The Popcorn Stand: Did Average Joes compete in Pro Bowl Dodgeball?

Green were selected to appear in this year's Pro Bowl.

By the way, does anyone else wish Damon Harrison was in the Pro Bowl just so we could watch him play dodgeball? That's exactly what the newest event at the Pro Bowl Skills Showdown is aiming to find out.

On TicketIQ, a search engine that pools tickets and data from over 90 percent of the market, 2017 Pro Bowl tickets are now averaging $198. "Orlando has been a great host so far". Players declining to play in the Pro Bowl due to injury concerns has actually become a fairly common practice, one that many of us wish Tyler Eifert would have abided by previous year before suffering an ankle injury during the 2016 Pro Bowl that kept him out for the first six games of the 2016 season.

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That's the most representatives of any team in the game so this contest will have a decided Dallas feel to it, what with Jason Garrett and the Cowboys staff coaching the NFC and all.

At least we know that National Football League players really are playing for the glory of winning a Super Bowl.

Additionally, numerous 88 Pro Bowl participants have invited their high school coaches to take part in the week with them.

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Building a fan base is key for the NFL's continued success.

Best Hands: Quarterback and wide receiver duos from each team will show off their skills, connecting on as many pass attempts as possible before time runs out. But as Pro Bowl practice started today down in Orlando, Bryant was in Flowery Branch with the rest of the Falcons getting ready for Super Sunday. But the rate of dropouts citing injuries is steep, which has caused interest to fade. No wonder so many wish the game was still being played in Hawaii.

"I think our biggest standard has to be what we expect from the NFL and what our fans expect from the NFL", Goodell said back in February.

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