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Kyle Rudolph earns Pro Bowl MVP

Kyle Rudolph earns Pro Bowl MVP

profootballtalk.com yahoo.com Updated Jan 27, 2013
Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph was named the 2013 Pro Bowl’s Most Valuable Player on Sunday after recording five catches for 122 yards and a touchdown in the NFC’s 62-35 win over the AFC. Utilized most frequently by the NFC’s first two quarterbacks
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  • J.J. Watt lines up again at receiver, NFC uses Jason Pierre-Pau…

    J.J. Watt lines up again at receiver, NFC uses Jason Pierre-Paul at corner and he picks off Andrew Luck

    yahoo.com Jan 27, 2013
    The athletic ability of NFL players really should never be forgotten. Houston's 295-pound defensive end J.J. Watt lined up at receiver in the first quarter of the Pro Bowl, and ran a decent route against Bears cornerback Charles Tillman on a ball that w…
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  • NFC whipping AFC 31-14 in Pro Bowl

    NFC whipping AFC 31-14 in Pro Bowl

    profootballtalk.com Jan 27, 2013
    After the NFC jumped out in front 10-7 in the Pro Bowl’s initial 16 minutes, Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson briefly returned the lead to the AFC by reading Giants quarterback Eli Manning’s eyes in zone coverage and picking off Eli’s pass, which w
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  • Are you ready? Super Bowl XLVII week is off and running

    Are you ready? Super Bowl XLVII week is off and running

    CNNSI.com Jan 27, 2013
    It's here, so get ready for the blitz. Peter King kicks off Super Bowl XLVII week by getting Alex Smith to open up, remembering the Colin Kaepernick draft and much, much more.
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  • Adrian Peterson thinks he’s the NFL MVP

    Adrian Peterson thinks he’s the NFL MVP

    profootballtalk.com Jan 27, 2013
    We’re a little less than a week away from finding out who will be the NFL’s Most Valuable Player in a race much closer than we see in most seasons. Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning each turned in seasons good
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  • Former Bears, Panthers safety Chris Harris retires

    Former Bears, Panthers safety Chris Harris retires

    profootballtalk.com Jan 27, 2013
    One of the NFL’s best player Twitter accounts decided to call it a career this weekend. Football, not Twitter. Former Bears and Panthers (and briefly Lions and Jaguars) safety Chris Harris announced his retirement Saturday night. The former sixth-rounde
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  • Justin Durant hopes to stay with Lions

    Justin Durant hopes to stay with Lions

    profootballtalk.com Jan 27, 2013
    The Lions will have plenty of key free agents this offseason.  One who hopes to stick around is linebacker Justin Durant. “I want to sign,” Durant tells Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press.  “Am I sure?  No.  I don’t know exactly what’
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  • Video - NFC Routs AFC In Pro Bowl 01:00

    NFC Routs AFC In Pro Bowl

    Jan 27
    Russell Wilson threw three touchdown passes and the Vikings' Kyle Rudolph took home MVP honors as the NFC coasted to a 62-35 win over the AFC.
  • Video - 2013 Pro Bowl: Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph highlights 01:22

    2013 Pro Bowl: Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph highlights

    Jan 27
    Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph makes his Pro Bowl debut a memorable one as he catches five passes for 122 yards and a touchdown and is named the 2013 Pro Bowl MVP.
  • Video - 2013 Pro Bowl: Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph highlights 01:22

    2013 Pro Bowl: Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph highlights

    Jan 27
    Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph makes his Pro Bowl debut a memorable one as he catches five passes for 122 yards and a touchdown and is named the 2013 Pro Bowl MVP.
  • Video - New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning to Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph for TD 00:28

    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning to Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph for TD

    Jan 27
    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning connects with Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph on a 3-yard touchdown pass to end the first half.

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