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Pro Bowl has best ratings in 11 years

Updated: January 31, 2011, 10:08 PM ET
Associated Press

HONOLULU -- As bad as the Pro Bowl was by football standards, the NFL must consider its return to Hawaii a success.

Commissioner Roger Goodell's decision to stage arguably the most irrelevant of all-star contests a week in advance of the Super Bowl, rather than after it, is paying off, if TV ratings are any indication. Although the attrition rate among viewers had to be significant after the NFC blew open a six-touchdown lead in a 55-41 victory over the AFC on Sunday.

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