Derek Carr to Replace Aaron Rodgers at 2016 NFL Pro Bowl

January 20, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr was named Wednesday to the 2016 NFL Pro Bowl, where he will replace Green Bay Packers signal-caller Aaron Rodgers.
“First, I want to thank God for the opportunity to be able to go to Hawaii,” Carr said in a press release on the Raiders' official website. “Secondly, I want to thank my family, my friends, my teammates, my coaches and all of Raider Nation for their support. Third, I want to thank everyone who voted for me and all of the opposing players and coaches that voted for me. That means more to me than they know. Go Raiders!”
In his second season out of Fresno State, Carr threw for 3,987 yards and 32 touchdowns against 13 interceptions.   
Rodgers has been named to five Pro Bowls but has sat out the last three. He was replaced last season by Andy Dalton and by Eli Manning in 2013. It's unclear what led to Rodgers bowing out this time, but he was listed on the injury report this season with...

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