4 Vikings who are locks to make the Pro Bowl and 4 who aren’t

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Lock: Eric Kendricks – LB

It’s absolutely mind-blowing that Eric Kendricks has only been named to the Pro Bowl once in his career. That one nod came in 2019 and it’s baffling as to why he has never been back to the NFL’s version of the all-star game.

Kendricks has 102 tackles on the season, making this his sixth consecutive season with 100 or more takedowns. He is only 11 tackles away from tying his career-best in tackles, which stands at 113 from his 2017 campaign.

There is no denying that Kendricks is one of the best linebackers in the league. He can truly do it all, whether he is asked to drop into coverage, contain the run game, or rush the passer. And he does it all at a high level.

IT would be an absolute travesty if Kendricks was somehow overlooked for the Pro Bowl this year. Two interceptions, four sacks, four pass defenses, and one fumble recovery in addition to his tackling should make him a prime candidate to get a nod this year.