Eagles quarterback Nick Foles was selected as a first alternate for the 2014 Pro Bowl to be played between the Conference Championship games and the Super Bowl. The Patriots victory over the Colts on Saturday night guaranteed that one of the six quarterbacks to selected to the Pro Bowl would be playing in the Super Bowl, thus, opening up a spot. More here.
The Phillies have signed shortstop Ronny Cedeno to a minor-league contract with an invitation to major-league spring training. Cedeno, who turns 31 on February 2nd, appeared in 89 games last season split between the San Diego Padres and Houston Astros. More here.
Two Phillies prospects are on the shelf. Left handed pitcher Adam Morgan and right handed pitcher Shane Watson both have shoulder ailments that require surgery that will keep them out until August at the earliest. Morgan already had his surgery while Watson is slated to have his "shortly." More here.