Julio Jones, Grady Jarrett named to 2020 NFL Pro Bowl


Following stellar seasons, wide receiver Julio Jones and defensive tackle Grady Jarrett have been selected to attend the 2020 NFL Pro Bowl. The Pro Bowl rosters are determined by a combination of fan, player and coach voting, and both Jones and Jarrett are well-deserving of the recognition.

This is sixth-consecutive season in which Jones has been named to the Pro Bowl, and the seventh invitation of his career. Fresh off of a tremendous performance against the San Francisco 49ers, where he caught 13 passes for 134 yards and two touchdowns, including the game-winner, Jones continues to be among the most dominant receivers in the NFL.

After leading the league with 1,677 receiving yards in 2018, Jones has caught 82 passes for 1,150 yards and six touchdowns so far this season, despite missing one game due to injury.

Jarrett has long been one of the top young interior defensive linemen in the NFL, but this is the first time he's been named to the Pro Bowl. The recognition comes in what may well be the best season he's had since joining the league in 2015, as Jarrett has been a true force in the middle of the Falcons' defensive line.

With a lightning-quick first step and a devastating swim move, Jarrett has excelled at destroying double teams and making plays behind the line of scrimmage both against the run and the pass. Jarrett already has 65 tackles this season, setting a new career high, 13 hits on the quarterback, 10 tackles for a loss and his 5.5 sacks puts him just a sack shy of setting a career high in that category as well.

Grady Jarrett has been selected to his first Pro Bowl. Take a look at some of his best moments on the field in 2019.

The 2020 Pro Bowl will be played on Jan. 26, and kicks off at 3 p.m. ET. The game will be televised live on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and simulcast on ABC and Disney XD.

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