Texans Deshaun Watson, DeAndre Hopkins, Laremy Tunsil Named To 2020 Pro Bowl

Five other Texans were named alternates

Brandon Scott
December 17, 2019 - 8:01 pm
Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) and Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) walk off the field after warmups before the game against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium.

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HOUSTON (SportsRadio 610) -- Wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins, quarterback Deshaun Watson and left tackle Laremy Tunsil were named to the 2020 Pro Bowl, the NFL announced Tuesday.

Five other Texans -- OLB Whitney Mercilus, NT D.J. Reader, LS Jon Weeks, C Nick Martin and ILB Zach Cunningham were each named alternates.

Hopkins is making his fourth career Pro Bowl and his third consecutive (2015, 2017-19). This is Watson's second career and consecutive Pro Bowl. Tunsil, in his first season with the Texans after being traded from the Dolphins, is making his first Pro Bowl. 

Hopkins has 99 receptions for 1,142 yards (11.5 avg.), seven touchdowns and 67 receiving first downs so far this season. He leads the AFC in receptions, receiving yards, receiving first downs and targets while ranking tied for fifth in the conference in receiving touchdowns.

Watson has passed for 3,668 yards, 26 touchdowns, 11 interceptions and has a 100.4 passer rating this season.

Tunsil has started 13 games at left tackle and has helped the Texans offensive line allow one-or-less sacks in five games this season. Houston is 5-0 in those games.

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