Five more Vikings make eight in the Pro Bowl

Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
Five more Vikings make eight in the Pro Bowl
Five more Vikings make eight in the Pro Bowl

The Vikings will have eight players in Sunday's Pro Bowl in Orlando, a result of the fallout from Sunday's NFC title game. Four San Francisco players originally named to the team were replaced because they'll be in the Super Bowl, and injuries created two more openings for the Vikings. They'll have the second-most players in the game behind Baltimore, which has 13 players on the AFC team. The five Vikings added Tuesday are quarterback Kirk Cousins, fullback C.J. Ham, linebacker Eric Kendricks, defensive end Everson Griffen and cornerback Xavier Rhodes. Cousins and Kendricks are injury replacements for Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner. Griffen, Ham and Rhodes

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