Pro Bowl rosters 2013: Bears have four defensive starters in Sunday's game

Jonathan Daniel

Chicago's season ended abruptly, but the Bears will at least have four players starting in the Pro Bowl.

The Chicago Bears' season ended on a sour note, with the team missing the playoffs and subsequently firing coach Lovie Smith. But the Pro Bowl could be a source of healing for those Bears fans still struggling with the unceremonious end to the season.

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A total of five Bears players were named to the Pro Bowl roster, but only four will suit up for the game. Brandon Marshall will not play due to injury. Chicago will have four defensive starters in the Pro Bowl, though. Defensive end Julius Pepper, defensive tackle Henry Melton, and cornerbacks Tim Jennings and Charles Tillman will be be in the starting lineup for the NFC.

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Here's the full schedule for Sunday's festivities.

Location: Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii

Time: 7 p.m.

Television: NBC

Here's a full look at the roster below with injured players removed and * denoting the game's starters. You can find a full roster including the player not playing in the game at NFL.com.

AFC NFC
Quarterback
*Peyton Manning Denver Drew Brees New Orleans
Matt Schaub Houston Eli Manning New York Giants
Andrew Luck Indianapolis Russell Wilson Seattle
Running Back
*Arian Foster Houston *Adrian Peterson Minnesota
Jamaal Charles Kansas City Marshawn Lynch Seattle
C.J. Spiller Buffalo Doug Martin Tampa Bay
Fullback
*Marcel Reece Oakland Jerome Felton Minnesota
Wide receiver
*Andre Johnson Houston Julio Jones Atlanta
*A.J. Green Cincinnati Victor Cruz New York Giants
Reggie Wayne Indianapolis Larry Fitzgerald Arizona
DeMaryius Thomas Denver Vincent Jackson Tampa Bay
Tight end
Jermaine Gresham Cincinnati Jason Witten Dallas
Owen Daniels Houston Kyle Rudolph Minnesota
Tackle
*Duane Brown Houston Russell Okung Seattle
*Joe Thomas Cleveland Jermon Bushrod New Orleans
Andrew Whitworth Cincinnati Matt Kalil Minnesota
Guard
Wade Smith Houston Jahri Evans New Orleans
Richie Incognito Miami Chris Snee New York Giants
Zane Beadles Denver Josh Sitton Green Bay
Center
*Maurkice Pouncey Steelers Max Unger Seattle
Chris Meyers Houston Jeff Saturday Green Bay
Defense
Defensive end
J.J. Watt Houston Jason Pierre-Paul New York Giants
Cameron Wake Miami Julius Peppers Chicago
Elvis Dumervill Denver Jared Allen Minnesota
Interior linemen
Geno Atkins Cincinnati Henry Melton Chicago
Randy Starks Miami Gerald McCoy Tampa Bay
Kyle Williams Buffalo Ndamukong Suh Detroit
Outside linebacker
Tamba Hali Kansas City Chad Greenway Minnesota
Robert Mathis Indianapolis Ryan Kerrigan Washington
Justin Houston Kansas City Anthony Spencer Dallas
Inside/middle linebacker
Jerod Mayo New England London Fletcher Washington
Derrick Johnson Kansas City Daryl Washington Atlanta
Cornerback
Champ Bailey Denver Charles Tillman Chicago
Johnathan Joseph Houston Tim Jennings Chicago
Antonio Cromartie New York Jets Patrick Peterson Arizona
Free safety
Jairus Byrd Buffalo Earl Thomas Seattle
Strong Safety Thomas DeCoud Atlanta
Eric Berry Kansas City
LaRon Landry New York Jets William Moore Atlanta
Punter
Dustin Colquitt Kansas City Thomas Morestead New Orleans
Kicker
Phil Dawson Cleveland Blair Walsh Minnesota
Kick returner
Josh Cribbs Cleveland Leon Washington Seattle
Special teams player
Matt Slater New England Lorenzo Alexander Washington
Long snapper
John Denney Miami Don Muhlbach Detroit

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