Thursday, December 20, 2012
Pro Bowl voting: AFC North results
By Jamison Hensley
The fan voting is complete, and here are the totals. The AFC and NFC All-Star squads are based on the consensus votes of fans, players and coaches.
Each group's vote counts one-third toward determining the 43-man rosters for the AFC and NFC in the Pro Bowl. NFL players and coaches will cast their votes on Dec. 20-21.
The Pro Bowl teams will be announced Wednesday night.
Here's a look at where AFC North players rank in the top five for fan voting:
Quarterback: 5. Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers
Running back: 2. Ray Rice, Ravens; 5. Trent Richardson, Browns
Wide receiver: 1. A.J. Green, Bengals
Fullback: 1. Vonta Leach, Ravens
Tight end: 3. Heath Miller, Steelers
Offensive tackle: 1. Michael Oher, Ravens; 4. Joe Thomas, Browns
Center: 1. Maurkice Pouncey, Steelers; 2. Matt Birk, Ravens
Defensive tackle: 1. Haloti Ngata, Ravens; 2. Geno Atkins, Bengals
Outside linebacker: 5. Terrell Suggs, Ravens
Inside linebacker: 2. D'Qwell Jackson, Browns; 5. Larry Foote, Steelers
Cornerback: 2. Cary Williams, Ravens
Strong safety: 1. Bernard Pollard, Ravens; 2. Troy Polamalu, Steelers
Free safety: 1. Ed Reed, Ravens; 3. Ryan Clark, Steelers
Kicker: 2. Phil Dawson, Browns; 3. Justin Tucker, Ravens
Kick returner: 1. Jacoby Jones, Ravens; 2. Josh Cribbs, Browns; 5. Antonio Brown, Steelers
Special teams: 1. Josh Cribbs, Browns; 5 Curtis Brown, Steelers