The polls are now open! Fans can begin voting to select players for the 2011 Pro Bowl, the NFL's annual All-Star Game. Voting is available online and on web-enabled mobile phones by going to NFL.com/probowl.
The 2011 Pro Bowl will be played on Sunday, January 30, 2011 and televised live on FOX at 7 p.m. ET at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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 towards 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 Dec. 22-23.
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.
Following is a breakdown of positions and corresponding number of players who will be selected in each conference (43 per conference):
Wide Receivers (4)
Tight Ends (2)
Running Backs (3)
Interior Linemen (3)
Outside Linebackers (3)
Inside/Middle Linebackers (2)
Kick Returner (1)
Special Teamer (1)
Need Player (1-Coach's Choice)