Nov 24, 2022; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Vikings linebacker Danielle Hunter (99) celebrates the win after the game against the New England Patriots at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Krohn-USA TODAY Sports

Rush linebacker Danielle Hunter appeared in every game for the Minnesota Vikings this past season for the first time since recording 14.5 sacks and finishing fifth on the 2019 Defensive Player of the Year ballot.

On Monday, Hunter was rewarded for his bounce-back 2022 campaign, earning a nod to the 2023 Pro Bowl Games.

Hunter, 28, will replace outside linebacker Haason Reddick of the Philadelphia Eagles, who advanced to Super Bowl LVII.

In 17 games, Hunter tallied 65 tackles and a team-high 10.5 sacks, as well as 76 total pressures per Pro Football Focus, good for eighth most in the NFL.

It's Hunter's third trip to the annual all-star event. He also earned the distinction in 2018-19, posting a combined 29 sacks in 32 contests.

The former third-round pick of the 2015 NFL draft will be joined at the Pro Bowl Games by pass-rushing buddy Za'Darius Smith and five other Vikings players: QB Kirk Cousins, RB Dalvin Cook, LS Andrew DePaola, TE T.J. Hockenson and WR Justin Jefferson.

In this year's celebrations, the NFC and AFC teams will face off in a flag football game at 2 p.m. Sunday at Allegiant Stadium.

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