The Oakland Raiders may have the most dangerous special teams combination in all of football, and now have the pro bowl votes to prove it as kicker Sebastian Janikowski and punter Shane Lechler are currently the leading vote getters at their respective positions for the AFC.
Janikowski is sitting pretty with 148,072 votes and is currently 22/24 on field goals this year including eight from 40-49 yards and five 50+ monsters as well. He even tied the NFL record of 63 yards back in week one against the Broncos. Lechler currently owns a respectable 141, 171 votes thus far, and is 51.5 yards per punt this season, including an 80-yarder last week against the Bears.
Balloting will conclude on Monday, December 19 following the conclusion of Monday Night Football (Pittsburgh Steelers at San Francisco 49ers, ESPN, 8:30 pm (ET). The teams will be announced at 7:00 pm (ET) Tuesday, December 27 on a special NFL Total Access 2012 Pro Bowl Selection Show on NFL Network.
The 2012 Pro Bowl will be played on Sunday, January 29, 2012 and televised live on NBC at 7:00 pm (ET) from Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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