The purpose for many gamers within the NFL’s Pro Bowl recreation is to keep away from damage, and nobody may blame them for having that outlook.
The NFL is conscious the sport extra carefully resembles a flag-football occasion than a regular-season contest. The NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday the league is “discussing the Pro Bowl week and ways to improve it — including possibly eliminating the traditional game and using that Sunday to showcase the players in it.”
One concept that has been extensively shared on social media is popping the Pro Bowl right into a expertise competitors. But former Bengals broad receiver Chad “Ocho Cinco” Johnson got here up with a special plan.
“Have the current pro bowlers play against the past era of pro bowlers,” Johnson wrote on Twitter, “like an old school vs new school, don’t even need pads, can be flag formatted, would break the viewing ratings for a Pro Bowl easily…”
Fans who sat by means of the AFC’s 41-35 win over the NFC in February thought Johnson’s thought was excellent.
Here is a sampling of what followers on Twitter had been saying about Johnson’s plan.