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One Pro Bowl-worthy player on each NFC team

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Before the Pro Bowl teams are announced on "NFL Total Access: Pro Bowl Players Revealed," airing Tuesday night on NFL Network at 8 p.m. ET, Gregg Rosenthal has highlighted one player on each team in the NFL that deserves a spot. Note: These are not necessarily the best or most obvious potential Pro Bowlers on each squad, just players we chose to highlight. (Sorry, Tom Brady.)

Arizona Cardinals: Tony Jefferson, safety. The Cardinals have a ton of Pro Bowlers for a depressing five-win team. David Johnson, Larry Fitzgerald, Calais Campbell and Patrick Peterson come to mind first as near-locks. Jefferson also deserves a nod for a noisy season in which he's always flying around the ball.

Atlanta Falcons: Alex Mack, center. Mack was quietly one of the best free-agent acquisitions of last offseason. He is such a great fit blocking for offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan's scheme, especially in the run game.

Carolina Panthers: Luke Kuechly, linebacker. Because it's been awhile since we've seen Kuechly -- and because the Panthers don't have many great options -- here's a reminder that Kuechly was still the best middle linebacker in football before his concussion against the Saints in Week 11.

Chicago Bears: Josh Sitton, guard. This is a choice by default, even though Sitton is a fine starter. No Bears were selected for the initial Pro Bowl roster last season, and that will probably be the case again.

Dallas Cowboys: Sean Lee, linebacker. The Cowboys aren't likely to rack up double-digit Pro Bowlers like Carolina did last season, because Lee is the only player who should make it from the defense. He's earned it, especially with his play late in the year. It's also worth wondering if big-name Cowboys like Dez Bryant and Jason Witten make it.

Detroit Lions: Matthew Stafford, quarterback. How valuable is Stafford? It's possible he's Detroit's only Pro Bowl selection in a season where the team already has nine wins. It would be the first time Stafford was chosen for a Pro Bowl team. (He made it as an alternate once.)

Green Bay Packers: Mike Daniels, defensive tackle. This is usually how the Pro Bowl works. A guy gets snubbed for an obvious honor one year, and then he gets the recognition the following season. Daniels was possibly more dominant last season, but he's been plenty disruptive this year, too. Teammate Nick Perry could be next season's Mike Daniels, getting some national love a year late.

Los Angeles Rams: Aaron Donald, defensive tackle. A legitimate Defensive Player of the Year candidate despite the Rams' struggles, Donald is also the only strong Pro Bowl candidate on the Rams roster. (Apologies to Kenny Britt, but wide receiver is just too deep.)

Minnesota Vikings: Everson Griffen, defensive end. It might be tough to find room for Griffen at a crowded position, but this would be a terrific lifetime achievement honor for one of the most underrated pass rushers in football. He is still making big plays, with 22 QB hits, nine tackles for loss and eight sacks this season.

New Orleans Saints: Cameron Jordan, defensive end. If Kenny Vaccaro hadn't been suspended, the Saints would have boasted two legitimate Pro Bowl candidates on defense. The end of days is near.

New York Giants: Janoris Jenkins, cornerback. Jenkins' competitiveness sticks out week after week. While the Giants' additions on the defensive line got the most press in the offseason, the upgrade of the secondary provided by Jenkins -- who left Sunday's win over the Lions with a back injury -- proved just as important.

Philadelphia Eagles: Brandon Graham, linebacker. Graham's play, like much of the Eagles defense, has trailed off a bit late in the season. In the first half of the year, he was one of the best defenders at any position in football.

San Francisco 49ers: Joe Staley, tackle. It was only three seasons ago that the 49ers boasted a league-high eight Pro Bowlers. Now Staley stands out as the only guy on the roster that even has an outside chance to make it.

Seattle Seahawks: K.J. Wright, linebacker. Bobby Wagner and Wright form the backbone of the Seahawks' defense. Making a Pro Bowl would be a great honor for the oft-overlooked Wright. Wagner told NFL.com on Thursday he'd be "very upset" if Wright didn't make it this year, and we wouldn't blame him.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Mike Evans, wide receiver. Quarterback Jameis Winston feeds the ball to Evans so much because he can get away with it. Perhaps no receiver in football is better at bodying cornerbacks to grab contested catches, even when he's not particularly open. Evans has more than double the yardage of any other wideout on the Bucs.

Washington Redskins: Jamison Crowder, punt returner/wide receiver. Putting Crowder on the team as a punt returner is deserved, and it's a recognition of how valuable he's been as a slot receiver.

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