Stars keep dropping out of the Pro Bowl -- see Andrew Luck replacing Tom Brady on the roster as a prime example -- which may not bode well for the event's future. The NFL has said that it expects its players to take the game seriously, because this year's version could determing whether or not they continue the thing at all. The Pro Bowl has, in recent years, been plagued by low effort and no defense -- is it time the NFL put it out to pasture?
Will it be watchable?
Quick, who won last year's Pro Bowl? Time's up -- the AFC beat the NFC 59-41, a final score which suggests that defense was not exactly a priority for either team.