Deion Sanders on Rivers

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  1. SVN

    SVN Hall of Fame Poster

    Says how he doesnt go to the probowl.He has been the best QB in the league.Everyone talks about manning's injury but this guy came back from an ACL. Got to agree with sanders here .How he isnt in the probowl is surprising .
     
  2. Real American Hero

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    And it can't be that he's a dumb hick because then how would you explain Manning?
     
  3. WhiZa

    WhiZa Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    Maybe some of these voters (ie Jay Paris) will take the blinders off and take some time to pick the best player for the award
     
  4. lightningbolt

    lightningbolt On the Game Day Roster

    The problem was Favre getting in. He was the one that didn't deserve to be in the Pro Bowl, but he got voted in because he has more hype around him than Rivers does. The Pro Bowl is a popularity contest.
     
  5. WhiZa

    WhiZa Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    Agreed. It's so blatant now that I wish they would fix the system
     
  6. SDFan

    SDFan On the Roster

    Another thing to consider is when the voting was happening, chargers had 4-8 record. You know your team needs to be winning if you want to be voted in pro bowl as a QB.
     
  7. lightningbolt

    lightningbolt On the Game Day Roster


    They should fix it so as to take away the fan vote or make it a much smaller percentage than it currently is. Fans are almost always going to vote for their favorite players on their team rather than who has the best stats. They should only let players and coaches vote.
     
  8. lightningbolt

    lightningbolt On the Game Day Roster


    True. But that's why they shouldn't do the pro bowl voting halfway through the season. They should vote after the season is over like John Madden suggested.
     
  9. SDFan

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    Good point
     
  10. jcdavey

    jcdavey In the Starting Line-Up

    man, if PR had a oline that could have helped with freeney and mathis tonight, that game would have gotten damn ugly lol
     
  11. sanvara

    sanvara Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    That makes a lot of sense if two players have performed at close to the same level, but Rivers outperformed Farve by a wide margin.
     
  12. PatsWickedPissah

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    Matt Cassel outperformed Favre by a wide margin
     
  13. vyrago

    vyrago In the Starting Line-Up

    Has Favre taken himself out of the PB yet what with his torn whatever it is and all? Or do you think he will not be able to resist the spotlight?
     
  14. slash83

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    I just wonder if favre shows up after that train wreck of a season, he should be ashamed if he shows up he knows he doesnt desereve it.
     
  15. SVN

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    no he is and old country boy who likes to live his simple life in missisippi with wrangler jeans instead of going to the pro bowl in hawaii.
     
  16. lightningbolt

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    Not yet. I wouldn't be surprised if he goes since he loves being in the spotlight and he might retire so this will be his last chance to go to a pro bowl. Even if he does bow out though, I don't think Rivers should go. He's already been disrespected; going as an alternate would be beneath him.
     
  17. Boston Jay

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    Rivers should spit on that PB invitation.
     
  18. lightningbolt

    lightningbolt On the Game Day Roster



    Yup. Besides, if he wins the super bowl that will more than make up for the dumb pro bowl who nobody really cares about or watches. It's the lamest all star game in all of sports.
     
  19. sanvara

    sanvara Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    So true. They should just do away with the pro bowl game. A complete waste of time that no one cares about.
     
  20. jcdavey

    jcdavey In the Starting Line-Up

    agree, just have pro bowl voting with no actual game, like any other award(s) that way you still have snubs sure, you'll always have snubs, but you will no longer have guys declining invites, or getting hurt in hawaii or wherever they want to move this stupid-ass game to
     
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