The inaugural Pro Bowl Games seemed to be a hit with the fans.
The week started with the most coordinated athletes in the world tossing water balloons to each other and playing dodgeball. There was also a flag football game, a kick-tac-toe game, and best catch event as well.
With the Pro Bowl coming at the end of the season, the NFL has long found it difficult to attract both players, and fans, to the event. They did not have trouble with that this year.
But how did it do at home with viewers?
Per Ari Meirov, ABC and ESPN drew 6.28 million viewers during the Pro Bowl Games. It was a 6-percent drop from last year’s Pro Bowl.
Now that fans have a taste of what the Pro Bowl is going to be, more eyes will turn to it next year and those numbers will get much better.
Not everything went off without an issue as Browns defensive star Myles Garrett suffered a toe injury during an event. Just incredibly bad luck, but it likely won’t stop players from coming out.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.