Monday Beastlines: Pro Bowl edition
February, 1, 2010
By Matt Mosley | ESPN.com
Players from the NFC East dominated the Pro Bowl roster. Let's take a quick look at how they performed.
- Quarterback Tony Romo nearly pulled off a big comeback for Wade Phillips' NFC team, according to Charean Williams of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
- Todd Archer of The Dallas Morning News spent part of the game in the stands with players' wives and parents.
- Larry Allen and DeMarcus Ware were both named to the NFL All-Decade team for the 2000s.
- The Cowboys will have the third-toughest schedule in the league in 2010.
- Paul Domowitch has a nice Seinfeld reference in describing Asante Samuel's performance in the Pro Bowl.
- Reuben Frank says it's time for the Eagles to begin the Kevin Kolb era.
- Kolb talked to the Star Telegram about his desire to start for the Eagles.
- Chris Palmer's retirement at age 60 only lasted a day or two.
- Vinny DiTrani of The Record comes up with his Almost-Pro team.
- David Diehl was in on every offensive snap for the NFC Pro Bowlers.
- DiTrani has more on Diehl's complete game.
- Amy Shipley talks about how London Fletcher didn't begrudge Brian Orakpo for his quick trip to the Pro Bowl.
- Dan Steinberg writes about the most-injured offense in the league.
- Three former Redskins appeared on the All-Decade team. Of course, it's hard to count Shaun Alexander and Jason Taylor.