With two of the Colts’ Pro Bowl defensive ends no longer available to play in the Pro Bowl due to their team’s berth in the Super Bowl, the AFC team needs two replacements.
Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that Kyle Vanden Bosch of the Titans is one of them.
It’s Vanden Bosch’s third career Pro Bowl, even if he didn’t expect it.
“It surprised me and it surprised a lot of people,” Vanden Bosch told Wyatt. “But it shows a lot of people — offense and defense — still respect the
way I play and the way I bring it. The coaches and players got me in
with their votes, so that is a great sign of respect.”
And it gives Vanden Bosch a chance to showcase his talents with the uncapped year approaching; he’ll be an unrestricted free agent in March.
Then again, he’s got his work cut out for him. He had only three sacks in 16 regular-season games.