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With four weeks of fan balloting remaining, five Ravens are leading their position in Pro Bowl votes.
Ray Lewis tops the list of inside linebackers, getting 165,118 fan votes as of Tuesday morning. Haloti Ngata paces all defensive tackles with 129,460, Ed Reed leads free safeties with 128,920, Le’Ron McClain has 125,535 to lead fullbacks and Michael Oher is the top offensive tackle with 112,565.
While Lewis (11 Pro Bowls), Ngata (one), Reed (six) and McClain (two) have all made Pro Bowl appearances, Oher would be a first-timer.
Here are several other Ravens that warrant more votes:
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This season, running back Ray Rice has compiled six games with 100-or-more total yards from scrimmage, including last Sunday’s 131-yard output at Carolina.
Wideout Anquan Boldin leads the Ravens in receptions (45), receiving yards (625) and touchdowns (six), including a three-touchdown game against the Cleveland Browns in Week 3.
Outside linebacker Terrell Suggs is currently tied for sixth in the AFC with 7 ½ sacks, while he had been outstanding against the run this year.
Kicker Billy Cundiff leads the NFL with 29 touchbacks and has connected on 17 of 20 field goal attempts, including two 49-yarders.
Guard Ben Grubbs continues to be one of the standout players of the Ravens’ offensive line, solidifying the left side along with Oher.
The NFL’s All-Star squads are based on the consensus votes of fans, coaches and players. Each group’s vote counts one-third towards determining the 43-man rosters that represent the AFC and NFC.