Vikings’ Allen picked for Pro Bowl

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen has been named to his fourth Pro Bowl, but he’s the only member of the team making the trip this year as a player.

Allen has a career-best 18.5 sacks and is three sacks away from setting a franchise record. Allen current leads the NFL in sacks and fumble recoveries with four.

Allen will start for the NFC.

The game is Jan. 29 in Honolulu.