Pro Bowl Votes and Notes

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Pro Bowl voting on nfl.com is now open for fans. Visit to cast your votes now!

Fans, this is your chance to send your favorite 49ers to the 2009 NFL Pro Bowl and earn a chance to travel to Hawaii to attend the game on February 8, 2009.

Voting has begun at nfl.com/probowl**and will continue through Tuesday, December 9 (9:00 am, PT).

The 49ers host a few players on the roster who have already made previous trips to the Pro Bowl.
**Wide Receiver Isaac Bruce *
1996: NFC Pro Bowl
1999: NFC Pro Bowl
2000: NFC Pro Bowl
2001: NFC Pro Bowl

The 15-year veteran has team-highs of 695 receiving yards and 45 receptions with six touchdowns. One of the best receivers to play the game, Bruce has played in 210 career games with 191 starts, and ranks third all-time for receiving yards (14,803) and fifth for receptions (987) in NFL history.
Cornerback Nate Clements2004: AFC Pro Bowl

The eight-year veteran has totaled 56 tackles, two interceptions and eight passes defensed in 12 starts. Clements joined the 49ers last year after spending his first six years in Buffalo. He had a current streak of 116 starts, but had the streak broken after he was sidelined vs. New York Jets (12-7-08) due to a thumb injury. Clements played in a total of 124 career games with 119 starts.

Running Back Frank Gore2006: NFC Pro Bowl

The four-year veteran has 978 rushing yards on 229 carries (4.3 avg.) and six touchdowns to go along with 367 receiving yards on 42 catches with two scores. His 1,345 total yards from scrimmage rank fifth in the NFL. He has played in 58 games with 45 starts.

Cornerback Walt Harris2006: NFC Pro Bowl

The 13-year veteran has totaled 70 tackles, three interceptions, one sack and seven passes defensed in 13 starts. Harris earned Pro Bowl honors in 2006 after posting eight interceptions for the 49ers. He has played in 190 games with 170 starts in his career.

Punter Andy Lee2008: NFC Pro Bowl

P Andy Lee is one of the best in the business at his position. He earned Pro Bowl honors in 2007 after breaking numerous team records, as well as an NFL record for punts downed inside the 20-yard line. Lee currently ranks fourth in the NFL with a 47.0 gross average, while also ranking fourth in the NFC with a 38.6 net average.

Safety Michael Lewis2004: NFC Pro Bowl

The seven-year veteran ranks third on the team with 93 tackles to along with two sacks, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and seven passes defensed. Lewis has seen action in 105 games with 87 starts in his career.

Returner Allen Rossum
2005: NFC Pro Bowl

The 11-year veteran and former Pro Bowler currently ranks second in NFL history for total career return yards (14,506) and kickoff return yards (11,613), while also ranking first among active players with 2,893 career punt return yards. Rossum currently ranks third in the NFC for average yards per kickoff return (27.3) among returners with a minimum of 15 returns. and third for average yards per punt return with a 16.0 average (minimum five punt returns).Linebacker Takeo Spikes2003: AFC Pro Bowl
2004: AFC Pro Bowl

The 11-year veteran has tallied 100 tackles, three interceptions, four passes defensed and two forced fumbles in 10 starts this season. He took over the starting inside linebacker position at New Orleans (9-28). Spikes has played in 153 career games with 149 starts.

Linebacker Joe Staley
2008: NFC Pro Bowl

The second-year player leads the team with 153 tackles to go along with one sack, one interception returned for a touchdown (86 yards), one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and a team-high 11 passes defensed. The reigning Defensive Rookie of the Year was one of three rookies to play every single snap in 2007 as he led the team with 226 tackles. and was also the only rookie to earn All-Pro honors. He has started all 29 games played.

Don't forget about your other favorite 49ers like Vernon Davis, Joe Nedney and Justin Smith when casting your votes!

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