2014 Pro Bowl To Feature Player Draft Format, NFL News

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Published on August 1 2013 10:28 am
Last Updated on August 1 2013 2:22 pm
Written by Millie Lange

(New York, NY) -- The NFL is doing away with the familiar conference matchup that pits the AFC against the NFC in the Pro Bowl. Instead, players will be selected in a vote by fans, coaches and players, without regard to conference. Two leading vote getters will join two NFL.com fantasy football champions to draft players. Hall of Famers Jerry Rice and Deion Sanders will serve as alumni team captains, assisting in the draft process. The draft will air on NFL Network January 22. The 2014 Pro Bowl will take place Sunday, January 26 in Honolulu.

 

Eagles Fine WR Cooper For Racial Slur

(Philadelphia, PA) -- Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper was fined by the team an undisclosed amount after racially insensitive comments he made at a concert last month. Video surfaced Wednesday of the 25-year-old Florida product uttering a racial slur while at a Kenny Chesney concert in Philadelphia. Cooper apologized to his teammates.

 

Buffalo Bills - Signed defensive back Don Unamba.

Denver Broncos - Signed center Ryan Lilja.

Miami Dolphins - Signed wide receivers Keenan Davis and Julius Pruitt; waived/injured wide receivers Armon Binns and Jasper Collins.

New England Patriots - Released wide receivers Perez Ashford and Lavelle Hawkins and offensive lineman Nick McDonald.

San Diego Chargers - Signed quarterback Nathan Enderle.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Signed guards Roger Allen and Howard Barbieri and linebacker Dom DeCicco; waived cornerback Mason Robinson and offensive tackles Brice Schwab and Jason Weaver; activated punter Michael Koenen from the non- football injury list.