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LeSean McCoy backs out of Pro Bowl

The Buffalo Bills' only Pro Bowler will not participate in the game.

Running back LeSean McCoy was replaced on the roster by New York Jets running back Chris Ivory. McCoy suffered a knee injury during a Dec. 20 loss to the Washington Redskins. That kept him out of the team's final two games and is not sufficiently healed to allow him to participate in the Pro Bowl, which will be held Jan. 31 in Hawaii.

McCoy finished with 895 rushing yards, 292 receiving yards and five total touchdowns in his first season with the Bills, appearing in 12 games. He also missed two games earlier in the year because of a hamstring injury.

Ivory set a single-season best with 1,070 rushing yards, which led the AFC.  He added 217 receiving yards and finished with eight total touchdowns.

The Bills could still have a representative in Hawaii, as left guard Richie Incognito, center Eric Wood, quarterback Tyrod Taylor and defensive tackle Marcell Dareus are alternates. The roster will be finalized after the AFC and NFC championship games Sunday. Players from teams that advance to the Super Bowl are not eligible for the game, so some alternates will get into the game.

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