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Pro Bowl rosters: Aaron Rodgers, Adrian Peterson named starters for NFC

Aaron Rodgers will start at quarterback for the NFC in the 2013 Pro Bowl, with Adrian Peterson at running back and Calvin Johnson at wide receiver.

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The 2013 Pro Bowl rosters have been released and Aaron Rodgers will start at quarterback for the NFC, with Matt Ryan and Robert Griffin III playing behind him. No Philadelphia Eagles made the roster for the first time since 1998.

But even without any talent coming out of Philadelphia, the NFC's three star quarterbacks will have plenty of options to look to as they go for victory in Hawaii. Adrian Peterson from the Minnesota Vikings will start at running back. He leads the league's third-best rushing offense with 1,898 yards.

At wide receiver, Calvin Johnson from the Detroit Lions has 117 receptions for 1,892 yards and five touchdowns. Tony Gonzalez, who has eight touchdown receptions for the Atlanta Falcons, starts at tight end.

The NFC's defense will be led by Jason Pierre-Paul (Giants) and Aldon Smith (49ers).

The complete NFC Pro Bowl roster can be found here. The 2013 Pro Bowl will take place at Aloha Stadium in Hawaii on Jan. 27.