Giants WR Victor Cruz on revamped Pro Bowl: 'Not the biggest fan of it'
Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz isn't a big fan of the rule changes coming to the Pro Bowl.
Some NFL players understandably don't like the Pro Bowl's new rules, like Raiders kick returner Josh Cribbs. The Pro Bowl is eliminating kick returns this year, which is going to make it incredibly difficult for guys like Cribbs to earn an all-expense paid trip to Hawaii.
Pro Bowl 2014 #keepkickoffs— Josh Cribbs (@JoshCribbs16) July 31, 2013
"Not the biggest fan of it to be honest with you," Cruz said, via the New York Daily News. "But you know, they’re trying to make the Pro Bowl fun again, and I respect it. I like Jerry [Rice] and Deion [Sanders] so it should be some fun interaction between those guys. But it’s all good. I’m just worried about doing what I have to on the field. And the Pro Bowl and everything will take care of itself."
The Pro Bowl's rule changes will include: no kickoffs, a shorter game clock and a two-minute warning in all four quarters.
The game also won't use conference designations anymore, so an AFC player can be on the same team as an NFC player or in a weirder scenario, a Cowboys player could be on one team and one of his teammates could be on the other team.
The NFL is doing anything and everything it can to keep fans interested.
If the NFL really wants to make the Pro Bowl exciting, they'll make the game 'SEC vs. Everyone,' where former players from the SEC would take on all other conferences. Mike Slive would probably like that idea.
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