NFL review: Dolphins lax in concussion protocol on Matt Moore hit

An NFL review has determined the Dolphins failed to strictly follow the league’s concussion protocol when quarterback Matt Moore took a massive hit in their wild-card playoff game against the Steelers earlier this month.

The rosters for the AFC and NFC teams were announced in December, but much has changed the starting lineups, including injuries and postseason runs.

The 44-man Pro Bowl teams are comprised of 21 offensive and 18 defensive players plus five specialists, including a long snapper. Andy Reid and the coaches from the Kansas City Chiefs will lead the AFC Pro Bowl team, and Jason Garrett and the coaches from the Dallas Cowboys will head the NFC squad.

Ten players from the two teams participating in Super Bowl 51, the Falcons and Patriots, were selected to the original Pro Bowl roster this season: Linebacker Vic Beasley Jr., kicker Matt Bryant, running back Devonta Freeman, wide receiver Julio Jones, center Alex Mack and quarterback Cheap Hockey Jerseys Youth Matt Ryan of the Falcons, and quarterback Tom Brady, linebacker Dont’a Hightower, safety Devin McCourty and special teamer Matthew Slater of the Patriots.

The Pro Bowl players were determined by the consensus votes of fans, players and coaches. Each group’s vote counted one-third toward determining the 86 Pro Bowl selections. A long snapper was chosen by each head coach as a ‘need’ player. The NFL is the only sports league that combines voting by fans, coaches and players to determine its all-star teams. In 1995, the NFL became the first professional sports Cheap Ireland Soccer Jerseys league to offer online all-star voting.

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