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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%
Voters: 26. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 12-28-2013, 03:36 PM
 
Location: Trumbull/Danbury
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The game itself is a joke. I think I said this in the other thread Mike posted in, but they may as well just put flags on the players and make it flag football because that's basically what it is at this point anyways.
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Old 12-28-2013, 03:52 PM
 
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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.
The players still didn't try when it was after the sb anyway. Players are not going to risk their careers for a game like the probowl. Most probably make the trip for the nice weather and to have a few cocktails.
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Old 12-28-2013, 04:48 PM
 
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Perhaps it's now a Fantasy Football game?
That's assuming that everybody even understands Fantasy Football....I'm a die-hard NFL fan! But I won't touch Fantasy with a 10 foot pole. Too time consuming....

NFC vs AFC..............that's simple.
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Old 12-28-2013, 04:49 PM
 
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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.

That's what I'm talking about.
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Old 12-28-2013, 10:43 PM
 
Location: Seattle, Washington
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But now they're all mixed up??? Team Deion and Team Jerry??

I don't like this already........

So what do you guys think?
Like the ad says...

It's fantasy football... For real.

Worth a look...
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Old 12-29-2013, 10:45 AM
 
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That's assuming that everybody even understands Fantasy Football....I'm a die-hard NFL fan! But I won't touch Fantasy with a 10 foot pole. Too time consuming....

NFC vs AFC..............that's simple.
I agree fully, but nothing is simple anymore when hype, buzz, and tens of millions of dollars are potentially on the table.
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Old 12-30-2013, 04:40 AM
 
Location: Atlanta
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Years ago it mattered. Years ago players actually played hard and it meant something. Not any more. The players, especially pro bowl players, simply make too much (un-guaranteed) money to risk it in a exhibition game at the end of the season. They need to turn the Pro Bowl into the old ABC's All Stars events like running, jumping, weight lifting... stuff that can be fun to watch but has little risk for injury.
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Old 12-31-2013, 09:39 AM
 
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I thought nothing could be dumber than baseball giving home field advantage to the All Star winner. Then this idea came along.
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Old 12-31-2013, 07:22 PM
 
Location: Mooresville, NC
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With the limited tread most NFL players have on them in terms of typical career length, it's senseless to have them play in another game that literally means NOTHING to anyone, from the fans to the players. Kill it.
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Old 01-01-2014, 05:52 AM
 
Location: Arlington, VA and Washington, DC
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