The Pro Bowl may have lost much of its luster in the past few years as players are every more reluctant to put their bodies on the line in a meaningless contest. However, the honor of being a Pro Bowler still persists and it is important that fans of the NFL vote for those players whose seasons truly justify roster spots.
While Brett Favre may be a legendary quarterback and Ben Roethlisberger a Super Bowl champion, neither player should be in Pro Bowl consideration this season. The habit of voting for big names over deserving up and comers is troublesomely prevalent in the game today and should be eradicated for the sanctity of the honor.
Names like Mark Sanchez, Peyton Manning, Donovan McNabb and Jay Cutler do not deserve to grace the back of Pro Bowl uniforms, but chances are that at least one of them will. In order to avoid the trap of celebrity here's a breakdown of positions on the ballot which are most likely to become a popularity contest.