The NFC has bragging rights as the superior conference for another season as they beat the AFC all-stars, 55-41, in the 2011 NFL Pro Bowl. Former Atlanta Falcons cornerback DeAngelo Hall was named the games Most Valuable Player. He had six tackles, an interception and a forced fumble he returned for a touchdown.
The Falcons and/or Atlanta/NFC South-ish updates are as follows:
Matt Ryan was 9-for-13 passing for 118 yards and two touchdowns.
Drew Brees saw limited action and was 4-for-6 for 68 yards.
Michael Vick started the game and was 5-for-10 for 59 yards.
Michael Turner rolled up 64 yards of offense while Ovie Mughelli had 26 yards and a touchdown.
Roddy White caught five passes for 69 yards.
Tony Gonzalez had 42 yards and a touchdown on three catches.
Georgia Tech product Calvin Johnson caught one pass for 11 yards.
Brent Grimes made a juggling interception of a Peyton Manning pass.
Georgia Bulldog Champ Bailey had four tackles for the AFC squad.