Brett Favre Leads Pro Bowl Charge With Two Weeks Of Voting Remaining

Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre, with 684,986 votes, leads all NFL All-Stars in balloting for the 2008 Pro Bowl, announced Thursday. - More | Vote Now!



Green Bay Packers quarterback BRETT FAVRE, with 684,986 votes, leads all NFL All-Stars in balloting for the 2008 NFL Pro Bowl, announced today. Presented by Sprint, 2008 Pro Bowl voting will continue on and on wireless phones with Sprint service through Tuesday, December 11.

There have been 50 million votes cast on and on wireless phones with Sprint service using more than 1,271,000 ballots.

New England Patriots quarterback TOM BRADY (639,667 votes) ranks second overall while, Indianapolis Colts quarterback PEYTON MANNING (614,948 votes), New England Patriots wide receiver RANDY MOSS (499,853 votes) and Dallas Cowboys quarterback TONY ROMO (485,017 votes) round out the top five on TONY ROMO received the highest number of votes from voters using Sprint's service.

The teams will be announced at 4 p.m. (ET) Tuesday, December 18 on a special NFL Total Access 2008 NFL Pro Bowl Selection Show on NFL Network. The Pro Bowl will be played at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii on Sunday, February 10 and will be televised by FOX.

In addition to casting ballots on, fans can cast their Pro Bowl ballot by sending the text message "PRO" to 7777 from a phone with Sprint wireless service to vote for their favorite players at select positions. Standard text messaging and data rates apply.

Fans who vote for their Pro Bowl players will then be able to enter for a chance to win a trip to Hawaii to attend the NFL Pro Bowl in the 2008 NFL Pro Bowl Sweepstakes sponsored by Sprint. The Grand Prize includes an all-expense paid 5-day, 4-night trip for the winner and one guest to the 2008 NFL Pro Bowl in Honolulu. In addition to air transportation, ground transportation, hotel accommodations and two game tickets, the winner and guests will experience an insider tour of the sidelines and locker room at Aloha Stadium. There is no purchase necessary to enter or win. See for details and official rules.

The AFC and NFC All-Star squads are made up of the consensus votes of fans, players and coaches. Each group's vote counts one-third towards determining the 43-man rosters that represent the American Football Conference and National Football Conference in the Pro Bowl. NFL players and coaches will cast their votes December 13-14.

The NFL is the only sports league that combines voting by fans, coaches and players to determine its all-star teams. It was the first professional sports league to offer online all-star voting in 1995.

Listed below are the top 10 overall All-Star vote-getters and the players with the most votes at each position through November 13:


QB Brett Favre -- 684,986

QB Tom Brady -- 639,667

QB Peyton Manning -- 614,948

WR Randy Moss -- 499,853

QB Tony Romo -- 485,017

RB Adrian Peterson -- 457,426

RB Joseph Addai -- 445,311

RB Terrell Owens -- 404,452

WR LaDainian Tomlinson -- 360,086

KR Devin Hester -- 354,480




QB Brett Favre, Packers -- 684,986

RB Adrian Peterson, Vikings -- 457,426

FB Tony Richardson, Vikings -- 117,596

WR Terrell Owens, Cowboys -- 404,452

TE Jason Witten, Cowboys -- 353,827

T Flozell Adams, Cowboys -- 217,605

G Leonard Davis, Cowboys -- 195,234

C Andre Gurode, Cowboys -- 189,595

K Nick Folk, Cowboys -- 161,784

KR Devin Hester, Bears -- 354,480


DE Osi Umenyiora, Giants -- 231,867

IL Tommie Harris, Bears -- 133,880

OLB DeMarcus Ware, Cowboys -- 232,286

ILB Brian Urlacher, Bears -- 208,816

CB Charles Woodson, Packers -- 215,903

SS Roy Williams, Cowboys -- 166,926

FS Brian Dawkins, Eagles -- 100,259

P Mat McBriar, Cowboys -- 135,843

ST Keith Davis, Cowboys -- 114,150




QB Tom Brady, Patriots -- 639,667

RB Joseph Addai, Colts -- 445,311

FB Lorenzo Neal, Chargers -- 280,231

WR Randy Moss, Patriots -- 499,853

TE Antonio Gates, Chargers -- 286,431

T Matt Light, Patriots -- 269,543

G Eric Steinbach, Browns -- 293,339

C Jeff Saturday, Colts -- 240,337

K Adam Vinatieri, Colts -- 105,602

KR Wes Welker, Patriots -- 96,754


DE Dwight Freeney, Colts -- 278,457

IL Vince Wilfork, Patriots -- 152,705

OLB Shawne Merriman, Chargers -- 207,029

ILB Tedy Bruschi, Patriots -- 181,251

CB Champ Bailey, Broncos -- 263,041

SS Troy Polamalu, Steelers -- 194,717

FS Ed Reed, Ravens -- 158,721

P Chris Hanson, Patriots -- 79,164

ST Larry Izzo, Patriots -- 158,262

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