The Atlanta Falcons have multiple Pro Bowl players this year, thanks to the occasionally impressive offense. The NFL announced that WR Julio Jones and RB Devonta Freeman have made the Pro Bowl.
Freeman exploded in his sophomore season, and has 218 carries for 907 yards and 10 touchdowns, and 68 receptions for 543 yards and 2 touchdowns in 13 games. This is Freeman's first Pro Bowl.
Jones is on pace for a career best, with 118 receptions for 1,544 yards and 7 touchdowns in 14 games. This is his third Pro Bowl in his fifth season. He has actually made the Pro Bowl every year he was healthy, with the exception of his rookie season.
Pro Football Focus gave Atlanta three Pro Bowl nods based on their metrics: Jones, FB Patrick DiMarco, and RT Ryan Schraeder.
Players will occasionally sit out when they are nicked up or in the playoffs. Neither of those should be an issue for these players. However, that will probably allow another few Falcons make the Pro Bowl as alternates.
The Pro Bowl will again be held in Hawaii, televised the week before the Super Bowl, on January 31, 2016. The players are then "drafted" to a team coached by Jerry Rice and Michael Irvin.