Vick leads Pro Bowl voting

Eagles quarterback Michael Vick looks on during a booth review against the Redskins on November 15,...

Eagles quarterback Michael Vick looks on during a booth review against the Redskins on November 15, 2010. (CHRIS McGRATH/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK -- Philadelphia quarterback Michael Vick leads all vote-getters in balloting for the 2011 Pro Bowl.

Vick has received 729,838 votes, while Indianapolis quarterback Peyton Manning is second with 691,146 and New England's Tom Brady is third (623,074). Six of the top seven vote-getters are quarterbacks, with Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson being the only exception. Peterson is fourth with 591,598 votes.

Joining Vick and Peterson as leading vote-getters on offence in the NFC are New Orleans fullback Heath Evans, Atlanta receiver Roddy White and tight end Tony Gonzalez, Packers tackle Chad Clifton, Giants centre Shaun O'Hara, and Vikings guard Steve Hutchinson.

NFC defensive leaders are Chicago defensive end Julius Peppers, Detroit rookie defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, linebackers Clay Matthews of Green Bay and Brian Urlacher of the Bears, Packers cornerback Charles Woodson, Washington strong safety LaRon Landry, and Giants free safety Antrel Rolle.

Special teams leaders are Philadelphia kicker David Akers, Cardinals punter Ben Graham, Bears kick returner Devin Hester and Vikings special teamer Heath Farwell.

Aside from Manning, AFC offensive leaders are Texans running back Arian Foster and wide receiver Andre Johnson, Ravens fullback Le'Ron McClain, San Diego tight end Antonio Gates, Bengals tackle Andrew Whitworth, Browns guard Eric Steinbach, and Colts centre Jeff Saturday.

Defensive leaders in the AFC are Indianapolis end Dwight Freeney, Baltimore tackle Haloti Ngata, linebackers James Harrison of Pittsburgh and Ray Lewis of Baltimore, Raiders cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, and safeties Ed Reed of Baltimore and Troy Polamalu of Pittsburgh.

Special teams leaders are Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski and punter Shane Lechler, Cleveland kick returner Josh Cribbs, and Pittsburgh special teamer Keyaron Fox.

Balloting continues through Monday, December 20. The Pro Bowl teams will be announced on Tuesday, December 28, and are determined by fans, players and coaches with each group's vote counting for one-third to make up the total.

This year's NFL All-Star Game will return to Hawaii and will be played on January 30, again a week before the Super Bowl.


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