Idiot On The Field Invades Pro Bowl, Manages To Make It Interesting

The Pro Bowl is going on right now. You knew that, right? Anyway, it's a yearly tradition for somebody to run out onto the field during the game in Hawai'i, and sure enough it happened again tonight as a bikini-clad young woman rushed out to celebrate a touchdown. From the sounds of it, she managed to evade security… » 1/26/14 10:26pm 1/26/14 10:26pm

Kick Returners Are Getting Screwed By The New Pro Bowl Rules

The big news to come out of yesterday's announcement is that the Pro Bowl is switching to a draft format instead of the old conference-vs.-conference setup. But there were a mess of new rules tacked on, and one of them will cost certain players some big money. » 8/01/13 11:05am 8/01/13 11:05am

NBC Really Wanted You To Know Last Night's Pro Bowl Was About "Effort"

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell made it clear the Pro Bowl wasn't long for this Earth unless selected players started showing competitive effort in the game. With broadcast rights to the televised cash cow at stake, it was important viewers get the impression what they were watching wasn't just a joke of an exhibition. … » 1/28/13 3:25pm 1/28/13 3:25pm

Trent Williams Is An Unkillable Force Of Nature

We found out Saturday that Redskins tackle Trent Williams would miss the Pro Bowl after being involved in a Honolulu nightclub brawl, his roster spot going to Matt Kalil. (Aside: how did Kalil drop whatever he was going, get to Hawaii, and get ready to play so quickly? I think each conference has someone on call in… » 1/28/13 10:20am 1/28/13 10:20am

Redskins OL Trent Williams Will Miss The Pro Bowl Because A Nightclub…

Yesterday, the Vikings announced that Matt Kalil would be taking over for Redskins offensive lineman Trent Williams in this Sunday's Pro Bowl. The Vikings couldn't supply any details and, as the Pro Bowl is an especially inessential exhibition, some speculated that Williams was merely resting from injuries incurred… » 1/26/13 9:30am 1/26/13 9:30am

The NFC Is Running Low On Pro Bowl Quarterbacks

Matt Ryan hurt his shoulder when he was pancaked to the turf by Ahmad Brooks with 1:55 remaining. It looked ugly, and Ryan got up slowly. It was his left, non-throwing shoulder, but his next two passes were incomplete. When Atlanta recovered the ball with time left for one play, Ryan's "hail mary" only traveled 20 yards. » 1/21/13 3:30pm 1/21/13 3:30pm

Report: Cam Newton Was A Dick To Some People 10 Months Ago

Remember the Pro Bowl? Of course you don't! But CBS's Pete Prisco does, and he remembers Cam Newton being the only one of six quarterback in the game to actually face a pass rush. So now, after nearly a year of dogged reporting, Prisco's gotten down the bottom of things. It seems Cam Newton was mean to other players in … » 12/05/12 5:30pm 12/05/12 5:30pm

The Pro Bowl May Survive For Another Year Of Uselessness By Moving To…

Just when it looked like the NFL was ready to do right by the Pro Bowl by putting it down, at least for next year, the league has decided to reconsider its attachment to pointless all-star football. » 5/22/12 3:15pm 5/22/12 3:15pm

The NFL May Put The Pro Bowl Out Of Its Misery

The Pro Bowl is pointless. I know this, you know this, the players sure as hell know it, and the league has been trying little tweaks to hold off the inevitable. But playing it before the Super Bowl hasn't helped, nor has holding it in Miami. According to Chris Mortensen, enough is enough, and the NFL may finally take… » 4/26/12 9:55am 4/26/12 9:55am