To some fans, the Jets’ game at Tennessee on Sunday offers the franchise a chance to lose and have a better shot at that top draft pick — a notion that offends quarterback Geno Smith.
DeMarco Murray caught a 20-yard pass for a touchdown and Mike Tolbert plunged into the end zone for a 2-point conversion with less than 1 minute to give Jerry Rice a win over Deion Sanders in the first schoolyard-style Pro Bowl on Sunday.
It’s very simple. Since many people refer to the Pro Bowl as nothing more than a flag-football game, let’s just make it a flag-football game. Let’s turn the Pro Bowl into the NFL Pro Bowl Flag-Football Celebration.
The Rice-Sanders rivalry is just one of several moves the NFL is using to try to rekindle interest in the Pro Bowl, set for Sunday in Hawaii.
Kansas City and San Francisco will have plenty of clout in Honolulu if they don’t make it to New Jersey for the Super Bowl.
The National Football League is ditching its AFC vs. NFC format for the Pro Bowl in favor of a fantasy-style player draft. And with that new look will come — a new look, courtesy of Nike.
The NFL Pro Bowl will go on as scheduled in 2014. But it won’t be the same. At all.
The shenanigans were limited. The teams scored plenty of points. Yet the results were familiar — another ho-hum Pro Bowl. Now, the future of the game depends on how Commissioner Roger Goodell sees it.
NFC blew past the AFC 62-35 in a Pro Bowl that could be the could be the league’s last.
Pro Bowl players practiced a little on Saturday in Honolulu one day before an all-star game that will likely be used to determine its own future.
Fixing the Pro Bowl voting system isn’t easy. But the league needs to straighten this out and start picking players who deserve it.
Snee told Giants.com the chance to spend time in Hawaii with his family was “something I couldn’t pass up on.” Besides, the hip “feels fine now.”
This week’s Pro Bowl reveal showed us that even as the local teams take a big pratfall, some players remained on their feet long enough to be recognized by their peers.
Wide receiver Victor Cruz, guard Chris Snee and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul have been selected to the 2012 NFC Pro Bowl team.
In an otherwise forgettable season, the Jets did get some good news on Wednesday as it was learned that two of the members of their secondary were named to the Pro Bowl.