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Pro Bowl snubs start with Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson

Congratulations to the Kansas City Chiefs five Pro Bowl players: CB Marcus Peters, S Eric Berry, LB Justin Houston, LB Tamba Hali and TE Travis Kelce.

Notice whose name I did NOT list there: LB Derrick Johnson. That's called a Pro Bowl snub. Find the full Pro Bowl roster here.

DJ made the Pro Bowl in each of his last three full seasons (2011-2013). He tore his Achilles last year and missed all but one half of one game last season. Now that he is back is looks like he did before the injury, even leading the team in tackles (100).

These are your inside linebacker Pro Bowlers: Navorro Bowman, Luke KuechlyClay MatthewsBobby Wagner.

Three of the writers that cover the Chiefs the closest say DJ is a snub this year.

They're not wrong. Neither is Pro Football Focus who rates DJ as their second best inside linebacker this year.

DJ has been a great story this year. He's in a contract year and he's playing like he merits another good contract. The Chiefs should strongly consider bringing him back - Pro Bowl nod or not.

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