ALLEN PARK, Mich. You can make the argument that Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh deserved to be on the Pro Bowl team, but its no surprise he didnt make it.
Hes just too widely disliked to win any type of popularity contest in a vote that is split up between players, coaches and fans.
Make no mistake, though, Suh has played to a Pro Bowl level during the last half of this season.
Despite his teams seven-game losing streak, Suh has been increasingly disruptive in recent weeks. He leads all NFC defensive tackles with seven sacks. His 19 quarterback hits, according to Pro Football Focus, are the most by any defensive tackle in the league in at least five seasons.
San Franciscos Justin Smith and Chicagos Henry Melton were selected as the NFC starters at D-tackle, which is understandable. They have been standout players on two of the marquee defenses.
Tampa Bays Gerald McCoy, selected No. 3 overall and one spot behind Suh in the 2010 NFL Draft, was picked as the reserve...