Aaron Rodgers is the best red-zone passer in recent memory. He is among the most mobile and versatile quarterbacks in the NFL. No NFC quarterback has a passer rating as good as Rodgers' 101.9. Yet, when the NFC Pro Bowl rosters were announced Tuesday, Rodgers was left off.
Rodgers will not be alone come the end of the season in feeling short-shrifted, as a number of excellent and deserving players missed the cut. Admittedly, this kind of thing is part of the fun in having All-Star contests, and it happens every year that guys who should be there simply do not fit.
Still, some especially deserving players will have to pay their way to Hawaii, and it just is not right. Read on for 10 players who very much deserved to be on these rosters, and the players they could feasibly replace.