Tuesday, October 25, 2011

AFC East's 4 gimme Pro Bowl selections

The 2012 NFL Pro Bowl voting polls are open, and through the first third of the season, four AFC East players should be shoe-ins on the AFC roster:

1. WR Wes Welker, New England Patriots - Welker is having an insane season for a slot receiver. He already has 51 receptions through six games, amassing 130.8 yards per game.

2. RB Fred Jackson, Buffalo Bills - Jackson's 100.2 rushing yards a game is good for second in the NFL, and his six touchdowns through six games is already the most he's had in a season. Jackson has also picked up 279 yards receiving.

3. QB Tom Brady, New England Patriots - This one is a given. Brady's 360.5 passing yards a game leads the NFL, and his 16 touchdowns are four more than any other quarterback in the AFC.

4. CB Darrelle Revis, New York Jets - The best cornerback in the NFL and arguably the best defensive player in the league will probably be almost every voter's first selection at the position. He's locking down anyone and everyone, as usual, and has three interceptions in the last two games (four total).

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