Breaking: Reshad Jones is Miami Dolphins’ lone Pro Bowl selection (Huh? No Ndamukong Suh?)

Dolphins safety Reshad Jones (right) made his second Pro Bowl, but Ndamukong Suh was shunned. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post)

Dolphins safety Reshad Jones was named to the Pro Bowl for the second time in three seasons Tuesday night, but the bigger news was those who weren’t selected — a clear indictment on the team’s 6-8 record.

Among those shunned: defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, who was selected last season and has made the Pro Bowl five times in his eight seasons.

Defensive end Cameron Wake and receiver Jarvis Landry — both of whom also made the Pro Bowl last season — were not chosen. And Dolphins special teams captain Michael Thomas, a second alternate in 2016, did not make the cut.

The last time the Dolphins sent only one player to the Pro Bowl was in 2007, when Jason Taylor was the lone selection.

It’s also the year the Dolphins were 1-15.

Jarvis Landry. (Getty Images)

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier, who recently suffered a serious spinal injury, made the AFC team.

Injury replacements will be named in the coming weeks, and players on the two Super Bowl teams also will need to be replaced, so alternates on the Dolphins could be elevated onto the AFC roster.

Jones has started all 14 games and has 99 tackles (76 solo), a half-sack, two interceptions, three fumble recoveries and four passes defensed.

Jones is the only NFL player to return two fumbles for touchdowns this season and his five career defensive touchdowns are second in team history. His 99 tackles lead all AFC safeties this season.

Jones’ selection extends the Dolphins’ streak to 20 seasons with a defensive player elected to the Pro Bowl.

The other strong safety chosen was Micah Hyde of the Bills.

Suh has 45 tackles, 4.5 sacks and two forced fumbles. Suh was bypassed in favor of  starters Geno Atkins of the Bengals and Jurrell Casey of the Titans, plus the Jaguars’ Malik Jackson.

All three of the defensive tackles chosen have more sacks than Suh — but none has more tackles. Atkins has 28 tackles and nine sacks. Casey has 35 tackles and five sacks. Jackson has 26 tackles and eight sacks.

Wake has nine sacks and 31 tackles. The defensive ends selected were the Chargers’ Joey Bosa (son of former Dolphin John Bosa), the Jaguars’ Calais Campbell and the Raiders’ Khalil Mack. They each have more sacks than Wake: Campbell, 14.5; Bosa, 11.5; Mack, 10.5.

Landry has 98 receptions and 844 yards, both team highs. He’s averaging 8.6 yards per reception and has a career- and team-high eight receiving touchdowns.

Landry was bypassed in favor of  Antonio Brown of the Steelers, DeAndre Hopkins of the Texans, A.J. Green of the Bengals and Keenan Allen of the Chargers. Brown has 1,533 yards and nine TDs, Hopkins 1,313 and 12 and Allen 1,197 and five.

Thomas leads the Dolphins with 11 special teams tackles, but the Patriots’ Matthew Slater again was chosen despite playing in only seven games.

Among the notable players making the Pro Bowl is ex-Dolphins guard Richie Incognito of the Bills.

The Pro Bowl will be in Orlando on Jan. 28, back in the traditional AFC vs. NFC format.

Pro Bowl rosters

* Indicates starter



Wide receiver: Antonio Brown*, Steelers; DeAndre Hopkins*, Texans; A.J. Green, Bengals; Keenan Allen, Chargers

Tackle: Alejandro Villanueva*, Steelers; Taylor Lewan*, Titans; Donald Penn, Raiders;

Guard: Kelechi Osemele*, Raiders; David DeCastro*, Steelers; Richie Incognito, Bills

Center: Maurkice Pouncey*, Steelers; Rodney Hudson, Raiders

Tight end: Travis Kelce*, Chiefs; Rob Gronkowski, Patriots

Quarterback: Tom Brady*, Patriots; Philip Rivers, Chargers; Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers

Running back: Le’Veon Bell*, Steelers; Kareem Hunt, Chiefs; LeSean McCoy, Bills

Fullback: James Develin*, Patriots


Defense end: Joey Bosa*, Chargers; Calais Campbell*, Jaguars; Khalil Mack, Raiders

Interior linemen: Geno Atkins*, Bengals; Jurrell Casey*, Titans; Malik Jackson, Jaguars

Outside linebacker: Von Miller*, Broncos; Jadeveon Clowney*, Texans; Terrell Suggs, Ravens

Inside/middle linebacker: C.J. Mosley*, Ravens; Ryan Shazier, Steelers

Cornerback: A.J. Bouye*, Jaguars; Jalen Ramsey*, Jaguars; Aqib Talib, Broncos; Casey Hayward, Chargers

Free safety: Eric Weddle*, Ravens

Strong safety: Reshad Jones*, Dolphins; Micah Hyde, Bills

Special Teams

Punter: Brett Kern*, Titans

Kicker: Chris Boswell*, Steelers

Return specialist: Tyreek Hill*, Chiefs

Special teamer: Matthew Slater*, Patriots



Wide receiver: Julio Jones*, Falcons; Adam Thielen*, Vikings; Michael Thomas, Saints; Larry Fitzgerald, Cardinals

Tackle: Tyron Smith*, Cowboys; Trent Williams*, Redskins; Lane Johnson, Eagles

Guard: Zack Martin*, Cowboys; Brandon Brooks*, Eagles; Brandon Scherff, Redskins

Center: Alex Mack*, Falcons; Travis Frederick, Cowboys

Tight end: Zach Ertz*, Eagles; Jimmy Graham, Seahawks

Quarterback: Carson Wentz*, Eagles; Russell Wilson, Seahawks; Drew Brees, Saints

Running back: Todd Gurley*, Rams; Alvin Kamara, Saints; Mark Ingram, Saints

Fullback: Kyle Juszczyk*, 49ers


Defensive end: Everson Griffen*, Vikings; Demarcus Lawrence*, Cowboys; Cameron Jordan, Saints

Interior linemen: Fletcher Cox*, Eagles; Aaron Donald*, Rams; Gerald McCoy, Buccaneers

Outside linebacker: Chandler Jones*, Cardinals; Ryan Kerrigan*, Redskins; Anthony Barr, Vikings

Inside/middle linebacker: Luke Kuechly*, Panthers; Bobby Wagner, Seahawks

Cornerback: Xavier Rhodes*, Vikings; Patrick Peterson*, Cardinals; Marshon Lattimore, Saints; Darius Slay, Lions

Free safety: Earl Thomas*, Seahawks

Strong safety: Landon Collins*, Giants; Malcolm Jenkins, Eagles

Special teams

Punter: Johnny Hekker*, Rams

Kicker: Greg Zuerlein*, Rams

Return specialist: Pharoh Cooper*, Rams

Special teamer: Budda Baker*, Cardinals

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