The NFC lost 5941 to the AFC in Sundays Pro Bowl

first_imgThe NFC lost 59-41 to the AFC in Sunday’s Pro Bowl inHonolulu, but don’t pin that loss on Cardinals’ receiverLarry Fitzgerald.Fitz caught 6 passes for 111 yards and 3 touchdowns,including two scores in the game’s first 6 minutes. TheNFC opened the scoring when Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgersfound Fitzgerald in the end zone with 9:14 left in thefirst quarter. After an onside kick that was recovered bythe NFC, Rodgers hooked up with Fitzgerald again, just :09later. Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away 0 Comments   Share   The third touchdown came in the fourth quarter with AFC incommand, when Carolina rookie Cam Newton threw a 36-yardscoring strike to Fitzgerald.As great as Fitzgerald was on Sunday, Miami’s BrandonMarshall one-upped him. Marshall snared 6 catches for 176yards and a Pro Bowl-record four touchdowns. Marshallcaught scoring passes from each of the AFC’s quarterbacks— Pittsburgh’s Ben Roethlisberger, San Diego’s PhilipRivers and Andy Dalton of Cincinnati, and was named thegame’s MVP.At least season’s Pro Bowl, Fitzgerald caught just onepass, but it was good for a touchdown in the NFC’s 55-41win.Cardinals rookie Patrick Peterson also made his mark inhis first Pro Bowl, intercepting a pass and returning 4kicks for an average of 30.8 yards.Safety Adrian Wilson registered a pass defensed. What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinkecenter_img D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ Top Stories Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocationlast_img