For Third Straight Year, Bears Shut Out In Initial Pro Bowl VotingThe Bears have two players likely to be selected as alternates after the first round of selections were made.
Bernstein: All-Star Sunday? HardlyIt was strange for the inveterate sports consumer yesterday, as we faced our first Sunday since the summer without NFL football.
Peppers, Hester Help NFC Dominate Pro BowlThe NFC dominated in the Pro Bowl with the help of two Chicago Bears. Four Bears were invited, but only kick returner/wide receiver Devin Hester and defensive end Julius Peppers were able to attend. Linebackers Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs withdrew with undisclosed injuries.