Kevin C. Cox
Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez wins the fan vote to represent the NFC in the Pro Bowl. Fan vote represents one-third of the overall voting for official rosters, which will be announced Dec. 26.
Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez won the fan vote for the NFC's Pro Bowl team, it was announced Thursday, beating out the rest of the conference's best at the position among fans, which count for one-third of the overall voting process.
The rosters for the 2013 Pro Bowl will be announced on Dec. 26 on NFL Network at 7 p.m. ET. Players and coaches' votes count for the other two-thirds of the consideration.
Gonzalez was the only Falcons player to win his position among NFC players. He joined the likes of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson on a list of talented stars to win the fan's confidence.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was selected opposite Gonzalez on the AFC's squad, which is led by Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and Houston Texans running back Arian Foster.