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Cowboys have 7 Pro Bowl starters, 4 backups

Staff Report
The Associated Press

IRVING, Texas (AP) - The Dallas Cowboys not only tied a franchise record with eleven Pro Bowl selections -- one of them is a backup.Terrell Owens, Tony Romo and backup running back Marion Barber are some of the Dallas players picked by fans and rivals as being among the best in the NFC.The Cowboys have seven starters, four backups - and another four that coach Wade Phillips said are alternates. Among them is recently suspended Roy Williams, a Pro Bowler the last four years who could be invited to take the place of the late Sean Taylor, who is voted in as a starter.The starters are Owens, Jason Witten and three offensive linemen: left tackle Flozell Adams, center Andre Gurode and right guard Leonard Davis.Linebacker DeMarcus Ware and rookie kicker Nick Folk also will start for the NFC.The backups are Romo, Barber, cornerback Terence Newman and safety Ken Hamlin.The game is February 10th in Honolulu.-Dallas had eleven honorees in 1993 and '94, back in the heyday of Troy Aikman, Michael Irvin and Emmitt Smith.
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