NFL News: Colts RB Jonathan Taylor leads Pro Bowl Fan Voting

Jonathan Taylor Colts RB in action (courtesy Indianapolis Colts)

– Rosters to be announced Live on NFL Network’s Pro Bowl Special

on Monday, December 20 at 7:00 PM ET and integrated in ESPN’s Monday Night Countdown

and ESPN/ABC’s Monday Night Football –  

Indianapolis running back JONATHAN TAYLOR, with 126,381 votes, leads all players in balloting for the 2022 Pro Bowl presented by Verizon. 

Kansas City tight end TRAVIS KELCE (121,807 votes) ranks second overall, while Los Angeles Rams wide receiver COOPER KUPP (120,010 votes), Cleveland defensive end MYLES GARRETT (113,980 votes) and Tampa Bay quarterback TOM BRADY (111,716 votes) round out the top five. 

Two of the top five vote-getters – Taylor and Garrett – are age 25 or younger while six first- or second-year players currently lead their conference in votes received at their respective positions. 

The DALLAS COWBOYS lead all clubs in total votes received. The NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTSKANSAS CITY CHIEFS, LOS ANGELES RAMS and BALTIMORE RAVENS round out the current top five. 

Pro Bowl Vote presented by Panini Trading Cards will continue online and on web-enabled mobile phones at NFL.com/ProBowlVote until Thursday, December 16. 

Through the end of the voting period on December 16, 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. 

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. NFL players and coaches will cast their votes by Friday, December 17. 

Pro Bowl rosters will be announced on Monday, December 20 live on NFL Network’s Pro Bowl special “NFL Total Access: Pro Bowl Players Revealed” at 7:00 PM ET and integrated in ESPN’s Monday Night Countdown and ESPN/ABC’s Monday Night Football. 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. 

The 2022 Pro Bowl presented by Verizon will be played at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday, February 6, at 3:00 PM ET and will be televised on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and simulcast on ABC. Tickets are available now on ProBowl.com and will allow fans special benefits on gameday including access to the Pro Bowl Red Carpet and other family friendly activities. 

Leading up to the game, the NFL will host a series of Pro Bowl Week festivities, bringing free experiences and activities to fans in Las Vegas. A number of events will also be focused on celebrating football at all levels. Pro Bowl Week festivities will include:

  • Pro Bowl Practice
  • Play Football Opening Night
  • NFL FLAG Championships presented by Subway
  • East-West Shrine Bowl – televised on NFL Network
  • Pro Bowl Skills Showdown – televised on ESPN
  • Community Day

More details around how fans can get involved with Pro Bowl Week festivities will be announced at a later date. Visit ProBowl.com for the latest event details.  

COURTESY NFLmedia.com

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