Titans quarterback Tannehill named a Pro Bowl replacement


Jan 4, 2020; Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA; Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) celebrates a touchdown against the New England Patriots during a playoff game at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill was named to the AFC Pro Bowl roster Monday as one of five replacements for the Super Bowl-bound Kansas City Chiefs.

The Chiefs beat the Titans 35-24 in the AFC Championship game on Sunday to advance to Super Bowl LIV on Feb. 2 against the San Francisco 49ers.

Tannehill replaces Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, while Tennessee defensive tackle Jurrell Casey takes Chris Jones’ spot. Jacksonville Jaguars receiver D.J. Chark and defensive end Josh Allen replace Tyreek Hill and Frank Clark, respectively, and Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle replaces Travis Kelce.

Four 49ers players had to be replaced on the NFC roster. Seattle Seahawks cornerback Shaquill Griffin takes Richard Sherman’s spot and Minnesota Vikings fullback C.J. Ham will substitute for Kyle Juszczyk.

Replacements for tight end George Kittle and defensive end Nick Bosa were not immediately available.

The Pro Bowl takes place on Sunday in Orlando.

—Field Level Media

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