NFL Pro Bowl to Once again be Played Week Before Super Bowl

March 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Well the NFL has gone and once again done something that I feel is completely and utterly wrong for the game itself—they are planning on playing the Pro Bowl the week before the Super Bowl...again.
Are you really kidding me here? Why on earth would you do that AGAIN!?!?
The league announced today that the 2011 Pro Bowl will not only be played a week before Super Bowl XLV, but it will also be played in Aloha Stadium in Hawaii, where it had been played from 1980—2009 as part of a two-year deal between the league and the Aloha state.
As if the league did not take enough flack from this issue during last year’s season, they have gone and made it even worse by moving back to Hawaii the weekend before the Super Bowl.
The NFL said it is because last season's Pro Bowl was one of the highest rated ones to date racking up 12.3 million viewers.
Yeah I know its television and it’s all about ratings, but at what cost to the product on the field?
Last season the...

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