NFL Pro Bowl 2011: How Serious are Rumors of Japan Hosting a Super Bowl?

January 27, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

How long before rumors of a Super Bowl played in Japan surface? The rumors could start after you’re done reading this article.
After a 30-year run in Hawaii, could the NFL move the Pro Bowl further west to the Japanese Islands? Perhaps.
The NFL definitely wants to strengthen the Pro Bowl and expand American football’s appeal in Japan. 
In Tokyo, Japan, America’s brand of football lags behind baseball, basketball, sumo and soccer. Stay tuned for my report on Japanese national football coming soon.
Ritsumeikan University-Kyoto coach Akira Yonekura will be on the NFC sideline and Waseda University coach, Hiroyuki Yabe, will be assisting Bill Belichick for the AFC. 
He lost the collegiate national championship game in Japan to Yonekura and is out for "revenge."
Coaching the NFC, Mike Smith of the Atlanta Falcons represented at the press conference on Tuesday, but Belichick was missing. He reportedly had flight trouble and was due to...

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