennessee Titans players named to the AFC squad.


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