IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys strong safety Roy Williams today was added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster in place of slain Washington player Sean Taylor.
The NFL also said that Cowboys free safety Ken Hamlin, a
first-time Pro Bowler, will replace Taylor as the starter in
Williams wouldn't elaborate on the plans to honor Taylor, who
died November 27th after being shot during a burglary at his home
in South Florida.
The addition of Williams to the NFC squad gives the Cowboys an
NFL record 12 players going to the February 10th game in Honolulu.
Williams received the fourth-most votes for safeties behind
Taylor, Minnesota's Darren Sharper and Hamlin. Sharper was voted in
as the starting strong safety.