The 2011 Pro Bowl has already gotten out of hand, and its only half over.
If the Green Bay Packers are looking for any indications that the NFC might be better than the AFC ahead of the Super Bowl, they've received it tonight. The NFC are currently leading 42-7.
Two Atlanta Falcons players connected to start the scoring early in the second quarter. Matt Ryan found Tony Gonzalez open in the back of the end zone for a 4-yard touchdown and a 21-0 lead. Then, just 20 seconds with Peyton Manning entering the contest to try to turn the game around for the AFC, DeAngelo Hall ripped the ball out of the hands of Wes Welker. Hall recovered the fumble, picked it up, and ran 34-yards for yet another NFC touchdown. Hall seems to be a strong candidate for 2011 Pro Bowl MVP.
The scoring didn't stop there though. Larry Fitzgerald caught a deep 25-yard pass from Ryan for another touchdown, and then Steven Jackson ran in from 21-yards out for the sixth touchdown of the game.
The AFC finally began to mount their comeback late in the quarter with Jammal Charles scoring on an 8-yard run, but the damage has already been done. Its hard to imagine that the NFC won't be winning this game.