Ravens tie Pro Bowl record with 12 selections

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The Baltimore Ravens, the best team in the NFL, will have a great showing at the Pro Bowl.

That’s because they’ve taken flight this season by pilot Lamar Jackson. Baltimore’s record stands at 12-2 as they seek the number one overall seed and home field throughout the playoffs.

The Ravens will send 12 players to the Pro Bowl, leading the NFL and tying a record for most Pro Bowl Players on an initial roster. Jackson, the leading candidate for MVP, had the most fan votes of any player.

The following players were selected to the Pro Bowl:

  • Lamar Jackson, quarterback
  • Mark Ingram II, running Back
  • Marshal Yanda, right guard
  • Ronnie Stanley, left tackle
  • Mark Andrews, tight end
  • Patrick Ricard, fullback
  • Earl Thomas III, safety
  • Marlon Humphrey, cornerback
  • Marcus Peters, cornerback
  • Matthew Judon, outside linebacker
  • Justin Tucker, kicker
  • Morgan Cox, long snapper

Right tackle Orlando Brown, Jr. and punter Sam Koch were elected as Pro Bowl alternatives. The team could have 14 players selected overall. They’ve proven themselves against the NFL elite and playoff teams; namely the Seahawks, Patriots, Texans, 49ers and Bills.

Of the teams 12 Pro Bowler selections, nine have grown through the Ravens’ system. Six were draft picks and three where signed as undrafted free agents. Moreover, head coach John Harbaugh is in the running for Coach of the Year.

The Ravens are a complete, special team and are serious contenders to win the Super Bowl.

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