With all the money, fame and attention bestowed upon NFL players it is easy to forget that even at the Pro Bowl — where all-stars are recognized for extraordinary performance on the field — off of the field they are still a group of ordinary young men. They are sons, brothers, husbands and fathers, who laugh at and worry about the same things as the rest of us. In the short period of time since the players arrived in Hawaii on Tuesday afternoon there have been constant reminders of that for those of us working closely with them. In my last NFL.com blog, I mentioned that Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, who has been selected to his 12th Pro Bowl […]
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Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Aaron Rodgers, Adam Rank, Adrian Peterson, Andrew Luck, Calvin Johnson, Cam Newton, Christmas, Jake Long, Larry Fitzgerald, Mario Williams, Maurice Jones-Drew, megatron, Pro Bowl, RG3, rudolph, santa, Tim Tebow
We’re still in holiday mode, even though Santa didn’t bring our favorite team a playoff spot. However, jolly old St. Nick has been generous with a few other teams. The NFC playoff spots are still up for grabs. But even if you’ve been naughty or nice, we’re going to present you with out generous gift of content for this past week. Sunday: RG3 Zone – RG3 makes a comeback against the Eagles. It’s like he’s never left. Madden Curse Watch – Megatron transforms Jerry Rice’s all-time record. Adrian Peterson – All Day Zone – All the highlights from every game Adrian Peterson’s played in as he inches closer to breaking Eric Dickerson’s all-time season rushing record. Monday: Week 16: Curse, […]
Posted: Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 | Amar Shah Tags: A Few Good Men, Adrian Peterson, Brady Quinn, Cam Newton, Jack Nicholson, Kirk Cousins, LaDainian Tomlinson, Pro Bowl, RG3, SNL, Super Man, Will Ferrell
Week 14 was super, but Week 15 is going to be superbad. Some great games that are possible playoff previews. Check out some of our treasure trove of content over the past week. Sunday: Meet Kirk Cousins: Redskins Quarterback and Cinephile - He rescued the Redskins on Sunday. Meet’s the NFL’s aspiring Roger Ebert. Monday: Madden Curse Watch – Megatron.3.5 inches of snow. Will Ferrell. Need we say more? LaDainian Tomlinson Top 21 Moments – LT was one of the best running backs ever. Check out our cool interactive page and see his 21 best runs. Week 14: Curse, Coincidence or Superstition – Revenge is a dish best served Cam Newton style. Expected, Unexpected – It’s Week 14. Napoleon Dynamite, the Jets […]
Posted: Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 | Alex Gelhar Tags: Aaron Rodgers, Chris Kluwe, Eli Manning, ESPN, Greg Jennings, meow game, NFL, Old Spice, Peyton Manning, Pro Bowl, RG3, SNL, State Farm, The League, Thoms DeCoud, Twitter
With 2013 Pro Bowl voting ending this week, time is running out for you to vote for your favorite players. Not sure who to vote for? No worries! To give you a little help in case you’re stuck between choices, or want to throw in some wild cards, we’ve broken it down a little differently. Here is our Pop culture Pro Bowl ballot, featuring the players who deserve your vote for their influence on pop culture in 2012.
NFL players will be allowed to tweet during the Pro Bowl. Here are some dos and don’ts for the week.
With the strength of the AFC residing in the North this season, it’s no surprise our Pro Bowl picks come predominantly from that division.
After a one time move to the mainland when the Pro Bowl was played in Miami last year, this season’s display of the league’s best will be back at Aloha Stadium in Hawaii, which is just fine by Cowboys’ TE Jason Witten.
When the Pro Bowl rosters were announced this week, 24 out of the 84 players had suited up at one time for the annual North vs. South game while in college.
Posted: Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Pro Bowl
After almost a year of planning, the NFL Pro Bowl players arrived in South Florida Tuesday night for the first Pro Bowl on the mainland in thirty years.
A total of 14 players –- seven from each conference –- have been added to the Pro Bowl rosters, replacing members of the Colts and Saints who will be busy preparing for Super Bowl XLIV.
Dallas’ Wade Phillips, San Diego’s Norv Turner and their staffs will be the coaches for the NFC and AFC, respectively, in the Pro Bowl.
Pro Bowl return man is going to participate in training camp, according to sources, but remains upset about his contract situation and is prepared to sit out regular-season games unless changes made to his deal.
Posted: Monday, February 9th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Pro Bowl
Fans in Hawaii aren’t ready to say goodbye to the Pro Bowl. After the NFC’s 30-21 victory over the AFC on Sunday in Honolulu, the Pro Bowl will be played somewhere other than Hawaii for the first time since 1980.
Posted: Sunday, February 8th, 2009 | Megan King Tags: Pro Bowl
Pro Bowl veterans didn’t fare too badly either, and they established their presence from the opening drive.