TheSTN – Broncos QB Peyton Manning Leads Pro Bowl Charge With Three Weeks Of Voting Remaining

Denver Broncos quarterback PEYTON MANNING, with 586,523 votes, leads all NFL All-Stars in balloting for the 2013 Pro Bowl, NFL.com announced today.  2013 Pro Bowl voting will continue online and on web-enabled mobile phones by going to NFL.com/probowl through Monday, December 17.

New England Patriots quarterback TOM BRADY (534,020 votes) ranks second overall, while Houston Texans running back ARIAN FOSTER (519,261 votes), Green Bay Packers quarterback AARON RODGERS (485,196 votes) and Minnesota Vikings running back ADRIAN PETERSON (484,227 votes) round out the top five on NFL.com.

Balloting will conclude on Monday, December 17 following the conclusion of Monday Night Football (New York Jets at Tennessee Titans, ESPN, 8:30 pm (ET)).  The teams will be announced at 7:00 pm (ET) Wednesday, December 26 on NFL Network’s “Total Access”.

The 2013 Pro Bowl will be played on Sunday, January 27, 2013 and televised live on NBC at 7:00 pm (ET) from Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Fans may purchase tickets to the 2013 Pro Bowl at www.ticketmaster.com. Fans may also call 1-800-745-3000 or visit the Aloha Stadium box office.

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 toward 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 20-21.

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.

NFL ALL-STAR TOP-TEN VOTE-GETTERS
Pos. Name, Team

Votes

QB

Peyton Manning, Broncos

586,523

QB

Tom Brady, Patriots

534,020

RB

Arian Foster, Texans

519,261

QB

Aaron Rodgers, Packers

485,196

RB

Adrian Peterson, Vikings

484,227

WR

A.J. Green, Bengals

406,780

TE

Rob Gronkowski, Patriots

399,885

QB

Drew Brees, Saints

376,530

QB

Matt Ryan, Falcons

369,467

WR

Victor Cruz, Giants

352,611

AFC LEADING VOTE-GETTERS BY POSITION

Pos. Name, Team

Votes

Pos. Name, Team

Votes

QB Peyton Manning, Broncos 586,523 DE J.J. Watt, Texans 320,236
RB Arian Foster, Texans 519,261 DT Haloti Ngata, Ravens 219,581
FB Vonta Leach, Ravens 127,610 OLB Von Miller, Broncos 219,379
WR A.J. Green, Bengals 406,780 ILB Jerod Mayo, Patriots 191,989
TE Rob Gronkowski, Patriots 399,885 CB Cary Williams, Ravens 141,660
T Jake Long, Dolphins 133,326 SS Bernard Pollard, Ravens 57,875
G Logan Mankins, Patriots 121,204 FS Ed Reed, Ravens 84,017
C Maurkice Pouncey, Steelers 134,536 P Brandon Fields, Dolphins 57,397
K Sebastian Janikowski, Raiders 90,523 ST Joshua Cribbs, Browns 52,880
KR Jacoby Jones, Ravens 80,278

NFC LEADING VOTE-GETTERS BY POSITION

Pos. Name, Team Votes Pos. Name, Team

Votes

QB

Aaron Rodgers, Packers

485,196

DE

Jared Allen, Vikings

222,441

RB

Adrian Peterson, Vikings

484,227

DT

Henry Melton, Bears

155,377

FB

John Kuhn, Packers

116,363

OLB

Clay Matthews, Packers

228,494

WR

Victor Cruz, Giants

352,611

ILB

Patrick Willis, 49ers

141,518

TE

Tony Gonzalez, Falcons

334,080

CB

Tim Jennings, Bears

189,791

T

Matt Kalil, Vikings

117,564

SS

Charles Woodson, Packers

78,503

G

Mike Iupati, 49ers

103,460

FS

Ronde Barber, Buccaneers

74,120

C

Jeff Saturday, Packers

188,462

P

Thomas Morstead, Saints

61,373

K

David Akers, 49ers

91,041

ST

C.J. Spillman, 49ers

55,426

KR

Percy Harvin, Vikings

78,649

   

 

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