3 Reasons Why Pro Bowl's Return Will Prove Disastrous

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3 Reasons Why Pro Bowl's Return Will Prove Disastrous
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Despite threats from commissioner Roger Goodell this offseason, the NFL announced Wednesday that the Pro Bowl will return in 2013. 

Goodell informed the players after last season's performance that canceling the game moving forward was a real option. In the end, however, the game will return—with a promise from the players that the competitiveness will be better. 

From NFL executive vice president Ray Anderson, via ESPN:

The players have made it clear through the NFL Players Association that they would like the opportunity to continue to play the Pro Bowl in Hawaii. We look forward to working with the players toward the goal of improving the competitiveness of this season's game.

The NFL and the Pro Bowl has taken a lot of criticism over the last decade over the quality of the game it has produced in its annual All-Star showcase. 

Is bringing back the time-honored tradition the right move? 

In the following slides, we'll break down a few reasons why bringing back the Pro Bowl may not be a smart decision from the NFL.

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