The NFC's 55-41 victory, a game not nearly as interesting as that score would indicate, did nothing to repair the tattered image of the NFL's all-star contest.
While every Pro Bowl player endured a long trip to get to Hawaii, the journey for Michael Vick in many ways was the longest.
Brett Favre's name has appeared frequently on the NFL's weekly injury report over 20 seasons of sprains, strains and painful hits.
Joe Webb threw for 195 yards and ran for a touchdown in his first career start filling in for an injured Brett Favre, and the lowly Minnesota Vikings beat Michael Vick and the NFC East champion Philadelphia Eagles 24-14 in the NFL's first Tuesday game since 1946.
Sports teams were scrambling a day after a blizzard dumped more than a foot of snow along portions of the East Coast, stranding two NHL franchises near New York City and forcing Philadelphia to dig out before Tuesday night's NFL game.
Leslie Frazier counted Brett Favre out once before. He's not about to do it again.
Brett Favre's emotional and surprising return to the field ended early.
Brett Favre found the perfect setting to make a surprising return to the field _ on Monday night, in the snow.
For the third time in three road games, the Chicago Bears' defense could face a third-string quarterback if Joe Webb starts for the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night.