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NFL: Why The League Finally Needs To Pull The Plug On The Pro Bowl Game

Published by on January 31, 2011
Article Source: Bleacher Report - Indianapolis Colts

How many sports fans out there choose to watch the Screen Actors Guild Awards, “To Catch a Predator” or “A Bronx Tale” instead of watching the entirety of the Pro Bowl this year?

The Pro Bowl has been a tremendous bore for fans for some time now. 

Rules like no blitzing, no five-receiver sets and no man coverage (except inside the opponent’s five yard line) basically assure a game played at half speed. 

Altered rules or not, it is no secret players typically go through the motions for the Pro Bowl.  The main goal for the overwhelming majority of players is not winning or losing; it's getting on the plane home injury free. 

Certainly, it is tough to encourage players to give it everything they’ve got in the NFL’s all star game, since playing in the Pro Bowl now means your r...

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