Cox will not play in the Pro Bowl due to a foot injury, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Cox injured his foot in Sunday's NFC divisional-round loss to the Saints. It is unclear how serious the injury actually is, as he would likely only play in the exhibition contest if he was at full health. The defensive end posted a career-high 12 sacks this season. He will be replaced in the game by DeForest Buckner.
Cox had three tackles (one solo) and 1.5 sacks in Sunday's loss to the Cowboys.
Cox entered last week with a five-game stretch without a sack but has 2.5 sacks in the last two games. The 28-year-old hasn't exceeded three total tackles in a game since Week 6, making him difficult to trust as an IDP option.
Cox had three solo tackles and a sack in Monday's 28-13 win over the Redskins.
Cox was able to end a five-game sack drought Monday as he was able to bring down Mark Sanchez in what was essentially garbage time. The 27-year-old has 35 tackles (26 solo) and five sacks this season.
Cox had six tackles (three solo) and a sack in Thursday's 34-13 win over the Giants.
Cox found the quarterback for the first time since Week 3 to bring his season sack total to four. The 27-year-old combined for three tackles over the last two games, but he remains on pace for a career season.
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