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2012 Pro Bowl: Ben Roethlisberger, Aaron Rodgers square off

Denver Broncos running back Willis McGahee and the AFC Pro Bowl team practiced at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam last week in Hono­lulu. (Eugene Tanner / AP)

There are only two Sundays of NFL football left for a while, with the next-to-last game tonight in Hono­lulu.

The Pro Bowl will feature AFC quarterback Ben Roethlisberger starting against the NFC’s Aaron Rodgers. Game time is 7 p.m. EST on NBC. Gary Kubiak of the Houston Texans will coach the AFC, Mike McCarthy of the Green Bay Packers the NFC.

The game, which will be played in Aloha Stadium, also will be available on NBC’s All Access website and players will be, for a change, encouraged to use Twitter during the game, which should be an interesting experiment.

The NFC won last year, 55-41, and leads the series 21-20.


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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.


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