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Victor Cruz leads NFC receivers in Pro Bowl voting

The New York Giants wide receiver leads all NFC receivers in Pro Bowl voting with less than a week to go.

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New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz leads all NFC receivers in Pro Bowl voting with 438,665 votes. Cruz is the only New York player to lead his position in voting.

Cruz leads Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall (389,725 votes) and Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (383,243 votes) for the top spot in the NFC. Cruz has 76 receptions for 1,004 yards with nine touchdowns this season. His nine receiving touchdowns tie him for the lead in the NFC; he ranks sixth in receptions and yards. Cruz had a breakout season with the Giants last year, catching 82 passes for 1,536 yards and nine touchdowns.

Pro Bowl voting continues through Dec. 17 at NFL.com. The teams are selected based on votes from fans, players, and coaches. The Pro Bowl will be played on Sunday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. ET in Honolulu. Players on the two teams playing in the Super Bowl the following week will be replaced by alternates.