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Cowboys Pro Bowlers Begin Practice; All 5 Participants Headed to Irvin's Team

The coaching staff is at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, but some of the team's best players are getting ready for Sunday's Pro Bowl in Hawaii.

To no surprise, Pro Bowl team captain Michael Irvin made sure to get all five Cowboys players on his team, which is also coached by Ring of Honor safety Darren Woodson.

Irvin, who picked Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson with the first overall pick in the draft, provided him with three Cowboys offensive linemen – Tyron Smith, Travis Frederick and Zack Martin – along with kicker Dan Bailey. In Wednesday's draft, Irvin also added Sean Lee, making it a clean sweep of Cowboys.

Last year, Irvin picked as many Cowboys as he could, getting six of seven on his team. Only deep snapper L.P. Ladoucuer was on the Ravens' squad, while Irvin and Woodson were able to coach Smith, Martin, Frederick and Tony Romo, Jason Witten and DeMarco Murray.

The teams will practice Thursday and Friday of this week, then a shorter walk-through on Saturday before Sunday night's game, which kicks off at Aloha Stadium at 7:30 p.m. CST.

This will be the first Pro Bowl for both Lee and Bailey, who have been alternates for the game in previous years.

Lee led the Cowboys with 156 tackles and had 2.5 sacks, despite missing two full games due to injuries, and parts of two others.

Bailey made 30 of 32 field goal attempts, including a game-winner against the Redskins for the Cowboys' fourth and final win of the year.

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