Tuesday, December 20, 2005
From NFL Media.com
RECORD 70.5 MILLION ALL-STAR VOTES CAST ON NFL.COM AND SPRINT WIRELESS; PEYTON MANNING, ALEXANDER & TOMLINSON TOP VOTE-GETTERS
RECORD 1.9 MILLION MOBILE VOTES CAST VIA SPRINT WIRELES; PEYTON MANNING RECEIVES RECORD 1.18 MILLION VOTES
Indianapolis Colts quarterback PEYTON MANNING received a record 1,184,142 votes to lead
NFL All-Stars in balloting for the 2006 Pro Bowl, the NFL announced today. Presented by
Sprint, Pro Bowl voting on NFL.com, in stadiums and via the Sprint wireless service ended
Friday, Dec. 16.
There were a record 70.5 million votes cast on NFL.com and via the Sprint wireless service -- a 16 percent increase over the 61 million cast last year.
In the tally was a record 1.9 million mobile votes via Sprint wireless -- nearly 200 times the 10,000 mobile votes cast last year.
Seattle Seahawks running back SHAUN ALEXANDER (1,110,575 votes) ranked second overall while San Diego Chargers running back LA DAINIAN TOMLINSON (1,044,360), Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver CHAD JOHNSON (987,650) and Chargers tight end ANTONIO GATES (941,846) rounded out the top five.
Posted by Zennie Abraham at 5:14 PM
From NFL Media.com - private access website; no direct link available to the public.
The Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings game on Sunday, January 1 will be played at 4:15 PM ET rather than 1:00 PM ET, the NFL announced today.
The change is to accommodate FOX television patterns.
Posted by Zennie Abraham at 5:00 PM