So Andy Dalton was announced as a Pro-Bowl replacement an injured for Aaron Rodgers who was clearly not 100% on Sunday against the Seahawks.
Aaron Rodgers pulled out of Sunday's Pro Bowl; Andy Dalton will replace him.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 20, 2015
Many people thought that Joe Flacco or even Ryan Tannehill deserved the call more. Twitter and fans reacted.
Some brought facts and stats to the fight.
The NFL average passer rating in 2014 was 87.1. Andy Dalton (83.5) and Matthew Stafford (85.7) both made the Pro Bowl.— Michael David Smith (@MichaelDavSmith) January 20, 2015
Andy Dalton made the Pro Bowl with a passer rating lower than Shaun Hill, Austin Davis, Kirk Cousins, RG3, Mark Sanchez and Jay Cutler.— Michael David Smith (@MichaelDavSmith) January 20, 2015
Others brought one-liners.https://twitter.com/TomBradysEgo/status/557580378165510144 https://twitter.com/NotShermanLOB/status/557580961312165888
If you ever think you're bad at your job, just remember, Andy Dalton was just named to the Pro Bowl— Evil Mike Tomlin (@EvilMikeTomlin) January 20, 2015
If Andy Dalton can make the Pro Bowl this year I can make the PGA Tour— Total Golf Move™ (@totalgolfmove) January 20, 2015
The Lantern was just plain confused.
You get the point.
Even his teammates seemed upset and thought Joe deserved it more.https://twitter.com/TorreySmithWR/status/557578707611955200
But don’t worry. It seems that Joe turned down the chance to play in the Pro-Bowl.https://twitter.com/TorreySmithWR/status/557580323618586624
Joe Flacco did get opportunity to play in Pro Bowl. He turned it down. His wife, Dana, is pregnant w/couple's third child. Due this month.— Jeff Zrebiec (@jeffzrebiec) January 20, 2015