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Patriots players & fan Pro Bowl voting

Pro Bowl voting is multilayered, with players ultimately selected via a combination of fan, coach and player votes. Fan voting is ongoing at NFL.com and the following is a breakdown of Patriots in the top five at their positions, and those around them for context of their placement:

Quarterback

1. Peyton Manning (Broncos) -- 586,523

2. Tom Brady (Patriots) -- 534,020

3. Ben Roethlisberger (Steelers) -- 254,310

Running back

1. Arian Foster (Texans) -- 519,261

2. Ray Rice (Ravens) -- 312,836

3. Stevan Ridley (Patriots) -- 175,902

4. Chris Johnson (Titans) -- 146,165

Wide receiver

1. A.J. Green (Bengals) -- 406,780

2. Reggie Wayne (Colts) -- 316,254

3. Wes Welker (Patriots) -- 281,929

4. Demaryius Thomas (Broncos) -- 233,984

Tight ends

1. Rob Gronkowski (Patriots) -- 399,885

2. Owen Daniels (Texans) -- 179,372

3. Heath Miller (Steelers) -- 157,036

4. Antonio Gates (Charger) -- 56,372

5. Aaron Hernandez (Patriots) -- 42,130

Guards

1. Logan Mankins (Patriots) -- 121,204

2. Zane Beadles (Broncos) -- 99,826

3. Antoine Caldwell (Texans) -- 88,183

4. Wade Smith (Texans) -- 82,352

5. Dan Connolly (Patriots) -- 80,891

Defensive ends

1. J.J. Watt (Texans) -- 202.904

2. Elvis Dumervil (Broncos) -- 135,661

3. Cameron Wake (Dolphins) -- 143,017

4. Chandler Jones (Patriots) -- 123,715

5. Rob Ninkovich (Patriots) -- 73,764

Defensive tackles

1. Haloti Ngata (Ravens) -- 145,969

2. Geno Atkins (Bengals) -- 125,622

3. Kyle Williams (Bills) -- 132,099

4. Vince Wilfork (Patriots) -- 110,491

5. Randy Starks (Dolphins) -- 37,098

Inside linebacker

1. Jerod Mayo (Patriots) -- 191,989

2. D'Qwell Jackson (Browns) -- 78,700

3. Brandon Spikes (Patriots) -- 61,816

4. Larry Foote (Steelers) -- 59,290

5. Lawrence Timmons (Steelers) -- 52,207

Kickers

1. Sebastian Janikowski (Raiders) -- 90,523

2. Justin Tucker (Ravens) -- 60,060

3. Stephen Gostkowski (Patriots) -- 60,014

4. Matt Prater (Broncos) -- 40,466

Punters

1. Brandon Fields (Dolphins) -- 57,397

2. Shane Lechler (Raiders) -- 48,405

3. Zoltan Mesko (Patriots) -- 47,560

4. Britton Colquitt (Broncos) -- 41,051