Oakland Raiders sending 7 players to 2017 Pro Bowl

OAKLAND (KTVU) -- Seven players for the Oakland Raiders have been picked for the 2017 Pro Bowl, rosters released Tuesday by the NFL show.

NFL.com, citing the roster reports, said Derek Carr, Amari Cooper, Khalil Mack, Kelechi Osemele, Reggie Nelson, Rodney Hudson and Donald Penn have been named to the AFC roster that will play on Jan. 29 at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida.

The seven players represent a league-best milestone for the Raiders, which on Sunday clinched a berth in the NFL playoffs, the first time since 2002.

Sebastian Janikowski kicked a 44-yard field goal with 2:40 left, his fourth of the game, helping lead the Raiders to a 19-16 win over the San Diego Chargers at the Relocation Bowl


On the NFC side, the Atlanta Falcons were set to send six players to the all-star game, including Julio Jones, Devonta Freeman and Matt Ryan.

Tom Brady, quarterback for the New England Patriots, was named to his 11th career Pro Bowl.

After several years in Hawaii, the Pro Bowl game will take place in 2017 in Orlando.

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