Chargers' Gates, Williams to miss Pro Bowl

Chargers defensive tackle Jamal Williams and tight end Antonio Gates will not play in the NFL Pro Bowl on Sunday.

Williams suffered an ankle injury in December that nagged him throughout the end of the regular season and the playoffs. Gates dislocated his left big toe during the Chargers' Wild Card playoff victory over the Tennessee Titans on January 6.

Gates was named to his fourth-consecutive Pro Bowl and Williams earned his third-straight invitation to Hawaii. This is the first time either player will miss the NFL All-Star contest.

Cleveland Browns tight end Kellen Winslow II, son of ChargersHall of Fame tight end Kellen Winslow, will replace Gates on the AFC roster. Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle Casey Hampton will take Williams' spot.

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