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Ezekiel Elliott, Dak Prescott lead Pro Bowl voting by fans

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is drawing high praise this season.
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is drawing high praise this season. rmallison@star-telegram.com

Dallas Cowboys dueling rookie of the year candidates and possible most valuable player candidates in running back Ezekiel Elliott and quarterback Dak Prescott are also leading way in Pro Bowl voting by fans.

Elliott leads all players with 681,361 votes in balloting for the Pro Bowl, NFL.com announced Monday.

Prescott was second with 602,621, just ahead of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown.

Fans can continue voting for the 2017 Pro Bowl online at www.nfl.com/probowlvote until Tuesday Dec. 13. Fans may also vote via social media on Twitter and Instagram by using #ProbowlVote and the player's first and last name.

The Pro Bowl players are determined by the consensus votes of fans, players and coaches.

The Pro Bowl will be announced on Tuesday Dec. 20. The game will be played Sunday, Jan 29, 2017 in Orlando, Florida.

Of course, Prescott and Elliott would love to be turn down a possible Pro Bowl selection if the Cowboys are able to reach the Super Bowl in Houston the following weekend.

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