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Jeremy Maclin, Jon Dorenbos added to 2015 Pro Bowl roster

A total of eight Eagles players are now headed to Arizona.

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Two more Philadelphia Eagles players are headed to the 2015 Pro Bowl. On Friday night, the team announced that wide receiver Jeremy Maclin and long snapper Jon Dorenbos are headed to Arizona next week.

For Maclin, it's the first time he's ever made the Pro Bowl. The 26-year-old receiver had a career year in 2014 after missing the entire 2013 campaign due to an ACL injury. Maclin finished with 85 receptions for 1,318 yards (15.5 yards per reception) and 10 touchdowns. Maclin was originally named as a third team alternate to this year's Pro Bowl. Maclin replaces injured Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas.

Believe it or not, this isn't the first time Dorenbos has been the Pro Bowl. The Eagles' long snapper, who is known for his skills as a magician, first attended the event in 2009. Dorenbos has overcome great tragedy in his life to be where he is now. Pro Football Focus rated Dorenbos to their 2014 PFF All-Pro Special Teams roster. They wrote the following: "A picture of consistency, Dorenbos had just three inaccurate snaps all year. Even then those three weren’t terrible, just enough of an inconvenience to warrant a downgrade." Dorenbos was selected as a "need" player by Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett. (Hey, how about that?)

With Maclin and Dorenbos in, the Eagles are now sending a whopping eight players to the 2015 Pro Bowl: offensive tackle Jason Peters, running back/punt returner Darren Sproles, center Jason Kelce, outside linebacker Connor Barwin, offensive guard Evan Mathis, and rookie kicker Cody Parkey. Running back LeSean McCoy was originally named to the Pro Bowl but has been excused for injury reasons. If McCoy was able to play, the Eagles would have had nine players going to Arizona. Keep in mind that special teamer Chris Maragos (second team) and defensive end Fletcher Cox (sixth team) are still available alternates.

The Pro Bowl game will take place on Jan. 25 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona.

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