A Quick Glance at Patriots Pro Bowl Votes

Ian Logue
December 12, 2012 at 12:00pm ET

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It's a little early to think about the Pro Bowl, but since fans are allowed to vote for players on NFL.com there's still an opportunity to make sure the Patriots are properly represented.

The league released some numbers this morning, and here's a look at the leading NFL vote getters by position, with Patriots players bolded:

QB Peyton Manning, Broncos 823,372
QB Tom Brady, Patriots 746,710
RB Arian Foster, Texans 699,866
RB Adrian Peterson, Vikings 668,942
QB Aaron Rodgers, Packers 652,807
WR A.J. Green, Bengals 563,954
TE Rob Gronkowski, Patriots 545,514
QB Robert Griffin III, Redskins 537,459
QB Drew Brees, Saints 500,193
QB Matt Ryan, Falcons 477,087

Here's a look at just the AFC Leading Vote-Getters by Position.  It's interesting to note that Jerod Mayo and Logan Mankins are getting some recognition and lead everyone else at their position:

Jerod Mayo is the leading vote-getter for inside linebackers in the AFC. (FILE:USPresswire)
QB Peyton Manning, Broncos 823,372
DE J.J. Watt, Texans 451,733
RB Arian Foster, Texans 699,866
DT Haloti Ngata, Ravens 305,830
FB Vonta Leach, Ravens 165,723
OLB Von Miller, Broncos 316,531
WR A.J. Green, Bengals 563,954
ILB Jerod Mayo, Patriots 267,157
TE Rob Gronkowski, Patriots 545,514
CB Champ Bailey, Broncos 196,932
T Michael Oher, Ravens 187,320
SS Bernard Pollard, Ravens 91,746
G Logan Mankins, Patriots 168,576
FS Ed Reed, Ravens 117,807
C Maurkice Pouncey, Steelers 184,140
P Brandon Fields, Dolphins 75,304
K Sebastian Janikowski, Raiders 120,611
ST Joshua Cribbs, Browns 86,945
KR Jacoby Jones, Ravens 117,455