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2014 Pro Bowl: J.J. Watt, Duane Brown On Same Team

With the new Pro Bowl "drafting format," it's no longer AFC v. NFC. The Texans' two Pro Bowl representatives, however, will play on the same squad in Honolulu. That, which players are on which team, and more on BRB.

J.J., having fun in the sun.
J.J., having fun in the sun.
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In an attempt to make the Pro Bowl less of a joke, the NFL decided this year to have Jerry Rice and Deion Sanders draft each respective team. You read that last sentence correctly.

As this also provided a fine reason to manufacture content for the NFL Network, the draft was televised over the last two nights. Although I'm sure you watched every second of both broadcasts, here's a summary of the players drafted on Tuesday night and here's a summary of the players drafted last night.

The takeaway for Texans fans is that J.J. Watt and Duane Brown will remain teammates on "Team Sanders." Watt, a captain on Sanders' team, had this to say about making sure his Texans teammate was on his side:

Watt and Brown are the only two Texans who will play in the Pro Bowl on Sunday (6:00 p.m. CST) with Andre Johnson bowing out due to injury.