Cousins to replace Rodgers in Pro Bowl

(KSTP) – The Minnesota Vikings have announced quarterback Kirk Cousins has been named to the Pro Bowl.

According to the team, Cousins is replacing injured Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

As of early Monday, neither the Vikings nor the Packers have stated what Rodgers’ injury is.

Cousins was named to the Pro Bowl team Monday, making it his third Pro Bowl overall and second with the Vikings.

In addition to Cousins, other Vikings players selected to the Pro Bowl include running back Dalvin Cook, wide receiver Justin Jefferson and safety Harrison Smith.

The NFC team will be coached by Packers head coach Matt LaFleur and his staff. Meanwhile, the AFC team will be led by Mike Vrabel and his staff on the Tennessee Titans.

The 2022 NFL Pro Bowl will be played on Sunday, Feb. 6 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.