This year, a Pro Bowl game will not be played due to COVID concerns.
However, that doesn’t mean Pro Bowl selections weren’t made. The NFL released its Pro Bowl rosters for the 2020 season Monday.
And there were plenty of snubs.
But one tops the list according to USA Today Sports' Touchdown Wire and we have to agree.
Former Oregon Duck and now Chargers rookie sensation Justin Herbert did not make the Pro Bowl cut this year.
For the season, Herbert has 3,781 yards passing, 27 touchdowns,10 interceptions and has a QBR of 68.6 on the season.
Even being the favorite to win the Rookie Offensive Player of the Year didn't mean he was an automatic Pro Bowler.
And it’s understandable with the plethora of talented QBs in the AFC.
Just as USA Today Sports notes:
“While it’s hard to argue with any of the quarterbacks who did make it — Patrick Mahomes, Josh Allen, and Deshaun Watson in the AFC, and Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, and Kyler Murray in the NFC, it’s hard to leave Herbert off the list. The Chargers’ rookie franchise quarterback is having an amazing inaugural campaign, and he’s been especially effective against man coverage and under pressure. If Herbert keeps playing as he has, he’ll make more than his share of Pro Bowl rosters in the future.”
The Chargers have definitely found their franchise quarterback and we have no doubt that many Pro Bowls will be in Herbert’s future.