With the Denver Broncos making their way to Super Bowl XLVIII, a number of players who were named to the Pro Bowl will need to be replaced. The latest player who has been swapped out of next weekend’s game is tight end Julius Thomas.
With Thomas out, Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten has been named as the late replacement for the Pro Bowl roster.
Witten recorded 73 catches for 851 yards and eight touchdowns this season. This will be the ninth Pro Bowl appearance for Witten, who joins wide receiver Dez Bryant and left tackle Tyron Smith as the Cowboys who will representing the team in Hawaii.
The Pro Bowl will air this coming Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Eastern on NBC.