Are you ready for some football? Here is a list of football players that have been selected for the Pro Bowl at least 11 times. The players below are easily among the greatest football players of all time. While not every player that is selected for the Pro Bowl plays in the game it is still an honor to be selected. They may not play due to injury or because they are on teams headed for the Super Bowl and do not want to risk getting injured before the big game.
Each player is chosen by a combination of coaches, players, fans voting for the football players at the top of their game. With the exception of active players and those not yet eligible, players that have been selected for the pro bowl as many times as these guys have all been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. For those who may not know, the Pro Bowl is the NFL's version of an all-star game. While most all-star games take place in the middle of the season for most sports, the Pro Bowl is played between the conference championships and the Super Bowl at the end of the football season. The Pro Bowl roster is comprised of players from both the American Football Conference (AFC) and the National Football Conference (NFC) with players playing for their respective conferences.
All in all, it is a great game to watch that showcases the best talent the NFL has to offer. Vote up the best NFL players with the most Pro Bowls and check back to see who gets added to the list each year.
Years selected: 1986 - 1996, 1998, 2002
Hall of Fame: Inducted in 2010.
Jerry Lee Rice is a former American football wide receiver who played 20 seasons in the National Football League. He is widely considered to be the greatest wide receiver in NFL history and among the greatest NFL players overall. On November 4, 2010, Rice was chosen by NFL Network's NFL Films production The Top 100: NFL's Greatest Players as the greatest player in NFL history. He is the all-time leader in most major statistical categories for wide receivers, including receptions, touchdown receptions, and yards. Rice was selected to the Pro Bowl 13 times and named All-Pro 12 times in his 20 NFL seasons. He won three Super Bowl rings playing for the San Francisco 49ers and an AFC Championship ...more on Wikipedia
Years selected: 1999, 2000, 2002 - 2010, 2012 - 2014
Hall of Fame: Eligible in 2021.
Peyton Williams Manning is an American football quarterback for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. A five-time league MVP, he played for the Indianapolis Colts for 14 seasons between 1998-2011. He is a son of former NFL quarterback Archie Manning and an elder brother of New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning. Manning played college football for the University of Tennessee, leading the Volunteers to the 1997 SEC Championship in his senior season. However, No. 3 Tennessee lost to the No. 2 Nebraska Cornhuskers 42-17 in the Orange Bowl, giving Nebraska and Tom Osborne their 3rd national championship in 4 years. He was chosen by the Indianapolis Colts with the first overall ...more on Wikipedia
Years selected: 1999 - 2008, 2010 - 2013
Hall of Fame: Eligible in 2019.
Anthony David Gonzalez is a former American football tight end who played in the National Football League. He played college football for the University of California, Berkeley, and was recognized as a consensus All-American. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the first round of the 1997 NFL Draft. Gonzalez, a fourteen-time Pro Bowl selection, currently holds the NFL records for touchdown receptions and total reception yards by a tight end. Gonzalez was also known for his durability, missing only two games in his seventeen-year career. Since the start of the 2000 season Gonzalez had 1,145 receptions and only one fumble, making him one of the most sure handed players of all time. He ...more on Wikipedia
Years selected: 2004, 2006, 2008 - 2014, 2016 - 2018
Hall of Fame: Not eligible as an active player.
Drew Christopher Brees (born January 15, 1979) is an American football quarterback for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). After a successful college football career at Purdue University, he was chosen by the San Diego Chargers with the first pick in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He left college as one of the most decorated players in Purdue and Big Ten Conference history, establishing two NCAA records, 13 Big Ten Conference records, and 19 Purdue University records. As of 2018, he remains the Big Ten record-holder in several passing categories, including completions (1,026), attempts (1,678), and yards (11,792). For his many career accomplishments and ...more on Wikipedia