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Pro Bowl rosters 2016: Jarvis Landry and Odell Beckham team up again

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The NFL Pro Bowl Draft was held on Wednesday night, and former LSU teammates Jarvis Landry and Odell Beckham, Jr., are teamed up again.

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The NFL held the made-for-TV 2016 Pro Bowl Draft on Wednesday night, assigning the players for the game to either Team Rice, captained by Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice, or Team Irvin, captained by Hall of Fame wide receiver Michael Irvin. Under the "unconferenced" rules to the Pro Bowl, a system that the league started in 2014, players are selected to the all-star game without regards to whether they play in the AFC or NFC; they are then assigned to a team through a "fantasy draft" style event, with two legends serving as the captains for the team.

The fantasy draft allows for situations where defenders and offensive players from the same team can face off against each other. It also allows for situations where college teammates who now play in opposite conferences can team up on one team in the Pro Bowl. Both of those situations played out on Wednesday, as Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry was selected to Team Rice while Dolphins safety Reshad Jones landed on Team Irvin. More importantly, at least when it comes to a game that is typically an offensive demonstration more than it is a real NFL game, is the teaming of Landry with his former LSU teammate Odell Beckham, Jr., now a member of the New York Giants.

Landry and Beckham both pride themselves on the one-handed catches they routinely make, catches they used to practice together at LSU. They still talk regularly and celebrate the absurd receptions they each make. Now, in an exhibition game against extremely limited defenses, the two could put on a show for the fans.

Landry finished the season fourth in the league in receptions (110) and thirteenth in league in yards (1,157). Beckham was eighth in receptions (96) and fifth in yardage (1,450).

Jones, who will have to tackle his teammate Landry at some point during the game. The two players finished the season as co-MVPs for the Dolphins. Jones was fourth in the league in tackles this year (135), sixth in interceptions (5), and first in interception returns for touchdowns (2).

The rest of the Dolphins' contingent at the Pro Bowl saw cornerback Brent Grimes join Landry on Team Rice and offensive tackle Branden Albert land on Team Irvin with Jones.

The Dolphins also had center Mike Pouncey selected for the Pro Bowl, but an injury prevented him from participating.

The Pro Bowl will be played Sunday, January 31, with kickoff at 7pm ET. The game will be televised by ESPN.

The full rosters for the game are:

Team Rice Team Irvin
Eli Manning
Derek Carr
Tyrod Taylor
QB Russell Wilson
Jameis Winston
Teddy Bridgewater
Adrian Peterson
Doug Martin
Chris Ivory
RB Devonta Freeman
Todd Gurley
Latavius Murray
Odell Beckham, Jr.
Jarvis Landry
Amari Cooper
T.Y. Hilton
WR Julio  Jones
AJ Green
DeAndre Hopkins
Allen Robinson
Travis Kelce
Gary Barnidge
TE Tyler Eifert
Delanie Walker
John Kuhn FB Patrick DiMarco
Kyle Long
Joe Staley
Joe Thomas
T Branden Albert
Tyron Smith
Andrew Whitworth
Richie Incognito
Logan Mankins
Josh Sutton
G David DeCastro
Zack Martin
Marshal Yanda
Nick Mangold
Eric Wood
C Travis Frederick
Alex Mack
Khalil Mack
Everson Griffen
Cameron Jordan
DE Ezekiel Ansah
Michael Bennett
Carlos Dunlap
Aaron Donald
Fletcher Cox
Gerlad McCoy
DT Geno Atkins
Calais Campbell
Jurrell Casey
Tamba Hali
Elvis Dumervil
OLB Anthony Barr
Sean Lee
Julius Pepper
Clay Matthews
Bobby Wagner
LB Lavonte David
NaVorro Bowman
Derrick Johnson
Marcus Peters
Vontae Davis
Brent Grimes
Jason Verrett
CB Richard Sherman
Desmond Trufant
Adam Jones
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie
Eric Berry
Mike Adams
Charles Woodson
S Reshad Jones
Malcolm Jenkins
Harrison Smith
Josh Brown K Dan Bailey
Johnny Hekker P Sam Koch
Tyler Lockett KR Darren Sproles
Cedric Peerman ST Justin Bethel