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NFL may dump Pro Bowl

Bulletin: The NFL is considering dumping the annual Pro Bowl, the worst and least competitive of all the all-star games from any sport. I dare you to name a worse one. I make it a policy never to watch the Pro Bowl. Now, if we’re all lucky, there won’t be a Pro Bowl not to watch. To read an article from ESPN.com explaining NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s reasoning (and maybe extreme boredom) which might lead him to discontinue the Pro… Read More »

8 Niners in Pro Bowl

The 49ers announced their Pro Bowlers today, 8 of them. Alex Smith did not get in, but it was a nice try by Jim Harbaugh to put his name forward. Here is the press release from the 49ers detailing Pro Bowl selections: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 27, 2011 EIGHT 49ERS NAMED TO 2012 PRO BOWL  Ten Players Selected As Alternates San Francisco 49ers kicker David Akers, safety Dashon Goldson, running back Frank Gore, punter Andy Lee, cornerback Carlos Rogers, defensive tackle Justin Smith, tackle Joe Staley and inside… Read More »