The Joke That Is The Pro Bowl

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  1. BahamaFinFan78

    BahamaFinFan78 A True Fan

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    As I'm looking at all of these players suddenly not going and having a replacement it just reminds me how much of a joke this game is. These players are voted in, but don't play. I get that some of them are legit and there is an injury risk, but what's the point. Will there be a single starter that was voted in by the time we get there? Just scrap it NFL. Put it out of its misery instead of dying this slow painful death.
     
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    Lamar Miller in the Pro Bowl is hysterical. Under 1,000 yards and just 5 rush TDs.

    Olivier Vernon in too despite just 7 sacks.
     
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    Calling it a joke is an understatement.
    At one time it actually meant something to make the squad.
    To be honest, when you hear that a player in this day and age has "made 4 pro-bowls", it really doesn't mean to much anymore.
     
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    I didn’t know people still watched it.
     
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    As long as the NFL allows fans to vote the players in, its all just a popularity contest. Fans (majority, not all) only vote for the players they know or players on their team.
     
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    I don't know why anyone would watch. It's more like a glorified scrimmage than a game.
     
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    Yet pro bowls is somehow still brought up when looking at the legacy of a player.

    Mike Pouncey had gotten into the pro bowl based solely on name recognition for years.
     
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    I can't remember the last time I watched one, at least 15 years or so I guess.
    On a side note Fin Fan in Cali, after seeing your picture on here with that Les Paul, I looked you up. Quite impressed with your playing!
    If you ever need a fill-in drummer, let me know! :):out:
     
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    I can't remember the last time I watched one, at least 15 years or so I guess.
    On a side note Fin Fan in Cali, after seeing your picture on here with that Les Paul, I looked you up. Quite impressed with your playing!
    If you ever need a fill-in drummer, let me know! :):out:
     
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    I can't remember the last time I watched one, at least 15 years or so I guess.
    On a side note Fin Fan in Cali, after seeing your picture on here with that Les Paul, I looked you up. Quite impressed with your playing!
    If you ever need a fill-in drummer, let me know! :):out:
     
  11. Fin Fan in Cali

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    Just a fan of great guitar playing brother.
     
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    Instead of a game they should have obstacle courses, weightlifting, foot races, etc.... where each team presents a set number of players to represent the team. Get player fan interaction. More like a thank you from the NFL weekend.
     
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    Yea, I prefer the skills challenges, dodgeball game, etc...
     
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    It's such a joke I will be watching the WWE Royal Rumble event instead, hands down, no contest.
     
  15. BobDole

    BobDole Suck it Trebek

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    Been saying that for years. The Pro Bowl hasn't made sense since I was a kid.
     

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