The NFL is hoping to decide the fate of the Pro Bowl by the time it releases next season's schedule in April. And the fate of the league's all-star game will largely depend on how much effort this year's participants put into the game.
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman won his appeal of a four-game suspension for use of performance enhancing substances, making him eligible for the NFL playoffs.
The Chicago Bears got Jay Cutler back from a concussion, only to lose three more stars to injuries.
There weren't many style points in this one. J.J. Watt wasn't interested in them, anyway.
It's been a terrific half-season for Matt Ryan, Marshawn Lynch, J.J. Watt and Charles Tillman.
Banged-up Detroit Lions star Calvin Johnson said his knee is feeling better than it did this time last week.
In what is turning into a memorable year for rookies, Andrew Luck and Doug Martin took the excellence to a record level.
Jay Cutler's been seeing this all season, a rerun on an endless loop, and he's not ready to change the channel.
Brandon Marshall insisted it's a new day. The way he connected with Jay Cutler, it sure seemed like old times.