The 2014 NFL Pro Bowl is in the books as Team Rice took down Team Sanders, 22-21. There was an MVP from both teams, one on offense and one on defense. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles was named the offensive MVP for Team Sanders, while Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson was named defensive MVP from Team Rice.
Foles finished the game with seven completions on 10 attempts, throwing for 89 yards and a touchdown with no interceptions. Johnson was solid for Team Rice though, spearheading a game that was mostly dominated by strong defensive play (oddly enough). Johnson finished the game with nine solo tackles and a pass deflection.
Team Rice won the game in the final minutes, with quarterback Alex Smith orchestrating a drive that ended in a 20-yard touchdown pass to running back DeMarco Murray. Fullback Mike Tolbert scored on a two-point conversion to end the game, as Team Sanders was unable to get something done with about 40 seconds on the clock.
This year's game featured multiple changes in format. The biggest was the way the teams were selected. Before, it was simply AFC vs. NFC, but this time it was Team Rice -- led by Jerry Rice -- and Team Sanders -- led by Deion Sanders -- utilizing teams they drafted over the course of two days. There's also changes to the game itself, like the third quarter being played in the same way as the end of the game, with a two-minute warning.