The NFL is considering eliminating the Pro Bowl

The NFL could abolish the Pro Bowl.

According to multiple reports, team officials and owners discussed scrapping the annual All-Star Game at a meeting in Atlanta on Monday.

Although no official decision has been made, the Washington Post reported on it A seven-on-seven contest will be considered taking the place of the Pro Bowl wouldn’t involve a full game of tackling.

NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported The NFL could use Pro Bowl Sunday to showcase players selected for the Pro Bowl without holding an actual game. A flag football game could be one possible alternative solution, according to Rapoport.

The report came after the 2022 Pro Bowl produced its lowest viewership (6.7 million) for the game in 16 years.

Alvin Kamara takes on AFC outlinebacker Harold Landry at this year's Pro Bowl in Las Vegas.
Alvin Kamara takes on AFC outlinebacker Harold Landry at this year’s Pro Bowl in Las Vegas.
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Many players took to Twitter in February to poke fun at the intensity of this year’s Pro Bowl – including Cardinals star JJ Watt, who tweeted“I’ve watched Walk-Thrus more intensely.”

When the COVID-19 pandemic caused the 2021 Pro Bowl to be canceled, the NFL held a series of events honoring players in lieu of an actual game.

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