Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 7/31/13
Photo courtesy of ShermanReport.com According to a report from Mike Florio off ProFootballTalk.com, the Pro Bowl will be getting a makeover.  Gone is the traditional Pro Bowl format of AFC and NFC teams. Now, a fantasy draft will take place. This story was first reported by ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Per Schefter, the change has officially been made and it will be used for the first time on January 26, when the game takes place in Honolulu, HI. NFL legends Jerry Rice and Deion Sanders will serve as the draft captains. Safety measures will be put in place this year as the kickoff will be eliminated, something that the NFL itself has discussed doing.  Per a report from ESPN.com news services, the following changes will take place in addition to the fantasy draft. • Defenses will be allowed to play Cover 2 and press coverage. In the past, only man coverage had been allowed, except for goal-line situations. • Changes will be made to the game clock during the two-minute warning, wit...
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