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Budda Baker is a starter in 2024 Pro Bowl

Budda Baker is once again a Pro Bowler.

NFL: Arizona Cardinals at Philadelphia Eagles Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

The Arizona Cardinals had a bad season, but they have a Pro Bowl starter again.

Budda Baker has made the Pro Bowl for the fifth straight season.

From the team:

Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker was named to the NFC squad for the 2024 Pro Bowl and was selected as a starter.

Below are notes on Baker:

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· Baker was named to his sixth Pro Bowl and fifth consecutive selection at safety after being chosen as a special teamer during his rookie campaign in 2017. It is also his fifth consecutive year being named a starter at safety.

· He becomes just the third player in Cardinals franchise history to receive at least six Pro Bowl nods in his first seven NFL seasons joining Patrick Peterson (7) and Ollie Matson (6).

· Baker also becomes just the third player in franchise history named to the Pro Bowl as a safety at least five times joining Hall of Famer Larry Wilson (8) and Adrian Wilson (5).

· He is one of just nine players in franchise history to be selected to the Pro Bowl at least six times. Baker joins Patrick Peterson (8), Larry Wilson (8), Roger Wehrli (7) and Aeneas Williams (6) as the only defensive players to accomplish that feat.

· Baker is the only safety in the NFL named to the Pro Bowl each of the last five seasons (2019-23).

· Baker is also one of eight finalists for the 2023 Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award.

· Only two other active defensive backs have earned at least six Pro Bowl selections in their first seven NFL seasons – cornerbacks Patrick Peterson (7) and Jalen Ramsey (6). Peterson (8) and Ramsey (7) are also the only active NFL defensive backs with more career Pro Bowls than Baker.

· Despite missing five games this season due to injury, Baker ranks second among Cardinals with 77 tackles this season (five for loss). It is his sixth consecutive season with 75+ tackles.

· Dating back to 2017, Baker leads all NFL DBs with 709 total tackles and 504 solo tackles. That is 39 and 47 more than the next players (Philadelphia’s Kevin Byard – 670 and Buffalo’s Jordan Poyer – 457).

The 2024 Pro Bowl games will be a multi-day AFC versus NFC competition in Orlando, FL culminating on Sunday, February 4 with a flag football game at Camping World Stadium that will be televised from 1:00-4:00 p.m. MST on ESPN and ABC. The players will participate in unique competitions that showcase their on-field and off-field skills. The Pro Bowl Games will feature new and fan-favorite skills, with cumulative scoring leading up to the flag football game.

Congratulations to Budda Baker.