December 21, 2011

Rodgers Tops Pro-Bowl Votes


Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers received 1,581,982 fan votes to lead all NFL All-Stars in balloting for the 2012 Pro Bowl. Fan voting ended on Monday, Dec. 19. A record 100.64 million votes were cast by fans this year.


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 21-22.
The teams will be announced at 7:00 pm (ET) Tuesday, December 27 on a special NFL Total Access 2012 Pro Bowl Selection Show on NFL Network.

Listed below are the top 10 overall All-Star vote-getters:

NFL ALL-STAR TOP-TEN VOTE-GETTERS

Pos.

Name, Team

Votes

QB

Aaron Rodgers, Packers
1,581,982

QB

Tom Brady, Patriots
1,454,311

QB

Drew Brees, Saints
1,188,893

WR

Calvin Johnson, Lions
1,180,777

WR

Wes Welker, Patriots
1,133,787

RB

LeSean McCoy, Eagles
962,824

TE

Rob Gronkowski, Patriots
936,886

QB

Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers
935,535

RB

Adrian Peterson, Vikings
925,554

WR

Mike Wallace, Steelers
923,073



The 2012 Pro Bowl will be played on Sunday, January 29, 2012 and televised live on NBC at 7:00 pm (ET) from Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii.  

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