NFL names Pro Bowl captains

The NFL announced its active player captains for the upcoming Pro Bowl.

Saints quarterback Drew Brees and Rams defensive end Robert Quinn will comprise one team, with Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles and Texans defensive end J.J. Watt captaining the other.

Hall of Famers Deion Sanders and Jerry Rice will each be assigned to one of the teams, with a fourth captain coming from a list of NFL.com fantasy champions.

The draft will take place over two days from Jan. 21-22. The Pro Bowl is scheduled for Jan. 26 at 7 p.m.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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