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NFL’s Pro Bowl has Officially Jumped the Shark

When I heard that the NFL decided to move the Pro Bowl to the Sunday before the Super Bowl, I thought to myself, “Wow that’s a pretty good idea.  An all-star game leading up to the game instead of afterwards.  You just keep getting smarter and smarter NFL.”  Now that the Pro Bowl is this weekend and the Super Bowl matchup is all set, I now think, “I’d rather have this irrelevant game after the Super Bowl.”

With the Saints and Colts set to face off in the Super Bowl, that means there has to be a total of 12 players to replace the players of those teams in the Pro Bowl.  Which is ridiculous.  Also, lets look at the AFC’s Quarterbacks.  Originally it was Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, and Phillip Rivers getting voted in.  Well, Manning can’t play now because of the Super Bowl and both Brady and Rivers aren’t going to the Pro Bowl because of injury.  So that means they need to get a whole new Quarterback depth chart, so they go to the 4th, 5th, and 6th voted QBs and so on… to pick from.  4th was Ben Roethlisberger who declined  the invite due to injury, 5th was Matt Schaub who will play, 6th was Carson Palmer who won’t play due to injury also, 7th was the Titans’ Vince Young, who played a total of 10 games this year, will play and so will  the Jags’ David Garrard.  So instead of Manning, Brady, and Rivers, the AFC will have to put Schaub, Young, and Garrard under center.  Talk about an All-Star caliber Quarterback crew.

The NFL should not be have an all-star type game.   No one wants to play in it and no one really wants to watch it, unless you’re a fan of no defensive games.  The only reason players go is just for the pay-day bonus.  So get rid of this worthless game NFL and just recognize the players who are pro-bowlers and then just pay them.

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January 25, 2010 Posted by | NFL | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Can We Admit Peyton Manning is the Best QB Right Now or Maybe Ever?!?!?!

Colts' QB Peyton Manning leads his Colts over the Jets to get to their 2nd Super Bowl since 2007

Sorry for not getting my picks and preview of the NFL Conference Championship  games.  I picked the Colts and Vikings.

I didn’t see much of the Jets/Colts game because I was working, but I am able to watch games since we have TVs all over the place.  I as I was watching the game I think I realized how great Peyton Manning really is.  The guy is a machine.  He looks like he is a head coach with a helmet on with him calling audibles and directing traffic.  Not to mention he has turned two no name wide receivers, Pierre  Garcon and Austin Collie, into really good wide receivers.  I stood there in awe watching Peyton carve up a Jets defense, who is really really really good, as they threw everything including the kitchen sink at him.

Whether Manning and the Colts beat or lose to the Saints in 13 days and even if Manning doesn’t win another Super Bowl, he has to be the greatest NFL Quarterback in my lifetime, if not.

January 25, 2010 Posted by | NFL | , , , , , | Leave a comment