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Redskins QB Kirk Cousins added to 2017 Pro Bowl

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Posted at 4:11 PM, Jan 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-23 16:15:30-05
Kirk Cousins throws a pass (Photo: Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Kirk Cousins throws a pass (Photo: Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – As a reward for his record-setting season, Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins will play in the Pro Bowl.

Cousins replaces Packers QB Aaron Rodgers in the NFL’s annual all-star game. It’s the first Pro Bowl selection for Cousins.

Kirk Cousins celebrates his fourth-quarter touchdown pass. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Kirk Cousins celebrates his fourth-quarter touchdown pass. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

In 2016, Cousins threw for 25 touchdowns and a team record 4,917 yards. He also broke franchise marks for attempts (606) and completions (404).