4 Redskins players make 2017 Pro Bowl

Washington Redskins outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan reacts after sacking Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Washington Redskins outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan reacts after sacking Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) (AP/Paul Sancya)
Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed (86), right, is tacked by Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones (24) during an NFL Football game at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday Oct. 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed (86), right, is tacked by Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones (24) during an NFL Football game at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday Oct. 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) (AP)
Washington Redskins offensive guard Brandon Scherff (75) protects quarterback Kirk Cousins during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Washington Redskins offensive guard Brandon Scherff (75) protects quarterback Kirk Cousins during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) (AP/Paul Sancya)
Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams (71) jogs to the field during the NFL football team's minicamp at the Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va., Wednesday, June 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams (71) jogs to the field during the NFL football team’s minicamp at the Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va., Wednesday, June 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) (AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Washington Redskins' Kirk Cousins passes during the first half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Washington Redskins’ Kirk Cousins passes during the first half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) (AP)
Washington Redskins wide receiver Jamison Crowder (80) runs after the catch for a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
Washington Redskins wide receiver Jamison Crowder (80) runs after the catch for a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) (AP/Rick Scuteri)
Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman (24) looks down as time expires during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. The Cardinals won 31-23. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman (24) looks down as time expires during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. The Cardinals won 31-23. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) (AP/Ross D. Franklin)
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Washington Redskins outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan reacts after sacking Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed (86), right, is tacked by Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones (24) during an NFL Football game at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday Oct. 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Washington Redskins offensive guard Brandon Scherff (75) protects quarterback Kirk Cousins during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams (71) jogs to the field during the NFL football team's minicamp at the Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va., Wednesday, June 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Washington Redskins' Kirk Cousins passes during the first half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Washington Redskins wide receiver Jamison Crowder (80) runs after the catch for a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman (24) looks down as time expires during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. The Cardinals won 31-23. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

WASHINGTON — Four Washington Redskins players have been named as part of the 2017 Pro Bowl: tight end Jordan Reed, linebacker Ryan Kerrigan, tackle Trent Williams and guard Brandon Scherff  were selected, which was announced Tuesday evening by the NFL. 

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Quarterback Kirk Cousins, returner Jamison Crowder and cornerback Josh Norman were chosen as alternates.

The Oakland Raiders had seven players chosen, leading the selection; the Atlanta Falcons lead NFC selections with six players. From the Dallas Cowboys, five players were chosen, including star rookies Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott. The Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans also had five players chosen.

The all-star matchup will return to the AFC vs. NFC format after several years of an “unconferenced” format, according to NFL.com.

The 2017 Pro Bowl takes place Jan. 29 at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida.

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