Jets DE Shaun Ellis added to AFC Pro Bowl roster
New York Jets defensive end Shaun Ellis has been added to the
AFC Pro Bowl roster, replacing the Indianapolis Colts’ Robert
Mathis is unable to play in the NFL’s all-star game in Miami on
Sunday because he’ll be preparing for the Super Bowl against New
Orleans the following week. Mathis is one of seven Colts players
being replaced on the Pro Bowl roster.
Ellis will play in his second Pro Bowl, and first since the 2003
season, despite having a broken left hand that requires
Ellis had 6 1/2 sacks during the regular season and ranks third
in franchise history with 68 sacks. He joins cornerback Darrelle
Revis, left guard Alan Faneca, center Nick Mangold and left tackle
D’Brickashaw Ferguson as Jets in the Pro Bowl.