Archive for the ‘Pro Bowl’ Category

Will the Superdome Host the Pro Bowl Before This Seasons Super Bowl?

The Super Bowl will be in New Orleans this season, but what about the Pro Bowl? According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune, there’s a chance that the game, which many thought would be cancelled, could be played at the Superdome on January 27th. The annual contest pitting stars from the NFC and AFC currently is […]

Talks Between NFL and Union About Suspending the Pro Bowl

Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com reports NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said Thursday morning that the NFL has “been in discussions with the union about the future of the Pro Bowl. No determination has been made yet about this season’s game.” That statement came on the heels of an ESPN report that the league is “moving toward” […]

The NFL Needs A 3-Point Contest

The NBA announced James Jones of the Miami Heat, Joe Johnson of the Atlanta Hawks, Kevin Love of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Ryan Anderson of the hometown Orlando Magic, Anthony Morrow of the New Jersey Nets, and Mario Chalmers of the Heat are going to compete in the 3-Point Contest this year. The NFL needs something […]

Packers QB Rodgers Slams NFC Over Their Play in the Pro Bowl

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers blasted the effort of some of his NFC teammates on his weekly radio show on ESPN 540 by way of Kevin Seifter of ESPN.com. “I’ll be honest with you,” Rodgers said. “I was a little bit disappointed. I felt like some of the guys on the NFC side embarrassed themselves.” “Just […]

Amazing Brandon Marshall Catch From Pro Bowl

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIbubWc28bk I won’t join in on the Pro Bowl slamming parade, but I was watching the Minnesota – L.A. Lakers game broadcast locally. I apparently didn’t miss a lot. This was a great play by Brandon Marshall. Hit “Like” if you want to see him make more catches like this in non-exhibition games. Follow me […]

Marshall Leads the AFC to a 59-41 Win Over the NFC in the Pro Bowl in Hawaii

While everyone was playing at half-speed and ready to extend their Hawaiian vacation, Brandon Marshall played as if it was his last game. The Dolphins wide receiver caught six passes for 176 yards and a Pro Bowl-record four touchdowns, and the AFC used a second-half surge to beat the NFC 59-41 on Sunday. “You never […]

AP All-Pro Team Headlined by Lions WR Johnson and Vikings DE Allen

Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen fell one vote short of being unanimous choices for the 2011 Associated Press All-Pro Team. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers received 47 1/2 of the 50 votes for the quarterback spot, with New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees receiving the other 2 1/2 votes. […]

2012 AFC and NFC Pro Bowl Rosters

AFC Offense QBs: Tom Brady, New England; Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh; Philip Rivers, San Diego RBs: Ray Rice, Baltimore; Maurice Jones-Drew, Jacksonville; Arian Foster, Houston FB: Vonta Leach, Baltimore WRs: Wes Welker, New England; Mike Wallace, Pittsburgh; A.J. Green, Cincinnati; Brandon Marshall, Miami TEs: Rob Gronkowski, New England; Antonio Gates, San Diego Ts: Joe Thomas, Cleveland; […]