Professional football is so powerful in the United States that even the Pro Bowl manages to perform quite well in terms of viewership. But the NFL knows that the game itself sucks and the league continues to consider ways to tweak it in order to improve on those ratings. Show More Summary
After 13 years in the NFL, Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher has announced his retirement, saying he takes pride in having his entire career with only one team. Urlacher, an eight-time Pro Bowl player who was named defensive rookie of … Continue reading ?
The "Ground Chuck" nickname for Chuck Knox fit the former NFL coach's old-school reputation even if it sometimes misrepresented his approach to offensive football. Quarterbacks John Hadl and Dave Krieg went to Pro Bowls with Knox as their head coach. Show More Summary
There is a report that states the NFL is thinking about making the Pro Bowl more like a game-show. Because the players aren’t going to increase their level of play in the game, Mike Florio thinks the only way to make the game relevant is to add elements that are entertaining.
In addition to discussing changes to the league’s offseason schedule on Tuesday in Boston, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell also addressed the future of the Pro Bowl. The game is set for 2014 in Hawaii and Goodell said that the league is still contemplating changes to the game to make it more entertaining for fans and…
Mike Florio runs down the hottest news around the NFL and starts with the host city for Super Bowl L. Florio also talks about dramatic changes to the NFL’s offseason calendar, and if the Pro Bowl can take more creative approaches to draw viewers in.
Mike Florio is joined by five-time NFL Executive of the Year Scott Pioli to talk about how to improve the Pro Bowl, what he thinks about Tim Davis calling Nick Saban the devil, why the Patriots released lineman Kyle Love, and more.
Mike Florio is joined by 5-time NFL Executive of the year, Scott Pioli about Tim Davis calling Nick Saban the devil, the patriots releasing Kyle Love, and what he thinks the NFL should do about the Pro Bowl. Then, Floriois joined by Kevin Acee of U-T San Diego about the Chargers acquiring Dwight Freeney after…
As the NFL continues to try to make the Pro Bowl worth watching, the league is considering some ideas inspired by TV game shows. Albert Breer of NFL Network reported that the league is considering elements that would make the game more like a game show, such as having incentives paid out during the game.…
Via Vanessa Bryant. This is possibly one of the slowest weeks in NFL news on the calendar… for now. Rumors heated back up today about the NFL Draft being moved [...] The post Let’s Just Solve All Our Problems And Combine The Draft, The Pro Bowl And A Mini Pony Show appeared first on Kissing Suzy Kolber.
The league continues to huff and puff about the Pro Bowl, even as the TV audience blows the doors off the numbers generated by the World Series. More huffing and puffing is expected this week in Boston, at the quarterly league meetings. Yes, it’s become fashionable to wring hands and gnash teeth about the Pro…
T.O. and Randy Moss had one of the more notable wide receiver rivalries in NFL history. They were both perennial Pro Bowl selections who put up big numbers and defined what it meant to be a playmaking, impact player in the 2000s. But who was better? Many will say it's subjective or a toss-up, and they'll leave it at that. Show More Summary
Soulmates take the field! Rebecca Diana and Christina Gabby Left to Right: Former Soulmates Director and Eagles Pro Bowl Cheerleader Marla Viturello Current Soulmates Choreographer Michelle Sulpizio Former Soulmate Beth Former Soulmate Dream Team Representative Kat Marla and Kate were guest choreographers for the game Wendy’s Line [Soulmates Gallery]
Another tip of the hat to Pro Bowl Dan who was at the Eagles Draft Day Party and send a few photos of the Eagles Cheerleaders. (Perhaps one of the last times we will see them in this uniform!) Stephanie Alicia Marissa Jessica Erica
A look at key players for each AFC East team who are coming back from injuries: New England Patriots: There is no bigger injury concern in the AFC East this offseason than Rob Gronkowski. The Pro Bowl tight end has had three surgeries within the past year to fix his broken arm, and he is scheduled to have a fourth surgery next week. Show More Summary
Rob Gronkowski is officially on the clock. The longer the New England Patriots Pro Bowl tight end waited, the more likely Gronkowski would miss the start if the 2013 regular season. That is why it was very smart for Gronkowski to go under the knife now for a fourth surgery on his left arm. Another procedure was essentially inevitable for Gronkowski. Show More Summary
Marques Colston is the most underrated receiver in the NFL. And it's not even close. The New Orleans Saints No. 1 wideout has never made a Pro Bowl or been given All-Pro distinction. While he wouldn't be considered a secret weapon, the former seventh-round pick from Hofstra doesn't get the credit he deserves in many circles. Show More Summary
Thanks to Pro Bowl Dan who just got back from Cincinnati Ben-Gal Auditions. Here’s a few photos he shared with us:
Despite a report expressing interest by the Minnesota Vikings in free agent linebacker Brian Urlacher, the Vikings don’t appear to be pursuing the 34-year old, eight-time Pro Bowl selection. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Vikings aren’t currently interested in bringing Urlacher to Minnesota. Instead, they plan on relying on players already…
Obviously, a brilliant Pro Bowl appearance is not a good measure of future success, but Kyle Rudolph's five catches for 122 yards and a touchdown en route to the MVP honors gave a glimpse into his potential. There were times during the...Show More Summary