ROSTERS TO BE ANNOUNCED LIVE ON NFL NETWORK’S PRO BOWL SPECIAL On DECEMBER 17 AT 8:00 PM ET
Baltimore Ravens quarterback LAMAR JACKSON, with 146,171 votes, leads all players in balloting for the 2020 Pro Bowl presented by Verizon.
Kansas City quarterback PATRICK MAHOMES (116,325 votes) ranks second overall, while Seattle quarterback RUSSELL WILSON (115,370 votes), Minnesota running back DALVIN COOK (106,167 votes) and Carolina running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY (100,218 votes) round out the top five.
Four of the top five vote-getters – Jackson, Mahomes, Cook and McCaffrey – are under the age of 25. Additionally, seven first or second-year players currently lead their conference in votes received at their respective positions.
The BALTIMORE RAVENS lead all clubs in total votes received. The SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS, GREEN BAY PACKERS, DALLAS COWBOYS and MINNESOTA VIKINGS round out the current top-five vote-getters among teams.
Voting is free and fans are encouraged to vote multiple times and as often as they would like to support their favorite players. For the third consecutive year, the voting window will run for four weeks, beginning today and concluding on Thursday, December 12. Voting is available online and on web-enabled mobile phones by going to NFL.com/ProBowlVote.
During the final two weeks of 2020 Pro Bowl voting – November 28-December 12 – fans will also be able to vote directly on Twitter. To cast such a vote, fans should tweet the first and last name of the player, the player’s official Twitter handle, or a hashtag including the player’s first and last name. All three of these methods must include the hashtag: #ProBowlVote. Voting via Twitter is in addition to the online ballot at NFL.com/ProBowlVote, which will be available throughout the entire voting period.
New this year is the Pro Bowl Vote Sweepstakes – once a fan casts their vote, they will have an opportunity to enter for a chance to win one of the following prizes:
- A pair of tickets for an NFL game during the 2020 season (5 pairs available)
- Matt Stafford signed football (4 available)
- Travis Kelce signed football (3 available)
- Le’Veon Bell signed football (2 available)
- Sam Darnold signed football (1 available)
The Pro Bowl Vote Sweepstakes is open to those that are a permanent resident of the United States or the District of Columbia and are eighteen years of age or older. Full sweepstakes rules can be found at NFL.com/PBVoteSweeps/Rules.
The 2020 Pro Bowl presented by Verizon, which kicks off at 3:00 PM ET, will be televised live on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and simulcast on ABC and Disney XD – the third time the game will be available on both broadcast and cable networks.
Tickets to the game are on sale at ProBowlOnSale. Fans in attendance can watch and cheer on the Pro Bowl players as they enter the stadium on the Pro Bowl Red Carpet, bringing them closer than ever to the NFL’s all-stars. Concession deals and “Kid Zone” activities will be available inside the stadium. Additionally, fans will be able to enjoy post-game fireworks to conclude the celebration.
Players for the game are determined by the consensus votes of fans, players and coaches. Each group’s vote counts one-third toward determining the 88 All-Star players who will be selected to the Pro Bowl. NFL players and coaches will cast their votes on Friday, December 14.
Pro Bowl rosters will be announced on Tuesday, December 17 live on NFL Network’s Pro Bowl special “NFL Total Access: Pro Bowl Players Revealed” at 8:00 PM ET. The NFL is the only sports league that combines voting by fans, coaches and players to determine its All-Star teams. It was also the first professional sports league to offer online all-star voting in 1995.
The 2020 Pro Bowl presented by Verizon will feature the traditional AFC vs. NFC game format. The following is a breakdown of positions and the corresponding numbers of players who will be selected (88 total):
|Wide Receivers (8)||Defensive Ends (6)||Punters (2)|
|Tight Ends (4)||Interior Linemen (6)||Placekickers (2)|
|Tackles (6)||Outside Linebackers (6)||Return Specialists (2)|
|Guards (6)||Inside/Middle Linebackers (4)||Special Teamers (2)|
|Centers (4)||Cornerbacks (8)||Need Players (2-Coach’s Choice)|
|Quarterbacks (6)||Safeties (6)|
|Running Backs (6)|
For the fourth consecutive year, Pro Bowl Week festivities will take place at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort and across the Orlando area, bringing free experiences and activities to fans as well as an extraordinary number of events focused on commemorating all levels of football – from youth to high school to the NFL’s best. Some of the Pro Bowl Week events include: Pro Bowl Practices, Pro Bowl Skills Showdown, NFL FLAG Championships and Pro Bowl Experience.
Additionally, NFL Pro Bowl players will give back to the local Orlando community by participating in the Pro Bowl Community Huddle as part of the NFL Huddle for 100. To learn more about Huddle for 100 and how to get involved, visit www.nfl.com/100/huddlefor100
More information about these and all of the events taking place during Pro Bowl Week is available at ProBowl.com.
The Pro Bowl is an all-inclusive event for fans on gameday. Working with KultureCity, Camping World Stadium’s sensory-inclusive partner, the NFL will offer families who attend the 2020 Pro Bowl with support, including sensory accessibility resources at Pro Bowl Experience and a dedicated sensory room will be located in the stadium on gameday to enable fans to enjoy the game with more confidence and comfort.