Players defend Pro Bowl after 62-35 NFC win
Cincinnati’s A.J. Green had three TD catches for the AFC.
NFL officials said earlier in the week that the league wants to decide the future of the Pro Bowl by the time next season’s schedule is released in April.
‘‘We understood exactly what (Goodell) wanted, guys were making plays all over the field,’’ Cruz said. ‘‘There was a little bit more high intensity than in years past and we were excited to play.’’
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