WITH ONE WEEK REMAINING, NEW ORLEANS QB
DREW BREES CONTINUES TO LEAD PRO BOWL VOTING BY FANS
– Rosters to be announced Live on NFL
Pro Bowl Special on Tuesday, December 18
at 8:00 PM ET –
fan voting enters its final week, New Orleans Saints quarterback DREW BREES, with 950,818 votes, leads
all players in balloting for the 2019 Pro Bowl presented by Verizon.
Kansas City quarterback
PATRICK MAHOMES (884,888 votes)
ranks second overall, while Los Angeles Rams running back TODD GURLEY (747,516 votes), New York Giants rookie running back SAQUON BARKLEY (718,108 votes) and Pittsburgh
running back JAMES CONNER (664,897
votes) round out the top five.
of the top 10 vote getters – Mahomes, Conner, Barkley, Los Angeles Rams
quarterback JARED GOFF, New Orleans
Saints running back ALVIN KAMARA and
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver TYREEK
HILL – are currently in their first, second or third NFL season.
Additionally, nine first-or-second year players currently lead their conference
in votes received at their respective positions.
voting for the 2019 Pro Bowl presented by Verizon will continue online and on
web-enabled mobile phones at NFL.com/ProBowlVote until Thursday, December 13.
Through the end of the
voting period on December 13, fans will also be able to vote directly on
Twitter. To cast such a vote, fans should tweet the first and last name of the
player, the player’s official Twitter handle, or a hashtag including the
player’s first and last name. All three of these methods must include the
hashtag: #ProBowlVote. Voting via Twitter is in addition to the online ballot
at NFL.com/ProBowlVote, which will be
available throughout the entire voting period.
Fans are able to vote as many times as they like through
both NFL.com/ProBowlVote or directly on twitter.
The 2019 Pro Bowl presented by Verizon, which kicks off at
3:00 PM ET, will be televised live on ESPN, ESPN Deportes, Disney XD and
simulcast on ABC – the second time the game will be available on both broadcast
and cable networks, and the first time that the game is being televised on
Tickets to the game are on sale at NFL.com/ProBowlOnSale. New this year, tickets will also grant fans special
benefits on gameday, including AFC & NFC seating sections, player red
carpet viewing, special kid zone activities and postgame fireworks.
Players for the game are determined by the consensus votes
of fans, players and coaches. Each group’s vote counts one-third toward
determining the 88 All-Star players who will be selected to the Pro Bowl. NFL
players and coaches will cast their votes on Friday, December 14.
Pro Bowl rosters will
be announced on Tuesday, December 18 live on NFL Network’s Pro Bowl special
“NFL Total Access: Pro Bowl Players Revealed” at 8:00 PM ET. The NFL is the
only sports league that combines voting by fans, coaches and players to determine
its All-Star teams. It was also the first professional sports league to offer
online all-star voting in 1995.
PRO BOWL TOP-10 VOTE-GETTERS
& NFC LEADING VOTE-GETTERS BY POSITION
Mahomes, Kansas City
Sherman, Kansas City
Juszczyk, San Francisco
Beckham, Jr., NY Giants
Jamal Adams, NY
Armstead, New Orleans
Wil Lutz, New
reflect players currently on active rosters through Tuesday, December 4 at
3:00 PM ET
third consecutive year, Pro Bowl Week festivities will take place at ESPN Wide
World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort and across the Orlando
area, bringing free experiences and activities to fans as well as an
extraordinary number of events focused on commemorating all levels of football
– from youth to high school to the NFL's best. Some of the Pro Bowl Week events
include: Pro Bowl Practices, Pro Bowl Skills Showdown, NFL
FLAG Championships Powered By USA Football and Play Football Celebrity
More information about
these and all of the events taking place during Pro Bowl Week is available at ProBowl.com.
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