Three Atlanta Falcons have been named to the NFC Pro Bowl roster, the National Football League announced Wednesday. Quarterback Matt Ryan, tight end Tony Gonzalez, and wide receiver Julio Jones will represent the Falcons as members of the 2012 team.
Ryan has been selected to the Pro Bowl for the second time in his career. He has completed 394 of 571 pass attempts (69 percent) for 4,481 yards with 31 touchdowns, 14 interceptions, and a 100.2 passer rating this season.
Gonzalez was named to the Pro Bowl for the 13th time in his career and the third time in his four seasons with the Falcons. The future Hall of Famer has continued to shine in his 16th season, catching a team-high 88 passes for 889 yards with eight touchdowns.
Jones earned his first career Pro Bowl selection after setting career highs with 76 receptions, 1,142 yards and a team-high 10 touchdowns.