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  1. Patrick Peterson enjoyed Pro Bowl format

    Josh Weinfuss

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Even though Team Sanders lost the Pro Bowl by one point to Team Rice, Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson became a fan of the new format for the NFL's annual All-Star game. Instead of playing NFC vs. AFC, the NFL decided to ...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  2. 2014 Pro Bowl -- Jerry Rice selects Drew Brees, Robert Quinn

    NFL great Jerry Rice is already bucking conventional fantasy football wisdom in a new Pro Bowl format inspired by the popular hobby.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2014
  3. Drew Brees named Pro Bowl captain

    Mike Triplett

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was one of four active players named as a captain for this year's new Pro Bowl format. He and St. Louis Rams defensive end Robert Quinn will work together to select one of the teams in a schoolyard-style draf...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  4. Commish for a day: Move Pro Bowl back

    Bill Williamson

    Our divisional bloggers discuss one thing they'd change as commissioner for a day: One of the changes Roger Goodell has made in his five years as commissioner that I don't agree with is altering the Pro Bowl format. In the past couple of years,...

    Blog | July 21, 2011
  5. A bunch of Joes who deserve some love

    Tim Graham

    USA Today revealed its annual All-Joe team to honor the NFL's unsung heroes. The prerequisite for All-Joe consideration is the player never has been a Pro Bowler, a criterion that's increasingly difficult to make under the new Pro Bowl format that...

    Blog | January 26, 2011
  6. Packers help NFC West Pro Bowl numbers

    Mike Sando

    The current Pro Bowl format preventing Super Bowl participants from playing in the game will pad NFC West representation this year. The Arizona Cardinals announced Larry Fitzgerald's addition to the game Sunday night after Green Bay's Super Bowl b...

    Blog | January 23, 2011
  7. Dunta Robinson and Greg Jennings among the players who could be f...

    John Clayton

    The new Pro Bowl format opens the door for more first-time players to be selected. Here are 13 players who look poised to possibly break through, John Clayton writes.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2010
  8. Forte: Pro Bowl draft led to playful jabs

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte enjoyed the new format of the Pro Bowl, but the draft leading into it was "way too long," he said, leading to some ribbing behind the scenes with teammate Brandon Marshall. Marshall and Forte weren't taken unt...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  9. Dolphins' Pro Bowlers to watch

    James Walker

    What would happen if Miami Dolphins Pro Bowl center Mike Pouncey had to block teammate and defensive end Cameron Wake? We could find out Sunday during the 2014 Pro Bowl. This year the NFL went away from the AFC and NFC formats. The league split sq...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  10. Cromartie, Mangold drafted by Team Rice

    Rich Cimini

    In case you missed it (hopefully, you had better things to do), the Pro Bowl "draft" was conducted Wednesday night in Hawaii. As you know, in a desperate effort to maintain a game no one cares about, the NFL changed the format, eliminating AFC vs. NF...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  11. Stakes high for Fitzgerald vs. Peterson

    Josh Weinfuss

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- It's among the matchups everyone at the Pro Bowl wanted to see -- and was scared would happen. Teammates facing teammates. When the NFL decided on a format with conferences for this year's all-star game, the questions started fo...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  12. Yanda is 'Prime Time' Pro Bowl player

    Jamison Hensley

    The NFL's new draft format for the Pro Bowl showed how much Baltimore Ravens guard Marshal Yanda is valued. Yanda was the second guard selected Thursday night, going to Deion Sanders' team. New Orleans' Jahri Evans was the first guard taken, but t...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  13. Pro Bowl selections: Atlanta Falcons

    Vaughn McClure

    When the Pro Bowl rosters were announced Friday night, some expected Tony Gonzalez's name to be on the list. It was not to be. Gonzalez and the rest of the Atlanta Falcons were shut out under the new format that eliminates having AFC and NFC te...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  14. Jordan, Lewis should be Pro Bowlers

    Mike Triplett

    The 2014 Pro Bowl rosters will be announced tonight. Remember, this is the first year under the new format in which the top players are selected, regardless of which conference they play in. Here's a look at which New Orleans Saints I think will b...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  15. Green Day: Jets' Pro Bowl possibilities

    Rich Cimini

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The Pro Bowl rosters will be announced Friday. The format has changed, meaning the teams will be chosen without regard to conference affiliation. The New York Jets' top candidates are: 1. Muhammad Wilkerson, defensive end ...

    Blog | December 25, 2013
  16. Morning Links: Chargers snubbed

    Eric D. Williams

    SAN DIEGO -- Good Morning. In this ESPN Insider piece, Steve Palazzolo and Khaled Elsayed of Pro Football Focus draft two competing NFL Pro Bowl rosters at the midpoint of this season. As you probably know, the format of this year's Pro Bowl has c...

    Blog | October 30, 2013