Bengals DE Carlos Dunlap added to Pro Bowl

Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap will make his first trip to the Pro Bowl next month.
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Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap was added to the Pro Bowl on Thursday as an injury replacement for Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson.

Dunlap finished fourth in the league with a career-best 13 1/2 sacks, but was not among Cincinnati’s Pro Bowl nominees when the players were first announced last month. He will now be the sixth Bengal to go to Honolulu, joining fellow defenders Geno Atkins and Reggie Nelson.

This will be the first Pro Bowl nod for Dunlap, who also recorded 24 hurries and two forced fumbles. 

Wilkerson suffered a fractured right fibula in the Jets’ season finale and underwent surgery a few days after. He posted 12 sacks this season. 

The Pro Bowl will be played on Jan. 31 in Hawaii. 

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