Content
X

Create Account

Or log in with Facebook

X

Log in

Or log in with Facebook

Saints LB Jonathan Vilma Added to NFC Pro Bowl Roster

By Category

Saints LB Jonathan Vilma Added to NFC Pro Bowl Roster

New Orleans Saints middle linebacker Jonathan Vilma has been added to the 2011 NFC Pro Bowl roster.

Vilma replaces San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis, who has a broken hand that kept him out of his team's regular season finale, and will keep him out of his fourth career Pro Bowl.

"It’s always an honor to be elected to the Pro Bowl," Vilma said in a statement released by the team. "I thank the fans, the players of the NFL and the people around the league that thought highly enough of our efforts. There are a lot of guys not only on our team that are deserving of being in the Pro Bowl. I am grateful for the recognition and just want to express my gratitude."

Vilma (6-1, 230) led the Saints with 105 tackles this season, adding four quarterback sacks, three forced fumbles, and an interception as a captain of the NFL's 4th-ranked defense.

This will be Vilma's second consecutive Pro Bowl appearance, and his third overall. Vilma went to his first Pro Bowl in 2005 as a member of the New York Jets.

  • Like Like
  • 0 points

Log in to comment, upload your game day photos and more!

Not a member yet? Join free.

If you have already commented on Cheesehead TV in the past, we've created an account for you. Just verify your email, set a password and you're golden.

Or log in with Facebook

Packers Tickets

Must Read

Quote

"I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious."
"A school without football is in danger of deteriorating into a medieval study hall. "
"The Bears still suck!"