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Pro Bowl Update: Week 11

Posted by Scott Kegley on November 18, 2009 – 3:18 PM

The 49ers players need your support to get to the 2010 Pro Bowl in South Florida.  Here’s a recap of what some of the 49ers top Pro Bowl candidates have done through the first ten weeks of the season.  You can vote as many times as you like at nfl.com/probowl.

TE Vernon Davis: Davis is having a career-year, leading the team with 45 catches for 493 yards and 7 touchdowns. His 7 TD catches rank 1st among tight ends and tied for 3rd in the NFL among receivers. He ranks 3rd among NFC tight ends in both yards and receptions.

LB Patrick Willis: Willis leads the 49ers with 98 tackles to go along with 2.5 sacks, 2 interceptions (1 returned for TD), 2 forced fumbles, 6 TFLs and 9 PDs. According to league stats, Willis ranks 2nd in the NFL in tackles (88).

RB Frank Gore: Despite missing nearly 3 games due to an ankle injury, Gore has still managed to rush for 551 yards and 6 touchdowns (tied for 4th in NFC), while also leading the NFC with 5.2 yds. per carry. Gore ranks 2nd on the team with 26 catches (211 yds. and 1 TD).

P Andy Lee: Lee ranks 2nd in the NFL with a 41.7 net punting avg. He also ranks 3rd in the NFL in gross punt avg. (47.6) and tied for 5th in the NFL with 19 punts downed inside the 20-yd. line.

NT Aubrayo Franklin: Franklin leads the defensive line with 56 tackles and 6.5 TFLs. He recorded a crucial interception against Chicago (11/12) and has set a career-high with 2.0 sacks. Franklin has helped limit opponents to 3.3 yds. per carry (1st in NFL) and the 3rd-fewest rushing yards per game (87.7).

RB Michael Robinson: Robinson ranks 2nd on the team in special teams tackles (16) and has led the team in special teams tackles in three different games. He was a Pro Bowl alternate in 2008.


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7 Responses to “Pro Bowl Update: Week 11”

  1. By NO19ERFAN on Nov 18, 2009 | Reply

    I HOPE ALL OUR 9ERS GET ON THE PLANE TO FLORIDA! B A NICE TREAT… JUST DON’T PLAYEM, CUZ WE GOING TO THE SUPER BOWL… WE’RE THE UNDER-EST UNDERDOG EVER!
    NO19ERFAN, HEAR ME OUT!

  2. By ObiJwonKnevl on Nov 18, 2009 | Reply

    I would be voting for quite a few niners that deserve to go to the Pro Bowl. Unfortunately, the voting website is in disarray and you can not get past choosing Wide Receiver’s. So many of our guys deserve a chance to play in that game. Keep it up niners… we are well on our way!!

  3. By James on Nov 18, 2009 | Reply

    Davis, Wilis, and, most importantly, Aubrayo Franlin deserves it as well. Top 5 NT in NFL this year, in my opinion.

  4. By 49ersFaninMA on Nov 18, 2009 | Reply

    I created a script that runs constantly on my computer voting for all of the 49ers players over and over. Submits 1 votes every 30 sec.

  5. By NinerFanInArizona on Nov 20, 2009 | Reply

    I think most of the “D” should be going to the Pro-Bowl, but if not all at least Justin Smith, Takeo Spikes, Patrick Willis, and Aubrayo Frankilin should be in the mix……….GO NINERS Let’s get Our Super Bowl Back

  6. By bill on Nov 20, 2009 | Reply

    Vernon Davis,Patrick Willis,Aubrayo Frankilin,Justin Smith,Takeo Spikes,Andy Lee should all go to the probowl.I know thats being a little gredy because I’m a Niner fan. Realisticly the Niners would probably be undifeated if we had a solid QB. I hate to be a jerk but Alex Smith and Shaun Hill both are the most inconsistant QBs alive. Their is no hope for them with the Niners.We need A marquee QB then the Niners will fly!

  7. By Billy E on Nov 20, 2009 | Reply

    Justin Smith, Frank Gore ,Takeo Spikes, Patrick Willis, and Aubrayo, Franklin will goes to the pro bowl.Lets not forget Andy Lee Who is punting the ball with distance and marksmanship.The Niners really need to not have faith in Alex Smith or Shaun Hill.Both have no hope to leading our Niners to a winning season. I can’t believe the organization has even the slightest bit of faith because they both get lucky at times, when it matters they only proven that they will choke.

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