Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning received more Pro Bowl votes than anyone else in the NFL. He finished with 1,432,257 votes in all. The second highest vote receiver was New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees who received 1,206,000 votes.
Voting was open to coaches, players and NFL fans who cast 80,272,816 votes. Each group of voters represent a third of the equation in making Pro Bowl selections. The 86 players who will be eligible for the first-ever Pro Bowl Draft will be announced during a special tonight on the NFL Network.
The “NFL Total Access Pro Bowl Players Revealed” show airs at 9: PM ET on NFL Network. This year the format is different, there isn’t an AFC-NFC format anymore, Pro Bowl spots are open to both conferences meaning a conference could sweep a position essentially.
They’ll then host a draft to divide the players into two teams. That will also air on NFL Network on Wednesday, January 22 at 8:00 PM ET.
The Pro Bowl will be played on Sunday, January 26, 2014 and televised live on NBC at 7:00 PM ET from Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii.