Andre Johnson won’t play in Pro Bowl

Texans receiver Andre Johnson isn’t going to the Pro Bowl, and pro personnel director Brian Gardner is looking for a job.

One day after defensive end J.J. Watt was named as a captain in the Pro Bowl, Johnson withdrew, leaving the Texans with two representatives in Hawaii.

Johnson’s agent, Kennard McGuire, said his client withdrew because of “wear and tear” from the season. The wear and tear included a wrist injury that didn’t require surgery. Johnson was replaced by Philadelphia receiver DeSean Jackson.

Left tackle Duane Brown, who replaced Eagles offensive tackle Jason Peters last week, will join Watt at the Pro Bowl. It’s a second consecutive appearance for Brown and Watt.

Johnson, 32, was voted to the Pro Bowl for the seventh time in his 12-year career after catching 109 passes for 1,407 yards and five touchdowns. He started every game for the last two seasons.

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