The 2019 Pro Bowl Fan Vote is officially underway, and starting Thursday, fans can maximize their vote using Twitter.
Fans can vote online by visiting NFL.com/probowlvote during the entire month of voting, but beginning Nov. 29 fans can vote on Twitter by using the hashtags #ProBowlVote and #PlayerName to get their favorite Bears to the Pro Bowl. During the final two days of voting all hashtag votes on Twitter will count as double.
Here's a look at Bears players who could draw Pro Bowl consideration:
TE Trey Burton
Burton is having a breakout season and has earned the attention he's beginning to receive. The first-year Bears player has turned into a dynamic receiving threat at the tight end position. Burton has carried over the star power he earned throwing a touchdown pass as an Eagle in last year's Super Bowl, and turned it into on-field production this season. Burton is tied for first on the team with five touchdown receptions and is tied for fourth in the league among tight ends this year. He's already broken his single-season receiving yards record, with a new personal best of 448 yards this season, and is on pace to have nearly double the number of touchdowns as he's had in any other year.
RB Tarik Cohen
In just his second season as a pro, Cohen has showed why he's one of the most dynamic running backs in the league. His dual-threat ability makes him a constant threat to get to the end zone when the ball is in his hands. He's also showcased his ability as an explosive threat on the special teams unit, tallying 322 punt return yards this year, the most in the NFL. He leads all NFL running backs with five catches of at least 25 yards and ranks fifth among backs in total receiving yards, with 503. This season Cohen became just the second player in NFL history to gain 500+ yards by rushing, receiving, punt returns and kickoff returns in his first 25 games.
LT Charles Leno Jr.
Leno has been a constant on the offensive line this year at left tackle and has been a workhorse for a line that has had to shuffle around recently due to injuries. The Bears rank in the top 10 in the league in fewest sacks allowed, and Leno has been critical in limiting pass rushers to get to the quarterback this season.
WR Allen Robinson II
Robinson wasted no time in showing how valuable he is in his return against the Lions two weeks ago. After missing two games with a groin injury, Robinson has looked back at 100 percent since the Bears’ first contest with Detroit, juking defenders and making acrobatic catches. He caught six passes for 133 yards and tallied two touchdowns in his return. Despite missing two games, Robinson has four touchdowns this year, and has produced big results despite going up against opponents’ top defensive players.
QB Mitchell Trubisky
Trubisky has done it all this year, and he's gotten better with each game. Trubisky has totaled 2,832 yards of offense this year and has accounted for 23 touchdowns to go along with three two-point conversions. The quarterback has already tallied four games with 300+ yards of passing, tying him for the most by a Bears QB in a single season. He's also had two first halves this year with a perfect 158.3 passer rating. Trubisky has also been a force on the ground, ranking second among QBs with 363 rushing yards this season and first in yards per rush (7.1) among quarterbacks. Perhaps most importantly, he's shown the demeanor and mentality of a franchise quarterback, comfortable leading a team.
C Cody Whitehair
Whitehair has been a focal point of the Bears' strong offensive line. Whitehair hasn't missed an offensive snap this year and has been a force in protecting the quarterback from pass rushers. Whitehair has stepped up recently through his play and his leadership on the offensive line has been critical as it has dealt with adjustments due to injuries.
CB Kyle Fuller
Fuller is in the midst of the best season of his career and has proven to be a matchup nightmare for any receiver in the league. His ability to cover his man and break away when needed to make tackles has made him one of the best cornerbacks in the league this year. He had one of the best defensive performances of the season against the Lions on Thanksgiving, with eight tackles, two pass breakups and an interception. Fuller has five interceptions this season, tied for second most in the league. He's also been a force defending passes. His 15 pass breakups are first in the league.
NT Eddie Goldman
Goldman has been a major asset for the Bears this year at the nose tackle position, complimenting a dominant secondary and pass rush defense. Goldman has tallied 29 tackles this year and three tackles-for-loss.
DT Akiem Hicks
Hicks has been a key part of a Bears defense that has dominated opponents for most of the year. Hicks had Pro Bowl worthy numbers a year ago, but he didn't get the nod. This year, there's no excuse he doesn't make it. He's been one of the league's most dynamic playmakers on defense, tallying four sacks and three forced fumbles this season. Hicks recorded a career-high five tackle-for-loss in Week 11 against the Vikings, tied for the second most by any player this season in a single game.
S Eddie Jackson
Jackson has been a quarterback's nightmare this season. Jackson is tied for fourth in the league with four interceptions and also has eight passes defended and three defensive touchdowns. Jackson’s five defensive TDs since he joined the league leads the NFL. His ability to get to the ball and make open field tackles has forced quarterbacks to look to other options downfield.
OLB Khalil Mack
September's NFC Defensive Player of the Month should be a shoe-in for the Pro Bowl. Mack put up ridiculous numbers in his first four games, recording five sacks, four forced fumbles and an interception returned for a touchdown. Mack missed two games due to an ankle injury but bounced back in a big way in his return against the Lions with two sacks two weeks ago. Mack’s five forced fumbles is tied for the most in the league and his eight sacks rank first on the team. Even when he hasn't gotten to the quarterback himself, he requires so much attention from opposing offensive linemen that he creates opportunities for others Bears pass rushers.
LB Danny Trevathan
Trevathan has been a consistent part of a dominant Bears pass rushing group. Trevathan has two sacks, five tackles-for-loss, three passes defended, a forced fumble and an interception this year. His explosiveness off the end has been crucial in the Bears limiting opposing teams' run games and pressuring the quarterback often.
McManis has been a force on special teams this season, taking pride in an important niche role. He's also recorded an interception and sack on defense this season.
With the Pro Bowl voting already underway, senior writer Larry Mayer ranks the Bears players he feels are most deserving of Pro Bowl consideration.