For the first time in his nine-year career, Jeremy Zuttah is headed to the NFL Pro Bowl. The center will be representing the Baltimore Ravens.
He replaced Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey who had to back out of the game.
Zuttah, a former standout lineman for Rutgers University, has enjoyed a solid NFL career. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the third round (83rd overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft. Zuttah moved around the offensive line for the Bucs through the 2013 season.
On March 23, 2014, Zuttah was traded from the Buccaneers to the Baltimore Ravens in exchange for a 5th round pick in the 2015 draft.
Zuttah, 30, started all 16 games this season and graded out as the Ravens’ fifth-best offensive player by Pro Football Focus.
Joining Zuttah as Ravens representatives in this years Pro Bowl are kicker Justin Tucker, linebacker C.J. Mosley, fullback Kyle Juszczyk, guard Marshal Yanda, long snapper Morgan Cox, and safety Eric Weddle.
Zuttah grew up in Edison, New Jersey and attended J.P. Stevens High School.