Five New Orleans Saints players tabbed to go to Pro Bowl

By Nakia Hogan, The Times-Picayune

December 30, 2009, 5:00AM

Tuesday was supposed to be family day for Saints right tackle Jon Stinchcomb. That meant no football practice, video study or football talk, just a quiet afternoon date with his wife Ali.

But minutes into the matinee of Sherlock Holmes, Stinchcomb’s cell phone lit up. It was offensive line coach Aaron Kromer. Stinchcomb decided to walk outside to call the coach back.

So much for family day.

After hanging up with Kromer, Stinchcomb, a seven-year veteran of the NFL, returned to his seat like a giddy teenager with exciting news for Ali. Stinchcomb was selected to his first Pro Bowl.

Stinchcomb joined quarterback Drew Brees, right guard Jahri Evans, free safety Darren Sharper and middle linebacker Jonathan Vilma on the NFC roster.

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