ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Bills running back Marshawn Lynch is
headed to the Pro Bowl as an injury replacement for Tennessee's
Lynch finished fifth in the AFC with 1,036 yards rushing and
ninth with eight touchdowns rushing in 15 games last season. Lynch
was named a first alternate when the Pro Bowl selections were made
last month, and replaces Johnson, who is unable to play because of
an ankle injury.
Buffalo's 2007 first-round draft pick out of California, Lynch
will become the first Bills running back to reach the Pro Bowl
since Travis Henry in 2002. Lynch will be the team's lone
representative at the game to be played Feb. 8 at Honolulu after
left tackle Jason Peters bowed out due to a knee injury.