The Baltimore Ravens revealed Tuesday that they’re sending out a quarterback to the Pro Bowl.
No, it is not Lamar Jackson. It’s — surprise — Tyler Huntley.
A 4th alternate, Huntley was contributed to change Josh Allen (elbow injury), turning into one of the most not likely individuals ever in the Pro Bowl.
Huntley tossed 2 goal passes this season, the least without a doubt for a quarterback chosen to the Pro Bowl because the 1970 merger, according to ESPN Stats & Information research study. The previous low was 6 goal goes by the Philadelphia Eagles’ Mike Boryla in 1975. In substituting the hurt Jackson for 6 video games, Huntley passed for an overall of 658 backyards, which ranked 48th in the NFL this season.
When the preliminary Pro Bowl lineups were revealed in December, Patrick Mahomes was called the starter, and Allen and Joe Burrow were chosen as backups. The alternates were: Tua Tagovailoa (very first), Justin Herbert (2nd) and Jackson (3rd).
Mahomes can’t go to the Pro Bowl since the Kansas City Chiefs are playing in the Super Bowl. Four other quarterbacks are not able to play since of injury: Allen (elbow), Tagovailoa (concussion), Herbert (shoulder) and Jackson (knee).
All of these banged-up quarterbacks opened an area for Huntley, who had a hard time in tossing 2 goals and 3 interceptions this season. Huntley ends up being the very first quarterback because Vince Young in 2006 to make the Pro Bowl after tossing more interceptions than goals.
In addition to Huntley, quarterbacks Derek Carr of the Las Vegas Raiders and Trevor Lawrence of the Jacksonville Jaguars were likewise contributed to the Pro Bowl lineup Tuesday.
Carr tweeted out his news.
Well… perhaps this invite got lost in the mail from previous seasons however I’m returning to professional bowl #4. See you quickly Vegas!
— Derek Carr (@derekcarrqb) January 31, 2023
The “Pro Bowl Games” are being kept in Las Vegas today. The flag football video game will occur at Allegiant Stadium on Sunday. All of which might act as a goodbye for Carr, whose time with the Raiders seems over.
Carr had actually been the Raiders’ beginning quarterback because being chosen in the 2nd round of the 2014 NFL draft while the group was still in Oakland. But he was benched ahead of Week 17 in favor of Jarrett Stidham and kept away from the group. Carr ended up with 3,522 passing backyards, 24 goals and 14 interceptions in 15 video games for the Raiders.
Lawrence rebounded from a rough novice season and finished 67.3% of his passes for 4,113 backyards and 25 goals with 8 interceptions. He rose in the 2nd half of the season, tossing 15 goal passes and just 2 interceptions in Weeks 9-18.
Lawrence led the Jaguars to come-from-behind triumphes over the Ravens, Raiders and Los Angeles Chargers. He likewise rebounded from a fumble with less than 2 minutes to play to lead the Jaguars to a game-tying basket as time ended in policy versus the Dallas Cowboys.
Lawrence tossed 4 interceptions in the very first half of the wild-card championship game versus the Chargers, however then tossed 4 goal passes to rally the Jaguars from a 27-0 deficit. The Jaguars won 31-30 on Riley Patterson’s 36-yard basket as time ended.
This marks the very first year that the NFL is changing the Pro Bowl with weeklong abilities competitors and a flag football video game. The brand-new occasion will change the full-contact display that began in 1951.
Information from ESPN’s Paul Gutierrez was utilized in this report.