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Justin Forsett completes dream season with Pro Bowl trip

Baltimore Ravens running back Justin Forsett completed a career season by receiving an invitation to the Pro Bowl.

Forsett, a first alternate, is headed to the all-star event after Houston Texans running back Arian Foster decided not to play because of a hamstring injury. In his seventh season, Forsett is making his first trip to the Pro Bowl after finishing No. 5 in the NFL in rushing (1,266 yards) and topping the league with a 5.4 yards per-carry average.

"Ever since I came into the league, it has been a goal of mine to win a Super Bowl, gain 1,000 yards and make it to the Pro Bowl," Forsett said. "Hope to check the third one off soon."

The Ravens now have four players going to the Pro Bowl -- Forsett, guard Marshal Yanda and linebackers Elvis Dumervil and C.J. Mosley -- along with John Harbaugh and the team's coaching staff. The team could end up with more players there because fullback Kyle Juszczyk, linebacker Terrell Suggs, punter Sam Koch and returner Jacoby Jones are first alternates.

Hall of Famers Cris Carter and Michael Irvin, the alumni captains for the Pro Bowl, will draft their teams on Jan. 21. The Pro Bowl will be played Jan. 25 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, and will be televised on ESPN.