Four Baltimore Ravens are still in the lead for their positions to represent the AFC in the 2011 Pro Bowl, to be played in Honolulu, Hawaii in late January. However, with one week left in the voting at NFL.com, they need the support of all Baltimore Ravens fans to finish ahead of the trailing pack. Ray Lewis (ILB), Ed Reed (FS), Haloti Ngata (DT) and LeRon McClain (FB) are all in first place in voting for their resective positions.
Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick (NFC) and New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (AFC) lead their conferences in overall voting. Teams to be announced on Pro Bowl Selection Show December 28 on NFL Network. The 2011 Pro Bowl will be played on Sunday, January 30, 2011 and televised live on FOX at 7:00 pm (ET) at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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PHILADELPHIA EAGLES QB MICHAEL VICK & NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS QB TOM BRADY LEAD ALL NFL PLAYERS WITH ONE WEEK OF PRO BOWL VOTING REMAINING ON NFL.COM
Teams to be Announced on Pro Bowl Selection Show December 28 on NFL Network
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback MICHAEL VICK, with 981,687 votes, leads all NFL All-Starsand New England Patriots quarterback TOM BRADY, with 947,194 votes, leads all AFC players in balloting for the 2011 Pro Bowl, NFL.com announced today.
2011 Pro Bowl voting will continue online and on web-enabled mobile phones by going to NFL.com/probowl through Monday, December 20. For the first time, fans may vote on Facebook by visiting www.facebook.com/nfl and clicking on the "Pro Bowl" tab.
Indianapolis Colts quarterback PEYTON MANNING (806,025 votes), Minnesota Vikings running back ADRIAN PETERSON (736,603 votes) and Green Bay Packers quarterback AARON RODGERS (690,619 votes) round out the top five players on NFL.com.
Balloting will conclude on Monday, December 20 following Monday Night Football (Chicago Bearsat Minnesota Vikings, ESPN, 8:30 pm (ET). The teams will be announced at 7:00 pm (ET) Tuesday, December 28 on a special NFL Total Access 2011 Pro Bowl Selection Show on NFL Network.
The 2011 Pro Bowl will be played on Sunday, January 30, 2011 and televised live on FOX at 7:00 pm (ET) at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii.
The AFC and NFC All-Star squads are based on the consensus votes of fans, players and coaches. Each group’s vote counts one-third towards determining the 43-man rosters that represent the American Football Conference and National Football Conference in the Pro Bowl. NFL players and coaches will cast their votes on December 22-23.
The NFL is the only sports league that combines voting by fans, coaches and players to determine its all-star teams. It was the first professional sports league to offer online all-star voting in 1995.
Listed below are the top 10 overall All-Star vote-getters and the players with the most votes at each position through December 14:
NFL ALL-STAR TOP-TEN VOTE-GETTERS
Pos. / Name, Team / Votes
QBMichael Vick, Eagles981,687
QBTom Brady, Patriots947,194
QBPeyton Manning, Colts806,025
RBAdrian Peterson, Vikings736,603
QBAaron Rodgers, Packers690,619
QBDrew Brees, Saints662,953
QBPhilip Rivers, Chargers633,269
RBArian Foster, Texans519,154
QBMatt Ryan, Falcons484,949
QBDavid Garrard, Jaguars479,018
AFC LEADING VOTE-GETTERS BY POSITION
Pos. / Name, Team / Votes Pos. / Name, Team / Votes
QBTom Brady, Patriots947,194 DEDwight Freeney, Colts377,338
RBArian Foster, Texans519,154DT / Haloti Ngata, Ravens / 249,980
FB / Le'Ron McClain, Ravens / 190,729 OLBJames Harrison, Steelers297,265
WRAndre Johnson, Texans 433,206ILB / Ray Lewis, Ravens / 304,087
TEAntonio Gates, Chargers457,690CBNnamdi Asomugha, Raiders243,816
TAndrew Whitworth, Bengals362,996SSTroy Polamalu, Steelers383,928
GEric Steinbach, Browns274,984FS / Ed Reed, Ravens / 233,880
CJeff Saturday, Colts253,624PShane Lechler, Raiders130,279
KSebastian Janikowski, Raiders126,405STKeyaron Fox, Steelers92,172
KRJoshua Cribbs, Browns154,575
NFC LEADING VOTE-GETTERS BY POSITION
Pos.Name, TeamVotesPos.Name, TeamVotes
QBMichael Vick, Eagles981,687DEJulius Peppers, Bears312,193
RBAdrian Peterson, Vikings736,603DTNdamukong Suh, Lions300,680
FBHeath Evans, Saints162,597OLBClay Matthews, Packers 353,981
WRRoddy White, Falcons445,604ILBBrian Urlacher, Bears226,693
TETony Gonzalez, Falcons345,847CBCharles Woodson, Packers 292,047
TChad Clifton, Packers136,532SSLaRon Landry, Redskins174,625
GSteve Hutchinson, Vikings158,204FSAntrel Rolle, Giants131,136
CShaun O'Hara, Giants182,287PBen Graham, Cardinals143,893
KDavid Akers, Eagles165,632STHeath Farwell, Vikings136,108
KRDevin Hester, Bears190,591