The Detroit Lions have two players in the top five of NFC Pro Bowl voting at their respective positions as of Wednesday. Wide receiver Calvin Johnson and defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh are both in fourth place in fan voting for their positions.
Johnson has 118,454 votes and trails New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz (257,016 votes), Brandon Marshall of the Chicago Bears and Percy Harvin of the Minnesota Vikings. Johnson has 60 receptions for 974 yards and two touchdowns in nine games this season. His 974 receiving yards leads the NFC. Johnson has made the Pro Bowl each of the last two seasons.
Suh has 72,122 votes and trails Henry Melton of the Chicago Bears (98,957 votes), the San Francisco 49ers' Justin Smith, and Dwan Edwards of the Carolina Panthers. Suh has 15 tackles and 4.5 sacks on the season. He made the Pro Bowl his rookie season in 2010 and was an alternate last year.
Voting on NFL.com closes on Dec. 17. The Pro Bowl will be played on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, in Honolulu, one week before Super Bowl XLVII.