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Saints News, 12/24/14: Jimmy Graham, Jahri Evans Named to 2015 Pro Bowl Squad

These are the only two Saints players named and one has to wonder if they were named mostly for reputation from past years.

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Saints News

Jahri Evans, Jimmy Graham named to 2015 Pro Bowl squad
The 2015 Pro Bowl will be played on Sunday, Jan. 25 and televised on ESPN at 7 p.m.

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Saints' Jimmy Graham, Jahri Evans invited to NFL Pro Bowl; Drew Brees not on initial list |
Evans is making his sixth consecutive Pro Bowl appearance. Graham is making his third overall and second in a row.

Reputation plays heavy role in Jimmy Graham, Jahri Evans landing in Pro Bowl: Larry Holder |
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Two Saints to the Pro Bowl: Jimmy Graham and Jahri Evans | The Saints Nation

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METAIRIE -- Get ready to say goodbye.

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A look at where the Saints rank statistically

Where Saints rank: Turnover ratio irks Sean Payton - New Orleans Saints Blog - ESPN
A look at where the Saints rank statistically


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