Championship weekend has come and gone. While the Dallas Cowboys have been sitting on the couch since the end of Wild Card Weekend, several players have one more game to play. It may be a flag football game but it is still a reward. The Pro Bowl games are happening this week and Dallas is sending eight players to the event.
Micah Parsons, CeeDee Lamb, DaRon Bland, Bryan Anger, Brandon Aubrey, Tyler Smith, Jake Ferguson and DeMarcus Lawrence will all be making the trip to Orlando, Florida. Smith is replacing Zack Martin, who will not participate due to personal reasons, and Ferguson and Lawrence are replacing Nick Bosa and George Kittle of the 49ers who are playing in the Super Bowl. Dak Prescott was also selected by he is opting out according to reports due to the anticipated birth of his daughter. This is the second year in a row the Pro Bowl will be skills competitions followed by a flag football game between the AFC and NFC on Sunday.
The Cowboys are a franchise filled with some of the greatest players in NFL history and a lot of them played in the all-star game multiple years. Even during tough years, rarely were the Cowboys not represented in this game. While a great performance in an exhibition game might not be something a player wants to be known for, some Cowboys have delivered memorable performances.