Falcons wide receiver Roddy White was added to the NFC’s Pro Bowl roster on Tuesday.
White will be making his second Pro Bowl appearance in two years. He led the Falcons in receiving yards with 1,153 on 85 receptions and became the second receiver in franchise history to have three consecutive 1,000-yard seasons. White had a career-high 11 touchdowns.
“I’m excited to be heading back to the Pro Bowl for a second year,” White said in a statement released by the team. “My teammates played a huge part in my success this year and I have to credit them as well.”
Last season White moved into fourth place on the Falcons’ all-time receiving yardage list with 4,689 career yards. He passed Jim Mitchell who totaled 4,410 receiving yards in 11 seasons. White is 945 yards shy of the third spot.
“I’m excited to see Roddy be recognized for a fantastic season,” Falcons head coach Mike Smith said in a statement. “Roddy contributed to this team in numerous ways and his addition to the NFC team is well deserved.”
The Pro Bowl will be played on Sunday at Sun Life Stadium in Miami.
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