Antrel Rolle making run for Pro Bowl honors

Barring a late run on the ballot box, it appears that safety Antrel Rolle and possibly defensive end Justin Tuck are the only two Giants players who have a shot at earning Pro Bowl honors this season.

Thursday was the final day for voting. The Pro Bowl roster will be announced on Friday at 9 p.m. on the NFL Network. The game will be in Hawaii.

Rolle, who was voted to the Pro Bowl in 2009 and 2010, ranked third behind Kam Chancellor (Seattle) and Eric Berry (Kansas City) in the latest fan voting released last week.

Both Chancellor and Berry are deserving. Each is having a fine season and their teams are in the playoffs. Rolle, who has 90 tackles, two sacks and is tied for second in the NFL with a career-high six interceptions, is likely to make it. His chief competition is from the Bears’ Major Wright and the Steelers’ Troy Polamala, both of whom are having subpar seasons.

“It’s always a great accomplishment,” Rolle said on Thursday. “But more importantly, I think my main goal and focus has always been how we produce as a team. It doesn’t take anything away from the Pro Bowl or my own personal accolades, but at the same time, I would give my left arm to be playing in the postseason right now.”

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