NFL 2020 Pro Bowl News: Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes tops all fan voting

Patrick Mahomes in a game against the Tennessee Titans 2019 photo By Tennessee Titans, CC BY 3.0, https

Kansas City quarterback PATRICK MAHOMES received 342,353 total fan votes to lead all players in balloting for the 2021 Pro Bowl presented by Verizon. Fan voting ended on Thursday, December 17.

Seattle quarterback RUSSELL WILSON (335,156 votes) ranked second overall, while Tennessee running back DERRICK HENRY (315,359), Kansas City tight end TRAVIS KELCE (309,710 votes) and Green Bay quarterback AARON RODGERS (309,131 votes) rounded out the top five.

The PITTSBURGH STEELERS led all clubs in total votes received. The SEATTLE SEAHAWKSGREEN BAY PACKERS, KANSAS CITY CHIEFS and BUFFALO BILLS rounded out the top-five teams to receive the most fan votes.

The 2021 Pro Bowl rosters will be revealed live tonight – Monday, December 21 at 7:00 PM ET – on the NFL Network’s special broadcast, “NFL Total Access: Pro Bowl Players Revealed.”

Roster selections 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. 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.


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