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[BN] Blitz newsletter: Three Bills picked for Pro Bowl

The NFL announced the Pro Bowl selections Tuesday night, and three Bills players made the team of AFC all-stars.

The Bills invited are running back LeSean McCoy, left guard Richie Incognito and safety Micah Hyde. None of them were picked as starters.

More Bills will almost certainly be asked to join the game. The Pro Bowl is the week before the Super Bowl, so any player whose team is still playing won't be able to go. Others may skip the game due to injury or lack of interest. McCoy, for example, usually chooses not to play. Four Bills were chosen as alternates: Center Eric Wood (first alternate), defensive tackle Kyle Williams (second), tight end Charles Clay (third) and fullback Mike Tolbert (third).

Western New Yorkers Rob Gronkowski (Patriots tight end) and Brett Kern (Titans punter) were also selected as Pro Bowlers.

What games should Bills fans root for this week? The Bills need help to make the playoffs, so here's where they can get it from this week. The games that affect the Bills' playoff chances are ranked in order of importance. These teams can clinch playoff berths this week.

White extra motivated for Patriots: Tre'Davious White, who was the victim of Gronkowski's dirty play in the Bills-Patriots meeting earlier this month, said winning the rematch would be the "best revenge ever."

Brady on retaliation against Gronkowski: "You do what you can inside the rules of the game," Brady told a Boston radio show.

Tre'Davious Tracker: The Bills' rookie CB is rolling as he heads into rematch with the Pats and Gronk.

Think football in the snow game was tough? Shooting photos wasn't easy, either. News photographer James P. McCoy shared what it was like shooting photos during the Bills-Colts snow game.



PFF Grades: Jordan Poyer is quietly thriving alongside Micah Hyde.

Bills-Patriots forecast: Temperatures in the 40s, chilly breeze for game in Foxborough.

LeSean Report: It was a tale of two halves for McCoy vs. Dolphins.

Watch: Fox Sports teased fans of the Bills, Browns and more in a "playoff therapy group" video.

Tyrod makes memory: How Bills QB Tyrod Taylor created a lasting memory for 14-year-old Bills fan.

How Gronk helps Brady: Quantifying Gronkowski's impact on the Patriots' legendary quarterback.

Trivia: Can you recall former names of the Patriots stadium?

Podcast: Discussion of playoff scenarios and more.

Watch: Vic Carucci breaks down the Bills on WGRZ.

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