Pro Bowl Birds: Three Cards Heading To Orlando

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It’s been a disappointing year for the Arizona Cardinals, but that’s not to say there weren’t big-time performers this year.

Larry Fitzgerald, David Johnson and Patrick Peterson were named to the 2017 Pro Bowl, while Justin Bethel, Calais Campbell, Marcus Cooper, Mike Iupati and Chandler Jones were named alternates.

Fitzgerald, 33, isn’t letting up in his “old” age slow him down. He is on pace to make 2016 has been a record-setting season, breaking a mark he hit just last year.

Fitzgerald has the second most Pro Bowl selections among active players with ten, only trailing Tom Brady, who has 13.

David Johnson has been the most dynamic playmaker in the NFL this year. He has over 100 yards from scrimmage in all 14 games this year, an NFL record. With 1,138 rushing yards and 800 receiving yards, he has a chance, albeit a slim one, to be a 1,000 rusher and receiver this year. His 17 touchdowns also ties a Cardinals franchise record.

It’s another season, another year Patrick Peterson heads to the Pro Bowl. In all six years of NFL service, Peterson has been named as a participant. His rookie year, he was chosen as a kick returner and then five straight years as a corner back.