NEW YORK -- Peyton Manning moved into the lead in fan voting
for the Pro Bowl with two weeks remaining in the balloting.
The Indianapolis Colts' star quarterback, who needs four
touchdown passes to tie Dan Marino's single-season record of 48,
had 722,669 votes from a total of more than 42 million cast, the
league announced Wednesday.
Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb was next at 661,852 votes,
followed by Vikings QB Daunte Culpepper (652,318), Eagles wide
receiver Terrell Owens (613,120) and Giants running back Tiki Barber 566,673.
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (468,323) topped all
rookies and ranked ninth overall.
The AFC and NFC squads are made up of the consensus votes of
fans, players and coaches. Each groups vote counts one-third toward
determining the 43-man rosters.
The teams will be announced Dec. 22. The game is Feb. 13 in
The voting is sponsored by Ameriquest Mortgage Co.