NFL to adopt NHL-style format for their Pro Bowl

AFC vs NFC has been eliminated.

There you have it folks. The NFL is trying to spice up the Pro Bowl and they’ve decided to copy the NHL. For those of you unfamiliar with the NHL’s All-Star Game, the two captains will get a chance to essentially draft their team like they would for their fantasy team.

The NFL’s approach will essentially allow some imagination to happen. You could see Aaron Rodgers throw a touchdown pass to A.J. Green. Aldon Smith and J.J. Watt could line up together. Adrian Peterson and Arian Foster could line up in the same backfield.

Here’s the official press release:

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