The NFL believes it made pro football safer, particularly for defensive players, with rule changes passed at the owners meetings.
After a week in Hawaii and a blowout game, the NFL’s all-stars are defending the Pro Bowl as a worthy reward for top players who don’t make the Super Bowl.
WOIO’s Tony Zarrella joined Kiley & Booms to discuss the Pro Bowl, why players don’t play as hard in the game, and whether or not yesterday was the last time Josh Cribbs would wear the [...]
Sack-happy defensive end J.J. Watt went out for a pass as a wide receiver, retiring center Jeff Saturday snapped to two Mannings on opposite teams and the NFC blew past the AFC 62-35 in a Pro Bowl that could be the could be the league’s last.
The contracts for kicker Phil Dawson and returner Josh Cribbs’ are up and they are both set to become unrestricted free agents on March 12.
The NFC team ended its first Pro Bowl practice by breaking the huddle and shouting, “Win.” One night earlier, Denver quarterback Peyton Manning asked his fellow all-stars to play the game hard.
Fixing the Pro Bowl voting system isn’t easy. But the league needs to straighten this out and start picking players who deserve it.
The NFL is hoping to decide the fate of the Pro Bowl by the time it releases next season’s schedule in April. And the fate of the league’s all-star game will largely depend on how much effort this year’s Pro Bowlers put into the game.
Josh Cribbs will be named to the Pro Bowl next week following the AFC Championship game between New England and Baltimore. With Ravens returner Jacoby Jones and Patriots specialist Matthew Slater squaring off for a trip to Super Bowl XLVII, Cribbs is guaranteed a spot.
Cleveland Browns left tackle Joe Thomas was named to his 6th Pro Bowl in as many seasons while kicker Phil Dawson received his first ever trip to Hawaii Wednesday.