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Sam Shields, Randall Cobb Added To Pro Bowl Roster

A pair of Packers will be making their first trips to the Pro Bowl this weekend as replacements.

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Cornerback Sam Shields and wide receiver Randall Cobb will both be making Pro Bowl appearances for the first time in their careers.

It was announced Monday afternoon that Shields will replace New England cornerback Darrelle Revis, while Cobb will make the exchange with Dallas Cowboys wideout Dez Bryant. Revis won't be eligible to play because his team will play in the Super Bowl, while Bryant is out due to injury.

Shields started all 14 games he played in and posted 42 tackles (32 solo), two interceptions and 13 passes defensed while adding an interception in the NFC Championship Game. He is also the first Packers cornerback to be selected for the game since Charles Woodson (2011).

Cobb finished the regular season tied for ninth in the NFL in receptions (91), 11th in receiving yards (1,287) and tied for fourth in receiving touchdowns (12). He will join fellow-Packer Jordy Nelson on the sidelines. The duo was the first in franchise history to catch 10 or more touchdown passes in the same season.

The Pro Bowl is scheduled to be played  January 25 in Arizona at 8 p.m. Eastern.