Denver Broncos LB Von Miller, OG Cris Kuper Not Participating In The 2013 Pro Bowl
The Denver Broncos ended their season in the AFC division round of the NFL playoffs unexpectedly to the Baltimore Ravens who will now be playing in Super Bowl XLVII. The Broncos who made the NFL Pro Bowl, however, will get a chance to participate this weekend in the annual all star game in Hawaii.
The Broncos had eight players invited to Hawaii, but only five who will make the trip: quarterback Peyton Manning, guard Zane Beadles, wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, cornerback Champ Bailey and defensive end Elvis Dumervil. The three players that will not make the trip are offensive tackle Ryan Clady, offensive guard Chris Kuper and linebacker Von Miller.
Clady and Miller are just nursing minor shoulder injuries and could use the rest, but Kuper is scheduled to have surgery to repair what turned out to be another break in his lower left fibula.
The Broncos will be representing the annual Pro Bowl well, but look for the Broncos to add even more players to next year’s All-Star game. Give the Broncos another season to improve with Manning at the helm and you should see an increase in production from receivers Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker. If the Broncos pass more, which they plan to do with new offensive coordinator Adam Gase, it could also increase the yardage that the starting tailback would produce since the defense will be more in the pass preventative mode.
I also could see cornerback Chris Harris step up a little more and become a Pro Bowl-caliber player as early as next season. Plan on seeing plenty of Denver helmets in the 2014 Pro Bowl.
You can comment on this article below. Your opinions and thoughts will be greatly appreciated.
Follow me on Twitter @Broncos_Media
Like me on Facebook Mark Stringer – RantSports.com
Add me to your circle on Google + Mark Stringer
Dolphins Must Take Advantage Of Brady's Suspension
The Miami Dolphins must use Tom Brady's suspension to their advantage if they want to win AFC East. Read More
Report: Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry is back, he “kicked cancer’s ass”
Kansas City S Eric Berry got phenomenal news recently and will be back with the Chiefs very, very soon. Read More