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Last year's Pro Bowl resembled more of a touch football game instead of real NFL football, there has been consideration of ditching the game altogether.
Jeff Darlington of NFL Network and NFL.com reported that Peyton Manning gave players a pep talk on Tuesday night imploring them to make it a better game.
"The past two years, the play in this game has been unacceptable," Manning said. "If it was a walkthrough, your coach would say it was a bad walkthrough. And that's why (the league) could try to cancel this game."
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has made it clear that the current quality of the game doesn't meet the league's standard, the game will be cancelled.
And now Hall of Fame coach John Madden eachoed the same sentiments on SiriusXM NFL radio. "And having said that, I think everyone knows that," Madden said. "I know all the players know it. So, as they were told last night, we're not only playing this for ourselves and right now, we're playing it for all the future players."
Source: The Redzone
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