PITTSBURGH — The Steelers-Patriots strife on Sunday is stocked with vital star power.
Steelers using behind Le’Veon Bell led all NFL players in Pro Bowl fan voting with 855,539 votes, while Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (833,481) narrowly edged Pittsburgh far-reaching receiver Antonio Brown (832,446) for second place. Patriots parsimonious finish Rob Gronkowski is one of 4 players from Sunday’s diversion among a top-10 vote-getters, entrance in during No. 9 (551,058).
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Bell and Brown have total for some-more than 3,000 yards, heading a Steelers to a tip of a AFC as of Week 15. Brady leads a joining in flitting (3,865).
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz perceived a many votes among NFC players for fourth overall. Wentz was mislaid for a deteriorate after pang a ripped ACL in his left knee in final week’s win over a Los Angeles Rams.
Other NFC notables were New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (fifth overall) and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (seventh). The Los Angeles Rams, one of a season’s warn teams, are good represented with using behind Todd Gurley and quarterback Jared Goff entrance in during sixth and eighth, respectively.
At No. 10, a sole rookie among tip vote-getters is Jacksonville Jaguars using behind Leonard Fournette.
The Pro Bowl will be played in Orlando, Florida, on Jan. 28 and will atmosphere on ESPN.
Bell’s leaguewide interest has grown notwithstanding him blank all of training stay before signing his $12.1 million authorization tender.
Bell did not moment a tip 10 in final season’s voting.
“I wanted to get prepared for Game 1, a games that count and go out there and try to win a Super Bowl,” Bell pronounced Sept. 4.
The Steelers had an strenuous participation in a voting with a league-high 20 players finishing in a tip 10 during their particular positions. Left tackle Alejandro Villanueva, ensure David DeCastro, core Maurkice Pouncey, linebacker Ryan Shazier and special teamer Tyler Matakevich finished atop their positions in a AFC. Ben Roethlisberger finished third in a AFC in quarterback voting.
The full register — dynamic by a multiple of fan, actor and manager voting — will be announced Tuesday on NFL Network during 8 p.m. ET.