Green Bay Packers Forum

Welcome to your Green Bay Packers Online Community!

Since 2006, PackersHome has been providing a unique experience for fans.
Your participation is greatly anticipated!
Login or Register.
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline wpr  
#1 Posted : Wednesday, July 31, 2013 8:58:23 PM(UTC)
Rank: Select Member

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2013FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2014FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2013

Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,982
Applause Received: 2,040
LombardiAve said:
The National Football League's Pro Bowl has been nothing short of the toilet bowl in recent years and the decision to turn it into a backyard flag football game will do nothing to increase its popularity and attract fans. By the time the game is played at the conclusion of the regular season, only those [...]


I can't remember the last time I watch the Pro Bowl. It has been even longer since I cared as I have never cared about the game only what the Packer players did during the game.
Offline wpr  
#2 Posted : Wednesday, July 31, 2013 9:08:25 PM(UTC)
Rank: Select Member

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2013FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2014FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2013

Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,982
Applause Received: 2,040
Quote:
The NFL announced a complete overhaul of its Pro Bowl system with the 2014 edition featuring a new format for the NFL All-Star Game based on major changes proposed by NFLPA President Domonique Foxworth.

The league has down away with the traditional AFC vs. NFC match-up that’s been in place since 1971 with players now being selected regardless of conference affiliation by fans, coaches and players. For example, the top six quarterbacks following voting will earn distinction as All-Stars, regardless of how many are from AFC or NFC teams.

Players will be assigned to teams through the Pro Bowl Draft, in which two leading vote getters will join two NFL.com fantasy football champions – who will attend the Pro Bowl – to draft players. One of these champions will earn their spot as part of Lenovo’s Fantasy Coach of the Year program, which provides NFL.com fans a chance to be rewarded for their fantasy football skills. The other champion can compete for a Pro Bowl role by playing at NFL.com/fantasy.

link

Quote:
The National Football League, in an attempt to resuscitate the practically unwatchable Pro Bowl, has decided to change the format for picking teams.

The league finalized what a number of media outlets had reported earlier would be a "fantasy football" format in which there will be no AFC vs. NFC, but rather two all-star teams voted on in the traditional manner and then divvied up through a fantasy-style draft.

Selection to the Pro Bowl will still come through a process in which fans, coaches and players will vote and account for one-third each of the final tally. However, the top players at each position, regardless of conference, will be selected to the Pro Bowl pool.


link

I guess they just don't understand that a dog in a poodle skirt and lipstick is still a dog.
Offline Wade  
#3 Posted : Thursday, August 1, 2013 6:46:27 AM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 8/1/2009(UTC)
Location: nowhere of importance
Applause Given: 891
Applause Received: 923
Hey, no insulting dogs.

No self-respecting canine (which is to say all of them) would come within a state line of the Pro Bowl unless they have been stranded in Hawaii by accident of birth.
thanks Post received 2 applause.
wpr on 8/1/2013(UTC), DoddPower on 8/2/2013(UTC)
Offline wpr  
#4 Posted : Thursday, August 1, 2013 6:49:56 AM(UTC)
Rank: Select Member

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2013FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2014FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2013

Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,982
Applause Received: 2,040
Mea culpa
Offline Formo  
#5 Posted : Thursday, August 1, 2013 11:30:43 AM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 8/12/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 216
Applause Received: 159
Meh.

This won't change anything for me. If I'm in the mood, I'll watch. If not, then I won't. Probably will pay more attention to it this year for the simple fact of the big format change. Otherwise, I'm completely indifferent.
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Notification

Icon
Error


Fan Shout
uffda udfa (9h) : Sit Davante if he has a bad ankle. We remember 2015.
uffda udfa (9h) : Davante is not going to practice until SAT at earliest.
uffda udfa (9h) : Davante and Jordy may be inactive at ATL.
Smokey (10h) : ROFL !!
Cheesey (10h) : The Packers SMOKED the COWBOYS!!!LOL!
Smokey (10h) : Ever Smoke a Turkey, it takes lots of rolling papers. LOL
Smokey (10h) : Thanks Cheesey. LOL
Cheesey (10h) : Smokey, it was chicken gizzards (and hearts)!
Cheesey (10h) : So let's just start by saying, I love you!
Zero2Cool (11h) : Great, Geronimo Allison is on the injury report.
Zero2Cool (11h) : Most irritating tweets/tweet starters: 1) This >>> 2) Yep, ...3) There it is.... 4) Not good 5) XX doing XX things 6) Because xxx
Zero2Cool (16h) : Belichick when asked to discuss the importance of having the home crowd behind them: “I don’t know. Go ask Dallas and Kansas City.” …Oof.
Smokey (16h) : BRAVO, ZERO !
Zero2Cool (16h) : Something to watch: Last time both road teams won the Conference title games? 2012.. when New England and Atlanta hosted.
Zero2Cool (17h) : When Ty Montgomery is contacted within 1 yard of the LOS, he averages 4.5 YPC, best for RBs. Atlanta allowed 2.0 YPC, 4th worst for defenses
Zero2Cool (19h) : ProFootballFocus says Packers have 7th best front seven. Falcons 24th.
uffda udfa (19h) : *you're
uffda udfa (19h) : Tell me how to win your heart for I haven't got a clue.
uffda udfa (19h) : Is it me your looking for?
Smokey (19h) : Hello ?
Smokey (21h) : WHAT HAPPENED WITH "CRIXUS", OUR NEWEST MEMBER ?
uffda udfa (18-Jan) : WELCOME Rick12...wonder what the 12 is for? :)
uffda udfa (18-Jan) : The former per Mike Silver of NFLN
uffda udfa (18-Jan) : Falcons OC, Kyle Shanahan "almost certain" to take Niners job. That's a terrible distraction for them.
Smokey (18-Jan) : WELCOME to the forum crixus.
Smokey (18-Jan) : Coffee or Hot Chocolate ?
Smokey (18-Jan) : French Toast or Pancakes ?
Smokey (18-Jan) : Sausage or Bacon ?
Zero2Cool (17-Jan) : Falcons have officially placed DL Adrian Clayborn on IR
Zero2Cool (17-Jan) : Why? What's the difference? Can you cook same meals with one?
hardrocker950 (17-Jan) : Get a pressure cooker and your crock pot will collect dust lol
Zero2Cool (17-Jan) : Bill Vinovich is our ref. You might remember him from 4th and 26.
Smokey (17-Jan) : They were chicken livers, and they are fabulous . LOL
uffda udfa (17-Jan) : Not if Matt Ryan puts up a 40 passer rating. :) The last two were unfavorable conditions. This is dome time.
Cheesey (17-Jan) : Smokey, went to fire up the crock pot to slow cook some chicken gizzards, it burned out!
Please sign in to use Fan Shout

2016 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 11 @ 12:00 PM
at Jaguars
Sunday, Sep 18 @ 7:30 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Sep 25 @ 12:00 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Oct 2 @ 12:00 AM
BYE
Sunday, Oct 9 @ 7:30 PM
GIANTS
Sunday, Oct 16 @ 3:25 PM
COWBOYS
Thursday, Oct 20 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 30 @ 3:25 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Nov 6 @ 3:25 PM
COLTS
Sunday, Nov 13 @ 12:00 PM
at Titans
Sunday, Nov 20 @ 7:30 PM
at Redskins
Monday, Nov 28 @ 7:30 PM
at Eagles
Sunday, Dec 4 @ 12:00 PM
TEXANS
Sunday, Dec 11 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Dec 18 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Saturday, Dec 24 @ 12:00 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Jan 1 @ 7:30 PM
at Lions

Think About It
Think About It

Recent Topics
8m / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

16m / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

32m / Green Bay Packers Talk / blueleopard

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

3h / Football Familiarity / Smokey

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackFanWithTwins

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

7h / Fantasy Sports Talk / hardrocker950

9h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

11h / Community Welcome! / wpr

12h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower


Packers Headlines