Pro Bowl Voting Update: No Falcons Among Top Vote-Getters

USA TODAY Sports

The Atlanta Falcons may not be well-represented at the Pro Bowl this season. They may not be represented at all, in fact.

The Pro Bowl is an unruly beast. Sometimes, players get more recognition because they're on a great team. Other times, undeserving candidates top the ballot because they have familiar names. It's not something to take overly seriously.

For those who care about the results of their votes, you should know that not a single Falcon tops the votes at any position. I'm not overly optimistic that a lot of Falcons are going to the Pro Bowl, and frankly I could see a scenario in which no one makes it. It has been that kind of season, and I'd find it difficult to make the case for anyone besides perhaps Matt Bosher or Desmond Trufant.

The following list comes to us from the NFL itself. Apologies for the formatting.

NFL LEADING VOTE-GETTERS BY POSITION

POS. NAME, TEAM VOTES POS. NAME, TEAM VOTES

QB Peyton Manning, Denver 1,227,068 DE J.J. Watt, Houston 363,433

QB Drew Brees, New Orleans 1,049,811 DE Robert Quinn, St. Louis 315,973

RB Jamaal Charles, Kansas City 825,345 DT Jason Hatcher, Dallas 286,457

RB Marshawn Lynch, Seattle 821,487 DT Marcell Dareus, Buffalo 280,378

FB Mike Tolbert, Carolina 360,381 OLB Tamba Hali, Kansas City 293,303

FB Chris Ogbonnaya, Cleveland 250,788 OLB Robert Mathis, Indianapolis 279,080

WR Calvin Johnson, Detroit 817,934 ILB Kiko Alonso, Buffalo 335,878

WR A.J. Green, Cincinnati 623,735 ILB Sean Lee, Dallas 222,188

TE Jimmy Graham, New Orleans 697,193 CB Richard Sherman, Seattle 477,595

TE Julius Thomas, Denver 486,893 CB Aqib Talib, New England 327,880

T Branden Albert, Kansas City 209,068 SS Kam Chancellor, Seattle 173,897

T Joe Staley, San Francisco 184,767 SS Eric Berry, Kansas City 149,759

G Zane Beadles, Denver 206,018 FS Earl Thomas, Seattle 359,255

G Jeff Allen, Kansas City 171,074 FS Barry Church, Dallas 117,693

C Max Unger, Seattle 225,848 P Dustin Colquitt, Kansas City 156,655

C Manny Ramirez, Denver 206,126 P Jon Ryan, Seattle 93,386

K Stephen Gostkowski, New England 193,069 ST C.J. Spillman, San Francisco 120,825

K Steven Hauschka, Seattle 159,938 ST David Bruton, Denver 117,817

PR Devin Hester, Chicago 210,814

PR Trindon Holliday, Denver 169,254


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