Fitzgerald seventh in Pro Bowl voting

November, 18, 2008
11/18/08
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Overall RankPro Bowl Candidate
Pos.Fan votes
1
Drew Brees
QB
490,844
2
Clinton PortisRB
458,082
3
Brett FavreQB
402,514
4
Eli ManningQB
395,526
5
Chris CooleyTE
341,629
6
Santana MossWR
324,324
7
Larry FitzgeraldWR
322,588
8
Jay CutlerQB
308,166
9
Jason CampbellQB
307,366
10
Jason WittenTE
306,166
Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando

Arizona's Larry Fitzgerald ranks seventh among NFL players in fan-based Pro Bowl balloting since the league began recording online votes Oct. 13.

Fan balloting, which continues here through Dec. 9, is one part of the process. Players and coaches also vote.

A quick look at where other NFC West players rank at their positions:

Kurt Warner, QB, Cardinals: fourth behind Drew Brees, Eli Manning and Jason Campbell. Warner has 272,969 votes, about 25,000 behind Campbell and roughly 90,000 ahead of Donovan McNabb.

Frank Gore, RB, 49ers: Not among the top five vote getters in the NFC. Clinton Portis, Adrian Peterson, Marion Barber, Michael Turner and Brandon Jacobs lead the way.

Anquan Boldin, WR, Cardinals: third behind Santana Moss and Fitzgerald. Boldin has 209,671 votes, about 10,000 more than Plaxico Burress. The Packers' Greg Jennings is fifth at 192,709.

Walter Jones, LT, Seahawks: not among the top five tackles in the NFC. Chris Samuels ranks first with 198,906 votes. Flozell Adams is second at 103,178, followed more closely by David Diehl, Kareem McKenzie and Stephon Heyer.

Orlando Pace, LT, Rams: not among the top five tackles.

Darnell Dockett, DT, Cardinals: not among the top five at the position. As more evidence that Redskins' fans take their voting seriously, Cornelius Griffin and Kedric Golston are the top vote-getters. Kevin Williams and Pat Williams are third and fourth, followed by Fred Robbins.

Julian Peterson, LB, Seahawks: not among the top five at outside linebacker. Demarcus Ware is first, followed by Jason Taylor, Marcus Washington, Rocky McIntosh and A.J. Hawk. Three Redskins in the top five. Go figure.

Patrick Willis, LB, 49ers: fourth among inside linebackers with 96,583 votes. London Fletcher leads with 202,969 votes, followed by Brian Urlacher at 156,288 and Antonio Pierce (98,265). Zach Thomas is fifth with 64,080.

Karlos Dansby, LB, Cardinals: not among the top five at inside linebacker, but I think he deserves strong consideration.

Lofa Tatupu, LB, Seahawks: not among the top five at inside linebacker.

Marcus Trufant, CB, Seahawks: not among the top five at cornerback. The Redskins' Shawn Springs and Carlos Rogers lead the way, followed by Charles Woodson, Asante Samuel and Ronde Barber.

Nate Clements, CB, 49ers: not among the top five at cornerback.

Adrian Wilson, SS, Cardinals: second among strong safeties with 53,622 votes. The Redskins' Chris Horton leads the way with 164,271. Darren Sharper is third, trailing Wilson by about 2,000 votes. Atari Bigby and James Butler both have more than 45,000.

Oshiomogho Atogwe, FS, Rams: not among the top five at free safety. LaRon Landry, Brian Dawkins, Nick Collins, Michael Johnson and Ken Hamlin comprise the top five.

Josh Brown, K, Rams: not among the top five kickers. Shaun Suisham, John Carney, Jason Elam, Nick Folk and Mason Crosby comprise the top five.

Donnie Jones, P, Rams: not among the top five punters. Ryan Plackemeier, Jeff Feagles, Derrick Frost, Brad Maynard and Saverio Rocca comprise the top five. Is Plackemeier enjoying a great season? No, but he plays for the Redskins.

Andy Lee, P, 49ers: not among the top five punters.

Allen Rossum, return specialist, 49ers: not among the top five. Rock Cartwright, Devin Hester, Reggie Bush, Felix Jones and DeSean Jackson comprise the top five. Yes, Cartwright plays for the Redskins.

Sean Morey, special teams, Cardinals: not among the top five general special-teams players. Khary Campbell, Chase Blackburn, Jarrett Bush, Keith Davis and Corey Graham lead the voting. Yes, Campbell plays for the Redskins.

Manny Lawson, special teams, 49ers: not among the top five.

Note: Download top five at each position here.

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