Dolphins’ Mike Pouncey, Bucs’ Doug Martin, Gerald McCoy tabbed for Pro Bowl

From left: Mike Pouncey of the Dolphins, and Doug Martin and Gerald McCoy of the Buccaneers.


NEW YORK (AP) — Center Mike Pouncey was the Miami Dolphins’ lone selection for the Pro Bowl, while the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had running back Doug Martin and defensive tackle Gerald McCoy picked.

The Carolina Panthers led the NFL with 10 players selected..

The Panthers are two wins away from a perfect regular season. Quarterback Cam Newton was picked Tuesday for the third time. Five of his teammates were first-time selections, including cornerback Josh Norman and linebacker Thomas Davis.

Seattle, Arizona and New England each had seven players selected, and Cincinnati had five players picked.

Raiders safety Charles Woodson, who announced on Monday that he will retire after the season, was selected for the ninth time.

Hall of Famers Jerry Rice and Michael Irvin will serve as alumni team captains for their Pro Bowl teams. The draft will be on Jan. 27.

The Pro Bowl will be held on Jan. 31 in Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii.