Eagan, Minn. (January 30, 2023) – Vikings OLB Danielle Hunter has been named to the 2023 NFL Pro Bowl Games. Hunter, who will be appearing in his third Pro Bowl, is replacing OLB Haason Reddick of the Philadelphia Eagles, who is unable to participate due to the Super Bowl.
Hunter started in all 17 games this season and registered 65 tackles (46 solo), a career-high-tying 22 quarterback hits, a team-leading 10.5 sacks and a career-high three passes defensed. His 10.5 sacks are the fourth-most sacks he’s had in a single season in his career. Hunter also totaled 76 pressures this season, the eighth-most in the NFL, according to Pro Football Focus.
The seven-year pro is slated to participate in this year’s Pro Bowl Games alongside QB Kirk Cousins, RB Dalvin Cook, LS Andrew DePaola, TE T.J. Hockenson, WR Justin Jefferson and OLB Za’Darius Smith.
The NFC and AFC teams will face off in the 2023 Pro Bowl Games on Sunday, February 5, 2023 at 3 p.m. ET at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada, televised on ESPN.