Diggs, Dawkins named to Pro Bowl

Buffalo Bills

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus )

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Stefon Diggs and Dion Dawkins can count themselves among some of the NFL’s best at their respective positions this season. Both men were named to the 2021 Pro Bowl on Wednesday night.

It’s the second straight year for Diggs to make the Pro Bowl. In 14 games, Diggs has 1,007 yards receiving and eight touchdowns. He ranks sixth in the AFC and is tied for 12th in the NFL in yards.

Dawkins makes his first Pro Bowl as one of three offensive tackles that will represent the AFC.

While they didn’t make the initial roster, the Bills did get several alternates. QB Josh Allen and Linebacker Tremaine Edmunds were named first alternate. Tight End Dawson Knox and Linebacker Tyler Matakevich earned second alternate bids. Safety Jordan Poyer and Long Snapper Reid Ferguson were named third alternates. Safety Micah Hyde’s a fourth alternate, and Center Mitch Morse and Kicker Tyler Bass will be fifth alternates

The Pro Bowl is scheduled for Sunday, February 6, 2022.

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