Three Cleveland Browns have been named to the 2021 NFL Professional Bowl.
CLEVELAND — Editor’s notice: the video within the participant above is from Dec. 21, 2020.
Because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the 2021 Professional Bowl will not be performed subsequent yr. However that hasn’t stopped some Cleveland Browns from receiving All-Star recognition.
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On Monday, the NFL introduced its rosters for the 2021 Professional Bowl. And the Cleveland was nicely represented, with three Browns gamers being named to this yr’s AFC Professional Bowl roster, together with the next:
- Defensive finish Myles Garrett
- Left guard Joel Bitonio
- Working again Nick Chubb
Final month, the NFL introduced that fairly than enjoying the normal All-Star Sport at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas as deliberate, the sport will as an alternative be performed nearly through the “Madden 21” online game. In response to a launch, “EA SPORTS and the NFL will create a week-long collection of matchups that includes celebrities, NFL Legends, present gamers, and streamers enjoying because the official Professional Bowl rosters in Madden NFL 21,” culminating with “an action-packed digital Professional Bowl sport performed with 2021 Professional Bowl gamers going through off inside Madden NFL 21.”
Laying declare to a 10-Four file, the Browns have already clinched their first successful season since 2007. Subsequent week, Cleveland can finish the NFL’s longest lively postseason drought (17 years) with a win over the New York Jets coupled with both an Indianapolis Colts loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, a Baltimore Ravens loss to the New York Giants or a Miami Dolphins loss to the Las Vegas Raiders.
Chatting with reporters on Monday, Cleveland head coach Kevin Stefanski stated that he was hopeful his gamers would obtain their deserved recognition within the Professional Bowl bulletins.
“I would like our guys to have particular person success,” Stefanski stated. “I would like the accolades for all of them. I do know now we have loads of guys which might be deserving, however on the finish of the day, I feel these guys perceive that these particular person accolades actually are a mirrored image of their teammates of this crew. In the end, that’s what we’re about right here, however it doesn’t imply I don’t hope for our guys to be acknowledged.”