The NFL announced the NFC and AFC Pro Bowl teams Tuesday and defensive end Jared Allen is the lone Minnesota Viking to make the NFC team.  Allen leads the NFL in sacks with 18.5 and is just 3 sacks away from setting a new Viking franchise record for sacks in a season.  Allen will be making his 4th pro bowl appearance and will start for the NFC at the Pro Bowl in H0nolulu, Hawaii on January 29.

The Vikings close the 2011 season Sunday, January 1 against Chicago at noon, pregame on WJON at 11am.