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Irvin Drafts Romo No. 2 For Pro Bowl Squad; Cowboys Staff Nets Six Own Players

PHOENIX – Hall of Famer Michael Irvin only played for one team in his career.

He lets it be known regularly when he's on the set working for NFL Network. And he let it be known earlier this week at the Pro Bowl, and on Wednesday at the Pro Bowl Players Draft that he's a Dallas Cowboy for life.

Not only did he select DeMarco Murray as one of his two captains earlier this week, and not only did he grab linemen Zack Martin and Travis Frederick on Tuesday when the interior guys were selected, but he made sure to get all available Cowboys in Wednesday's draft.

And that included the No. 2 overall pick when Irvin took Tony Romo as his starting quarterback. Cris Carter's squad grabbed Andrew Luck with the first choice but Romo, who joked before the draft that Irvin "wouldn't be allowed on the team plane" if he didn't get picked to his team, turned out to be Irvin's first choice.

Irvin's squad, which also included Murray and Joe Haden (Browns) as captains along with honorary captain Darren Woodson, who also spent his entire career with the Cowboys, then picked Tyron Smith a few spots later.

Later on, Jason Witten joined the team giving Irvin's squad six players. The only Cowboys player on Carter's team is snapper L.P. Ladouceur, who was selected by the Ravens as a need player late last week.

And if Irvin's squad doesn't have enough Cowboys players, he made sure to get the entire coaching staff on his side as well.

Irvin's squad also landed a former Cowboys great in DeMacus Ware. The current Broncos standout returned to the Pro Bowl for the eighth time in his career after seven selections with Dallas.

The game is Sunday (6:15 p.m, MT) at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Images from the 2015 Pro Bowl Draft held on Wednesday night in Phoenix, Ariz.

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