Eight Saints currently rank in the top-five of their respective position in the NFL Fan Pro Bowl vote, the league announced on Wednesday.
Brees ranks No. 7 overall in the Fan Vote with 396,436 votes. Brees is No. 2 among NFC quarterbacks behind the Packers’ Aaron Rodgers (589,801).
Graham and Harper both rank No. 1 at their position.
Collins, Evans and Sproles each rank fourth in their positional group while Jenkins and Kasay are listed at No. 5 at their positions.
2012 Pro Bowl voting will continue online and on web-enabled mobile phones by going to NFL.com/ProBowl through Monday, December 19.
Balloting will conclude on Monday, December 19 following the conclusion of Monday Night Football (Pittsburgh Steelers at San Francisco 49ers, ESPN, 8:30 pm (ET). The teams will be announced at 7:00 pm (ET) Tuesday, December 27 on a special NFL Total Access 2012 Pro Bowl Selection Show on NFL Network.
The AFC and NFC All-Star squads are based on the consensus votes of fans, players and coaches. Each group’s vote counts one-third toward determining the 43-man rosters that represent the American Football Conference and National Football Conference in the Pro Bowl. NFL players and coaches will cast their votes on December 21-22.
The NFL is the only sports league that combines voting by fans, coaches and players to determine its all-star teams. It was the first professional sports league to offer online all-star voting in 1995.
The 2012 Pro Bowl will be played on Sunday, January 29, 2012 and televised live on NBC at 7:00 pm (ET) from Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Fans may purchase tickets starting later this month at NFL.com/ProBowl.
Listed below are the Pro Bowl fan vote totals that involve Saints players as of Nov. 16:
Overall Player Vote
NFL Tight Ends
NFC Strong Safeties
NFC Free Safeties
NFC Kick Returners