2013 Pro Bowl: 4 MVP’s and LVP’s

The exhibition of all exhibitions (Kirby Lee/USA Today)

It’s a challenge to find better television entertainment than the Pro Bowl (excluding Cinemax After Dark obviously).  The NFC stomped the AFC 62-35, avenging their loss the year before.  There were rumors Roger Goodell would cancel the NFL All-Star game if effort was weak, but the players delivered.  Here are the most and least valuable performers from each quarter:

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An NFL Veteran’s Perspective: Q&A With Super Bowl XXXV Champion Clarence Love

Love was selected in the 4th round of the 1998 NFL draft (NFL.com)

You are more likely to contract Diabetes than play in a Super Bowl, let alone an NFL snap.  Former Eagle, Raven and Raider cornerback Clarence Love participated in two Super Bowls, winning with Baltimore (2001) and losing with Oakland (2003).  The veteran excelled in dime packages and special teams units.  Love was kind enough to share his experiences and opinions:

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A Testament to Willie Green, and Survival

Green remains steady as ever (Erik Lesser)

Last Tuesday, Bessie Cooper died in a Georgia nursing home at age 116.  Nearly as impressive as her longevity was Willie Green’s start on Saturday, his 16th of the season and the 242nd in his 10 year NBA career.  Green was never expected to crack an NBA rotation or even seize a roster spot, but his determination was too much to ignore.  A decade after his first professional basket, the shooting guard is filling a pivotal role for a contending Clippers team.

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