Three weeks into NFL Pro Bowl fan voting and Jason Kelce is still the leader among NFC centers.
There’s a good chance the Eagles’ 33-year-old center will be named to back-to-back Pro Bowls for the first time in his career.
The latest numbers from the NFL have Kelce leading NFC centers with 57,975 votes, which means he picked up over 17,000 votes in the last week. For reference, the AFC center vote is led by New England’s David Andrews, who has 73,958.
Fan voting began on Nov. 12 and runs through Dec. 17. Fan voting, player voting and coach voting each count as 1/3 of the total votes to determine the 88 players named to the Pro Bowl rosters.
Kelce has had a few bad snaps in recent weeks but overall he’s had another strong season. He’s ranked as ProFootballFocus’s eighth best center in the NFL, but he’s done a tremendous job of keeping the Eagles’ offensive line together through a season full of injuries. He’s the only Eagles’ offensive lineman to start every game and he’s missed just four snaps.
On Monday, Kelce started his 100th straight game and he did it with a brace on his elbow. He’s a tough guy.
Kelce during his career has been a three-time Pro Bowler and three-time All-Pro. Strangely enough, last year was the first year in his career in which he was named to both teams for the same season.
The NFL isn’t having an actual Pro Bowl this season, which means it’s more of an honor to make the team this year because there won’t be replacement players. The Eagles had six Pro Bowlers last year: Kelce, Fletcher Cox, Brandon Brooks, Lane Johnson, Zach Ertz and Rick Lovato.
Here’s the complete list of leaders after three weeks of fan voting:
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