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December 14, 2007

Favre Fan Favorite for Pro Bowl


Green Bay Packers QB Brett Favre received 1,140,863 votes to lead all NFL All-Stars in balloting for the 2008 NFL Pro Bowl. Voting on NFL.com and on wireless phones with Sprint service ended on Dec. 11.

There was a record 83.7 million votes cast on NFL.com and on wireless phones with Sprint service using more than 2,262,000 ballots.

The AFC and NFC All-Star squads are made up of 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 are casting their votes Dec.13-14.

The teams will be announced at 4 p.m. (ET), Dec. 18 on a special NFL Total Access 2008 NFL Pro Bowl Selection Show on NFL Network. The Pro Bowl will be played at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Sunday, Feb. 10, and will be televised on FOX.


TOP 10 OFFENSIVE & DEFENSIVE VOTE-GETTERS

TOP TEN OFFENSIVE


TOP TEN DEFENSIVE

Pos.

Name, Team

Votes


Pos.

Name, Team

Votes

QB

Brett Favre, Packers

1,140,863


DE

Dwight Freeney, Colts

413,999

QB

Tom Brady, Patriots

1,037,608


CB

Champ Bailey, Broncos

410,567

QB

Peyton Manning, Colts

991,418


OLB

DeMarcus Ware, Cowboys

385,031

QB

Tony Romo, Cowboys

830,789


OLB

A.J. Hawk, Packers

355,420

WR

Randy Moss, Patriots

806,455


DE

Osi Umenyiora, Giants

350,148

RB

Adrian Peterson, Vikings

753,294


CB

Charles Woodson, Packers

348,063

WR

Terrell Owens, Cowboys

700,779


OLB

Shawne Merriman, Chargers

337,150

RB

Joseph Addai, Colts

698,484


CB

Al Harris, Packers

329,745

RB

LaDainian Tomlinson, Chargers

606,381


ILB

Brian Urlacher, Bears

325,073

TE

Jason Witten, Cowboys

596,867


OLB

Mike Vrabel, Patriots

321,742



TOP FIVE ROOKIE VOTE-GETTERS

Pos.

Name, Team

Votes

RB

Adrian Peterson, Vikings

753,294

K

Nick Folk, Cowboys

263,635

T

Tony Ugoh, Colts

187,802

K

Mason Crosby, Packers

174,038

T

Joe Thomas

166,599



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