[KC Chiefs.com] The NFL announced today that linebackers Tamba Hali and Derrick Johnson will represent the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2012 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl. Both Hali and Johnson are first-time selections.
Hali has started all 15 games this season and currently ranks second in the AFC with 12.0 sacks and is tied for third with four forced fumbles.
Johnson set a single-season franchise record with 172 tackles (126 solo) heading into the season finale. He has registered double-digit tackle totals in 10 contests this season, including three 16-tackle performances.
Former Chiefs Brian Waters (New England), Tony Gonzalez (Atlanta), Jared Allen (Minnesota), and Jason Babin (Philadelphia) were also named to this year’s Pro Bowl.
The Pro Bowl will be played at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012.