Right now, Indianapolis Colts running back Jonathan Taylor is the best player in the National Football League. Due to his production, the Indianapolis Colts are on the doorsteps of becoming a playoff team in the AFC. It didn’t take long for football fans to notice his production. It has been announced that the former Wisconsin star running back is leading all players when it comes to Pro Bowl votes.
“Indianapolis running back Jonathan Taylor, with 81,087 votes, leads all players in balloting for the 2022 Pro Bowl presented by Verizon” stated by a league press release. Taylor’s most notable performance came in Week 11 against the Buffalo Bills. He shredded the Bills defense for a total of 200-yards from scrimmage and five touchdowns.
From a historical perspective, Taylor become the first Colts player to score five touchdowns in a game and the fifth player with 200-plus scrimmage yards and five-plus scrimmage TDs in a single game in the Super Bowl era, joining the likes of Jamaal Charles, Clinton Portis, Shaun Alexander and Jerry Rice.
In a 11 games played this season, Taylor has rushed for 1,122 rushing yards (5.8 YPC) with 13 TDs on the ground and adds 32 receptions for 322 yards (two receiving TDs) to his breakout campaign. Taylor is on the cusp of winning his first-ever league rushing title. If he remains the NFL’s top rusher, the league’s Most Valuable Player Award could be within reach.
The 2022 Pro Bowl presented by Verizon will be played at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday, February 6, at 3:00 PM ET and will be televised on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and simulcast on ABC. Tickets are available now on ProBowl.com and will allow fans special benefits on gameday including access to the Pro Bowl Red Carpet and other family friendly activities.
Official rosters will be announced live on NFL Network on Monday, December 20 at 7:00 PM ET and integrated in ESPN’s Monday Night Countdown and ESPN/ABC’s Monday Night Football
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