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Pro Bowlers give a performance that should be worth an encore

By Paul Arnett

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 28, 2013

~~<p>A fumble by Cleveland&rsquo;s Joshua Cribbs late in the third quarter on a kickoff gave the NFC the ball at the AFC 11. Two running plays and a failed pass attempt set up a 26-yard field goal by Blair Walsh 22 seconds into the fourth quarter to make it 55-21 NFC.</p>
<p>But the biggest, most exciting play was one that didn&rsquo;t count. On the first play of the final period, the NFC faked the field goal, but Thomas Morstead&rsquo;s intended pass to Pro Bowl MVP Kyle Rudolph was picked off by Eric Berry and returned 86 yards for an apparent touchdown. But the play was called back after New York Jets defensive back Antonio Cromartie was called offsides. The NFC settled for the field goal on the second try.</p>
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A fumble by Cleveland’s Joshua Cribbs late in the third quarter on a kickoff gave the NFC the ball at the AFC 11. Two running plays and a failed pass attempt set up a 26-yard field goal by Blair Walsh 22 seconds into the fourth quarter to make it 55-21 NFC.

But the biggest, most exciting play was one that didn’t count. On the first play of the final period, the NFC faked the field goal, but Thomas Morstead’s intended pass to Pro Bowl MVP Kyle Rudolph was picked off by Eric Berry and returned 86 yards for an apparent touchdown. But the play was called back after New York Jets defensive back Antonio Cromartie was called offsides. The NFC settled for the field goal on the second try. Login for more...



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