"To me it's a sign of respect," Armstrong said after Wednesday's practice. "I've been doing this 24 years now. That's quite a long time in this league. It's good to have someone recognize you for what you've done."
Improving young defense emerges as Falcons' point of pride →
"It was perfect timing right before the vote where you make a perfect kick at the end of a half," Falcons special teams coach Keith Armstrong said Wednesday.
Falcons' Matt Bryant, 41, relishes first Pro Bowl selection →