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Calvin Johnson to miss Pro Bowl

Posted Jan 9, 2014

After dealing with a knee injury for much of the season, Johnson will forgo the Pro Bowl, to be replaced by Chicago's Alshon Jeffery

Calvin JohnsonPhoto: G. Smith/Detroit Lions

Calvin Johnson will not play in the Pro Bowl later this month, due to a knee injury he dealt with for much of the season. Chicago's Alshon Jeffery has replaced him.

In only 14 games, Johnson still put up huge numbers, catching 84 passes for 1,492 yards and 12 touchdowns. He ranked in the top five in the league in receiving yards, touchdowns and yards per catch.

Those numbers prompted his fourth consecutive Pro Bowl nod and also earned him his third-straight All Pro selection.

Jeffery, a second-year receiver out of South Carolina, finished with 89 receptions for 1,421 yards and seven touchdowns.