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Andre Roberts added to Pro Bowl as return specialist

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A third Bill qualifies for the “all-star” game.

Buffalo Bills return specialist Andre Roberts will be a late addition to the Pro Bowl, with the Kansas City Chiefs and Mecole Hardman qualifying for the Super Bowl. Roberts was the first alternate at the position in 2019, a year after his first career Pro Bowl selection (Roberts was also awarded All-Pro honors as a returner in 2018).

While Roberts didn’t spring any touchdowns this year, he was still a consistently effective returner for the Bills. Roberts had the fourth-best kick return average and the seventh-best punt return average in spite of his lack of long touchdown returns. He was the only player to rank in the top ten in both categories.

Roberts will join Tre’Davious White and Tremaine Edmunds in Orlando for the game. Two more Bills have an outside chance to qualify: Mitch Morse, a second alternate, would need Rodney Hudson or Ryan Kelly to bow out (starter Maurkice Pouncey already dropped out due to injury). Josh Allen, a third alternate, needs a little more help. While Patrick Mahomes has been replaced by Ryan Tannehill, Allen would need two more names among Tannehill, Lamar Jackson, Deshaun Watson, and the second alternate to skip the game before his name would be called.