Pro Bowl 2013: Exciting Offensive Players to Watch in Honolulu

Jonathan IrwinContributor IIJanuary 24, 2013

HOUSTON, TX - JANUARY 05:  A.J. Green #18 of the Cincinnati Bengals runs a play during the game against the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on January 5, 2013 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
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The Pro Bowl isn't always the most hard-fought game of the year, but with such exciting stars on the field, fireworks are bound to happen.

The 2013 Pro Bowl will be no different, with some of the most dynamic offensive players the NFL has to offer making the trek to Honolulu.

Even though stars like RG3 and Chris Johnson will be skipping the game due to injuries, there are still plenty of players to get excited about watching.


A.J. Green, WR, Cincinnati Bengals

A.J. Green had a fantastic follow-up to his rookie year this season, accumulating close to 100 catches for 1,350 yards and 11 touchdowns.

The athletic wideout will be making his second Pro Bowl appearance and should put on a good show in Hawaii.

While Andy Dalton is growing into a great passer, he's nowhere near the level of AFC starting quarterback Peyton Manning. Manning and Green should connect often in the Pro Bowl, creating plenty of big plays.


Julio Jones, WR, Atlanta Falcons

Just like Green, Julio Jones enjoyed his own follow-up campaign in 2012, putting up 1,198 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns.

The ever-explosive Jones was huge in Atlanta's playoff loss to the 'Niners, catching 11 passes for 182 yards and two touchdowns.

Making his first Pro Bowl appearance, Jones will be catching passes from NFC South rival Drew Brees. The damage these two should do together will be a lot of fun to watch.


Russell Wilson, QB, Seattle Seahawks

RG3 and Aaron Rodgers will be sitting out the Pro Bowl with injuries this year. Looking for the next great thing, fans get to watch Russell Wilson as the backup quarterback for the NFC.

While at first glance he may not seem all that exciting of a player, Wilson is sure to put on a show.

The dynamic QB did it all this season, passing for 3,118 yards while rushing for 489. In total, Wilson produced 30 touchdowns.

Making his first Pro Bowl appearance, the dual-threat rookie will get the chance to test his merit against some of the pass rushers in the AFC.

He's not the flashiest guy around, but given the opportunity, you can be sure he'll torch the AFC for a 15- to 20-yard run here and there.

Wilson is no RG3, but he's the closest thing we'll get this in this year's Pro Bowl.