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Atlanta Falcons Send Seven Players To Pro Bowl

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Ovie Mughelli celebrates the Pro Bowl in style.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Ovie Mughelli celebrates the Pro Bowl in style. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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Hey, at least the fans like what they see from the Falcons.

In all, the Falcons sent seven to the Pro Bowl, five starters and two subs. Michael Turner, Ovie Mughelli, Roddy White, John Abraham and Eric Weems will start, with Matt Ryan and Tony Gonzalez as backups. It's a sign that the Falcons' fine work has been recognized in 2010, though I'd obviously prefer a Pro Bowl team populated entirely by our guys.

Snubs? I think you could make a very reasonable argument for including Brent Grimes, William Moore and Curtis Lofton, as well as Todd McClure. I am surprised Grimes couldn't garner enough votes with his play and the media attention he's received, but we know how good he is. That's gotta count for something.

For those that did make it, the honor is richly deserved. Let's celebrate a little today before we get down to the business of the Panthers game.