Grubbs, Moore added to AFC Pro Bowl roster

PFW staff
January 23, 2012
Saints sign OG Grubbs

Ravens OG Ben Grubbs and Jets OG Brandon Moore have been added to the AFC roster for the Pro Bowl, replacing Patriots OGs Logan Mankins and Brian Waters.

Grubbs, who originally was selected as a first alternate, and teammate Marshal Yanda, who was earlier named to his first Pro Bowl, will serve as starting guards for the AFC.

This is the first Pro Bowl nod of Grubbs' five-year NFL career With his help, RB Ray Rice led the league with 2,068 yards from scrimmage and was second in rushing (1,364).

Moore was selected as a second alternate to the Pro Bowl and this will be his first Pro Bowl appearance. He was a key contributor to an offense that finished first in the NFL in red-zone efficiency in 2011, scoring touchdowns 65.5 percent of the time. He also helped pave the way for RB Shonn Greene to produce his first 1,000-yard season with 1,054 yards.