Two Dolphins Headed to Pro Bowl, but Not Pennington

So the Pro Bowl selections were announced and your Miami Dolphins snagged two spots on the AFC team. Beloved trash talker Joey Porter will be one of the starting outside linebackers, while Ronnie Brown will serve as a reserve running back. One of the biggest snubs? Chad Pennington, who has been having a breakout year since joining the team. Not exactly unexpected, but a lot of Fins fans had reasonable hopes.

Peyton Manning will be the the AFC's starting QB, but the real salt in the wound is that Brett Favre was selected as a reserve.

There's so much drama in that! It is like a sports episode of The Hills, so let's hope Pennington will be able to motivate himself with the snub when the Dolphins take on the Jets in the last game of the year, which will probably (hopefully!) decide who'll make it to the playoffs. In the meantime, he will have this dog to comfort him.

-- Kyle Munzenrieder

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Kyle Munzenrieder