Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton made the Pro Bowl Wednesday for the first time.
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Bears cornerback Tim Jennings was named to his first Pro Bowl team Wednesday
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Bears defensive end Julius Peppers was named to his eighth Pro Bowl on Wednesday.
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Five Bears received special post-Christmas presents Wednesday — Pro Bowl berths. The celebrating quintet includes defensive Julius Peppers, who was voted to his eighth Pro Bowl; wide receiver Brandon Marshall, who made it for the fourth time in five years; cornerback Charles Tillman, going for the second straight season; and defensive tackle Henry Melton and cornerback Tim Jennings, who are in for the first time.