Two Houston Texans were named to the 2014 NFL Pro Bowl, the NFL announced today. Houston will send WR Andre Johnson and DE J.J. Watt to Honolulu, Hawaii for the League’s feature of the best players on Sunday, January 26, 2014. This marks the 10th consecutive season that the Texans have had at least one player elected to the Pro Bowl.
Johnson (6-3, 230) will be making his seventh trip to the Pro Bowl in his career. He is second in the NFL with 103 receptions to go along with 1,358 receiving yards and five touchdowns. Johnson, who is 14th in NFL history with 921 receptions and 17th with 12,612 receiving yards, became the second-fastest player in league history to reach 900 career receptions (150 games) and 12,000 receiving yards (146 games) this season. Additionally, he became the second player in NFL history to have five seasons with 100-or-more receptions. He also set a franchise record with three touchdown receptions in Week 9 against Indianapolis, a game in which he recorded nine receptions for 229 yards.
“It never gets old,” said Johnson about being selected to the Pro Bowl. “It’s a humbling experience being around a bunch of great guys and it just shows you hard work pays off.”
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