Earlier in the week, we polled you all to see if anyone had watched the brand new Pro Bowl Skills Competition. You answered with a resounding "No." Of the 139 people that answered the poll, 89 percent said they had not watched the event on NFL Network.
The final event of Pro Bowl week will happen Sunday night, as the 67th Pro Bowl game between AFC and NFC all-stars will be played.
The Detroit Lions will only have one representative in the game, kicker Matt Prater. Prater has already managed to turn heads this week, by booting a 76-yard field goal through the uprights from a tee. If you haven’t seen it yet, I highly suggest clicking that link.
But with the excitement of the skills competition over and Prater being the only Lions player in the game, there is very little draw to the game for Detroit fans. So today’s Question of the Day is:
Will you be watching the 2017 Pro Bowl?
My answer: Probably not. Earlier in the week on the PODcast, I said I would end up watching the Pro Bowl—and I still may—but I’ve largely lost any sort of interest. What usually happens is I give in and start watching the Pro Bowl, but question my decision after 5-10 minutes of watching and eventually find something better to do.
In this case, I’ll probably just skip the first part and go straight to finding something better to do. If I miss a Prater fake field goal, so be it. (Note to NFC coach Jason Garrett: Do not call a fake field goal that involves putting Matt Prater in danger. The Cowboys annoy me enough as is. I don’t need another reason.)