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Johnson, Ansah named to Pro Bowl

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Posted at 8:23 PM, Dec 22, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-22 20:23:07-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) -- Calvin Johnson and Ziggy Ansah will represent the Detroit Lions in the 2016 Pro Bowl in Hawaii.

All Pro Bowl selections will be divided into two teams, led by Jerry Rice and Michael Irvin, on January 27. The Pro Bowl will be played Sunday, January 31.

Johnson has 72 receptions for 1,000 yards this season. By reaching the milestone in Monday's win over the Saints, Johnson has 1,000 receiving yards in six consecutive seasons.

Ansah has tallied 13.5 sacks in 15 games this season, including 3.5 in the Lions' Thanksgiving Day win over the Eagles.

This is Johnson's sixth consecutive Pro Bowl selection, and the first for Ansah.