While not many people watched it, last night’s Pro Bowl was actually a competitive and entertaining spectacle with Nick Mangold and Antonio Cromartie representing the Jets on the victorious Team Rice, who won 22-21. Cromartie factored into the conclusion of the game when he returned Justin Tucker’s missed field goal 109 yards for a “touchdown” but nobody seemed to care and the officials blew the play dead. For anyone crazy enough to bet on the Pro Bowl, the spread was 1.5 points, so that will have cost anyone who backed Team Rice to cover. Mangold also played a key role in the conclusion as he threw a block on Mike Tolbert’s game-winning two point conversion with 41 seconds to go.
Earlier on in the game, Cromartie made a cameo at wide receiver, almost returned another missed field goal for a score and got juked in the open field by Alfred Morris. As for Mangold, you had to flip the channel to catch his best highlight as his role in this Pepsi commercial during the Grammys pretty much stole the show: