Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph was named to the NFC Pro Bowl  team as a replacement for Atlanta Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez.

Rudolph had 53 catches for 493 yards and 9 touchdowns in 2012 for the Vikings. He joins fellow Vikings kicker Blair Walsh, fullback Jerome Felton, defensive end Jared Allen, linebacker Chad Greenway and running back Adrian Peterson on the NFC squad.

The Pro Bowl is Sunday, January 27th at 6:00 pm and will be aired on WJON.