Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson is third in Pro Bowl voting behind quarterbacks Peyton Manning (Indianapolis) and Michael Vick (Philadelphia).
In what many have deemed the year of the quarterback, voting is following suit. Peterson is in the middle of a host of quarterbacks who have received the most overall votes.
Other Vikings leading their respective positions in the NFC are perennial pick G Steve Hutchinson, P Chris Kluwe and special teamer Heath Farwell.
2011 Pro Bowl voting will continue online and on web-enabled mobile phones by going toÂ NFL.com/probowl through Dec. 20. Fans may vote on Facebook by visitingÂ www.facebook.com/nfl and clicking on the â€œPro Bowlâ€ tab.
Here’s a look at the top vote-getters: