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Old 21.01.2015, 11:30 AM
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I agree the game is a waste of time. No argument at all.


However I have yet to ever see a single suggestion of what could replace it, thus attracting all important revenue stream for the league, honouring the players who have excelled at their positions throughout the year (or been voted in on the strength of their name!) and actually amuse a televised audience as much as a game of football does. (even a nonsense game of football like this one)

QB Drills and skill tests are all well and good, but they're not primetime entertainment, lets be honest.
I suggested a sort of third place playoff between the two losing teams in the championship game. When I mentioned it someone added it could be for the first draft pick, could be an interesting idea.
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Old 21.01.2015, 12:42 PM
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2015 Pro Bowl to feature narrowed goal posts

http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap300...ok_atn_sessler
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Old 21.01.2015, 12:47 PM
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As it is a bit of a gimmick why not have it at Wembley?.

I'd pay to see all the best players that didn't make it.
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Old 21.01.2015, 12:54 PM
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2015 Pro Bowl to feature narrowed goal posts

http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap300...ok_atn_sessler
I'll definitely watch now
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Old 21.01.2015, 01:38 PM
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Not really interested like many have said before but I'll play the game. Team Irv 45 Team Cart 39
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Old 21.01.2015, 02:44 PM
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I wouldn't mind seeing them come up with some form of game, based more on college rules due to the older NFL participants etc, where they have an NFL team up against the senior college kids instead of the senior bowl

I think you could have it where the majority of NFL players would only get in with say 2-3 years maximum experience with a small Quota of established players like a brees or Thomas getting in just to avoid imbalance

Of course it's not perfect but you could get some years where you could have some real young talent, like the QB and wideouts this year going up against some of the top guys from college

I think you could find some level ground regarding game rules and I think the tv money would still come in etc and I think in the long run it may work out better than the senior bowl for the lads coming from college
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Old 21.01.2015, 03:26 PM
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As it is a bit of a gimmick why not have it at Wembley?.

I'd pay to see all the best players that didn't make it.

To quote Roger Goodell when asked the same question at a Fan Forum "We have a hard enough time getting the players to Hawai "a cold afternoon in January in London will appeal even less.
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Old 21.01.2015, 04:39 PM
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To quote Roger Goodell when asked the same question at a Fan Forum "We have a hard enough time getting the players to Hawai "a cold afternoon in January in London will appeal even less.
Plus no-one would turn up. It'd get 30,000 max.
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Old 21.01.2015, 06:29 PM
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I wouldn't mind seeing them come up with some form of game, based more on college rules due to the older NFL participants etc, where they have an NFL team up against the senior college kids instead of the senior bowl

I think you could have it where the majority of NFL players would only get in with say 2-3 years maximum experience with a small Quota of established players like a brees or Thomas getting in just to avoid imbalance

Of course it's not perfect but you could get some years where you could have some real young talent, like the QB and wideouts this year going up against some of the top guys from college

I think you could find some level ground regarding game rules and I think the tv money would still come in etc and I think in the long run it may work out better than the senior bowl for the lads coming from college
Not the worst idea I've ever heard
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Old 21.01.2015, 08:38 PM
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Won't be watching. And I watch a lot of pointless Thursday and Monday games. This is one I just don't get.

What to fill it with? How about nothing? For me that Sunday is "practice week" - a chance to remind myself what Sundays without football are like before I have to do it for real 2 weeks later.
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