Dolphins Long Snapper John Denney Added to Pro Bowl

Kent Nishimura

The Miami Dolphins have had long snapper John Denney added to the AFC Pro Bowl roster as a coach's selection. Denney brings the Dolphins' contingent at the annual all-star game to two, joining defensive end Cameron Wake.

Miami Dolphins long snapper John Denney has been added to the AFC Pro Bowl roster as a coach's selection. He joins Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake heading to the NFL's all-star game.

This is Denney's second straight Pro Bowl, having been a coach's pick last year from the Houston Texans' coaching staff. This year, Denney was selected by John Fox and the Denver Broncos' coaching staff.

"John deserves this recognition for his outstanding play this season and I am happy that he will join Cam [Wake] to represent the Dolphins in Hawaii," Dolphins Head Coach Joe Philbin stated when the selection was announced.

Denney, an eighth-year pro from Brigham Young served as the Dolphins long snapper in all 16 games in 2012. He is currently tied for second with Jim Langer for most consecutive games played in team history with 128 games in his career. Denney only trails Jason Taylor who played in 130 consecutive games

"I am very honored to be selected to represent the Miami Dolphins at the 2013 Pro Bowl," said Denney. He then thanked special teams coach Darren Rizzi, assistant special teams coach Dave Fipp, kicker Dan Carpenter, and punter Brandon Fields.

The selection of Denney marks the third time a Dolphins player was added to the team as a coach's selection. Beside's Denney's selection last year, linebacker Zach Thomas was a coach's selection to the 2000 Pro Bowl. This is also the third time a non-kicker, non-punter special teams Dolphins player has made the Pro Bowl, again Denney last year, and Larry Izzo in 2000.

The 2013 Pro Bowl will take place on January 27 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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