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Newman brings Cowboys' total to 7

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Terence Newman was added to the Pro Bowl roster Wednesday as a replacement for Arizona Cardinals corner Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, who was injured in the divisional round of the playoffs.

Newman finished the 2009 season with just three interceptions, but he had a career-high 21 pass breakups.

"He's the guy we counted on the whole time to be solid and to make plays," coach Wade Phillips said of Newman toward the end of the season. "And the other guy [Mike Jenkins] will get picked on because they will stay away from Terence a lot of times."

Jenkins led the Cowboys with five interceptions and 23 pass breakups this season.

Newman becomes the seventh Cowboys player to make the Pro Bowl roster for the Jan. 31 game in Miami. Newman also was selected to the game in 2007 after getting four interceptions and 15 pass breakups.

Calvin Watkins covers the Cowboys for ESPN Dallas. You can follow him on Twitter or leave a question for his weekly mailbag.