Lorenzo Alexander made the most of his first trip to the Pro Bowl. The 29-year-old ‘everything man’ for the Washington Redskins led the NFC squad in tackles with five, including one for a loss.
A handful of shenanigans and plenty of points – yet still another ho-hum Pro Bowl. Whether the NFL’s all-star game will return next season is a something the league will ponder the next few months after the NFC’s 62-35 blowout of the AFC on Sunday.
Outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan’s selection as a replacement for San Francisco’s Aldon Smith on the NFC Pro Bowl squad which yesterday whipped the AFC team, that included former Washington strong safety LaRon Landry, gave the Redskins an amazing run at the top of the draft.
Sources tell 106.7′s Redskins Beat Reporter Grant Paulsen left tackle Trent Williams was involved in an altercation Thursday evening resulting in him needing stitches and being pulled from the Pro Bowl.
Fixing the Pro Bowl voting system isn’t easy. But the league needs to straighten this out and start picking players who deserve it.
So far the numbers say the Robert Griffin plays his best ball when the lights are the hottest and brightest. But Griffin has never played in a game of this magnitude, as Sunday night will dwarf the stage of Thanksgiving day.
Adam Carriker didn’t make the Pro Bowl, but the Redskins tried to get him there by switching his position on the Pro Bowl ballot.
It’s painfully obvious at this point the NFL Pro Bowl has outlived it’s utility. It’s time to get rid of the game nobody wants to play in the first place.
Skins TE Chris Cooley says he’s faster than ever and Fred Davis could be a pro bowler.