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View Poll Results: Pro Bowl :Will New "non-conference" Format make you tune in??
Yes. 5 19.23%
No. 16 61.54%
Whatsa Pro Bowl? 5 19.23%
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Old 12-28-2013, 10:10 AM
 
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They just took a game that nobody cared about and made it completely useless. Who is going to care about an NFL pickup game? At least with the old format you could pretend to have a reason to root for one of the teams. Now they are picking players and someone, despite being a Pro Bowler, will be selected last. Just seems like an unnecessary embarrassment for the guy.
Wow /....I didn't think of it that way! but you are right! This is now just a "pickup" game....SMH

No conference pride on the line like the NBA Allstar game with East vs West........

This is just dumb.........
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Old 12-28-2013, 10:11 AM
 
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I wish they'd make the Pro Bowl mean something and for god's sake, have it AFTER the Superbowl...

They use to!!! Why did they stop???
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Old 12-28-2013, 10:13 AM
 
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Wow /....I didn't think of it that way! but you are right! This is now just a "pickup" game....SMH

No conference pride on the line like the NBA Allstar game with East vs West........

This is just dumb.........
Perhaps it's now a Fantasy Football game?
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Old 12-28-2013, 10:19 AM
 
Location: Vineland, NJ
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I don't understand why the NFL would allow players from different conferences to play on the same team. I'm so glad the MLB, NBA, and MLS doesn't do this crap as those leagues still have integrity when it comes to their all-star games. By the way, the NHL all-star game is a joke as well.
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Old 12-28-2013, 10:19 AM
 
Location: Back and Forth FRANCE
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I had no problem with how it was. It's suppose to be a fun gimmicky game.
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Old 12-28-2013, 10:21 AM
 
Location: Vineland, NJ
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Perhaps it's now a Fantasy Football game?
It might as well be at this point.
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Old 12-28-2013, 10:27 AM
 
Location: Vineland, NJ
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They use to!!! Why did they stop???
I actually prefer it to be after the Superbowl. Having it before the Superbowl lowers the talent pool as pro-bowl players whose teams are now in the Superbowl cannot participate out of fear of getting injured before the big game. Overall I blame Roger Goodell for ruining the Pro-Bowl.
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Old 12-28-2013, 10:52 AM
 
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I had no problem with how it was. It's supposed to be a fun gimmicky game.
It could be a fun gimmicky game if every set of downs was required to have one of the following plays:
- Hail Mary
- Flea Flicker
- End Around
- Lateral

THOSE are the fun plays to watch!

Maybe they could bring back the Flying Wedge for just one game?
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Old 12-28-2013, 11:08 AM
 
Location: Englewood, Near Eastside Indy
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I don't know............i think you all are giving way too much thought to the pro bowl.
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Old 12-28-2013, 01:58 PM
 
Location: Northwest Peninsula
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If the NFL wanted to make the pro-bowl worth while all they have to do is make it a money maker for the players. Say 100K for the winners and 50K for the losers with a bonus for MVP on both sides of the ball, say an added 10K.
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