Suggs, Ngata, Yanda & Tucker Selected To Play In 2014 Pro Bowl
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BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Ravens will be well represented at this year’s Pro Bowl.
Linebacker Terrell Suggs, defensive tackle Haloti Ngata, guard Marshal Yanda and kicker Justin Tucker were all selected to play in Hawaii.
Entering Week 17, Suggs ties for 14th in the NFL with a team-high 10 sacks.
“This is awesome, and I have to thank God for blessing me again,” Suggs stated. “I also have to thank the most amazing fans in the world for voting. I can’t thank them enough. I also want thank coach Harbaugh and my teammates for the constant push, and I must give a special credit to coach [Ted] Monachino for the outstanding coaching. But most of all, I have to thank my brother, Haloti Ngata, for being a great teammate and an even better friend.”
Earning the 5th Pro Bowl honor of his career, Ngata has produced 46 tackles, 1.5 sacks and three passes defensed in 2014.
“I’ve been blessed with so much, and I’m very thankful to be recognized as one of the NFL’s top players,” Ngata said. “I’m also thankful for my teammates and coaches who have helped me get there. But more than anything, I want to thank my wife and kids, who make my life easier off the football field by being so supportive.”
Marshal Yanda earned his third-consecutive Pro Bowl, continuing to serve as a stabilizing force on the Ravens’ offensive line.
Meantime, Tucker’s 35 field goals tied for the most in Ravens single-season history.
“What an incredible honor it is to be recognized like this by the players, coaches and fans of the NFL,” Tucker stated. “I am truly blessed to represent such a world-class organization, the Baltimore Ravens, and all of our fans who make up Ravens Nation. I will forever be thankful to the Ravens for giving me a chance to come in and compete for a job after going undrafted last year.
“My gratitude extends to so many who have aided me on this journey, especially John Harbaugh, Jerry Rosburg, Randy Brown, Morgan Cox, Sam Koch and all my teammates. I am truly blessed and very thankful for this.”
They will now be assigned to teams through the Pro Bowl draft, which will air on January 22, 2014.
The game itself will be held on January 26, 2014 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu.
Fullback Vonta Leach didn’t make the cut, but he was selected as a first alternate.
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