Pro Bowl balloting is open so make sure you go to nfl.com/probowl to send you favorite 49ers to South Florida. For the first time since 1980, the Pro Bowl is being held somewhere other than Hawaii.
Several players are having great seasons such as Vernon Davis, Patrick Willis and Aubrayo Franklin, but don’t forget to vote for special teamers like Andy Lee and Michael Robinson. You can vote as many times as you want, so make sure to vote often! Here’s a look at what some of the 49ers standouts have done so far:
TE VERNON DAVIS – Davis is having a career-year, leading the team with 57 catches for 670 yards and 9 TDs. His 9 TD receptions rank 1st among TE’s and tied for 1st in the NFL among all pass catchers. He ranks 1st among NFC TE’s in yards and is tied for 2nd in receptions.
“There should be no excuse for him not making the Pro Bowl this year because he is definitely, in my eyes, far and beyond any tight end in the league,” – 49ers Head Coach Mike Singletary, 11/30/09.
LB PATRICK WILLIS - Willis leads the 49ers with 120 tackles to go along with 3.0 sacks, 2 INTs (1 returned for TD), 2 FFs, 7 TFLs and 11 PDs. According to NFL stats, Willis ranks 2nd in the NFL in tackles (107).
RB FRANK GORE - Despite missing nearly 3 games due to an ankle injury, Gore has still managed to rush for 643 yards and 6 TDs, while ranking tied for 3rd in the NFL in scoring among running backs (54 points). Gore is 2nd on the team with 36 catches (234 yards and 3 TDs).
P ANDY LEE - Lee ranks 2nd in the NFL with a 41.6 net punting avg. and 48.1 gross punting avg. (48.1). He is tied for 4th in the NFC with 20 punts downed inside the 20-yard line.
NT AUBRAYO FRANKLIN - Franklin leads the D-Line with 65 tackles and 7.5 TFLs. He recorded a crucial INT against Chi. (11/12) and has a career-high 2 sacks. Franklin has helped limit opponents to 3.6 yards.
Tags: Andy Lee, Aubrayo Franklin, Frank Gore, Michael Robinson, Patrick Willis, Vernon Davis
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