GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) – Some of the best played football on Sunday, a gentler, friendlier version of the game.
The Pro Bowl never has intensity. That will come a week from now, boiling over when Seattle meets New England on the same field.
Few moved very fast, no one flattened a quarterback and there were no bone-jarring hits in Team Irvin’s 32-28 victory over Team Carter.
But everyone seemed to have a good time, and there were a few plays to remember.
J.J. Watt intercepted a pass, recovered a fumble and danced for the crowd. Jimmy Graham dunked over the crossbar twice after TD catches – this time with no penalty.
Odell Beckham Jr.’s diving grab at midfield might have been the day’s most impressive play.