NFL players have shunned this year’s Pro Bowl the way Donald Trump shuns being low key.
The Patriots, who just had their season end last Sunday, had seven players selected to the game. Zero will make the trip to Hawaii.
Quarterback Tom Brady, tight end Rob Gronkowski, linebacker Jamie Collins, defensive end Chandler Jones, cornerback Malcolm Butler, offensive lineman Matthew Slater and kicker Stephen Gostkowski have all bailed on the exhibition game.
A record 133 players received Pro Bowl honors this season due to votes or being added as replacements as of Tuesday.
And this is how a player like Tyrod Taylor ends up on the AFC roster.