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NN NFL Tournament of Badness Opening Round: Dallas Cowboys Stadium, Pro Bowl Is A Joke

Due to yesterday's poll going up late, the match between "God Cares Way Too Much About Football" and "The Tuck Rule" is still going, and you can go vote in it here. The seeding isn't holding up, but it's also seeding that I didn't expect to at this point. I'm glad that, at the time of writing this, Niners Nation hasn't devolved into a stupid religious debate on the matter. You guys are great, because lesser blogs would already have been a big cluster[site decorum] of whining. Today, we've got the joke that is the Pro Bowl taking on the new Dallas Cowboys stadium .. oh boy! Yesterday's match finishes at 2:25 p.m.

So make the jump to read the descriptions of the participants for today, read full results from the left side of the bracket and of course, view the entire bracket. But first: remember, we are voting on what we believe to be the absolute worst thing of the two. If you're voting in a worst food contest, and you like pizza more than hamburgers, you would then vote for hamburgers in that matchup. Get it? Got it? Good. Make the jump.

(2) Pro Bowl Being A Total Joke

It's really pathetic that the NFL's All-Star game is actually less meaningful than the all-star game of other sports. The Pro Bowl is just ... well, it's a joke. Inevitably, I get upset when there's snubs each year, even though I know that it really is meaningless. The best players don't always make it, and sometimes the voting is just an absolute joke. It's a popularity contest, and it's voted on when there's still about a third of the season remaining. Anyway, they're doing everything they can to make this thing relevant, moving it around, moving the date around ... it's never going to work, not without some significant changes. The Pro Bowl sucks.

(15) New Dallas Cowboys Stadium

So there's some seats that are completely obstructed, and some where you can only see half of the field. That's a great design choice there, Dallas. Beyond that, there's a ton of standing room ... standing room tickets that are incredibly overpriced. Plus, on a couple occasions, they sold too many tickets and packed people in like sardines. The video board is a monstrosity and it's just ... there's so much to it, that it starts to take away from the game. There's no reason for most of it, and I can say that by most accounts of people who have been there, it's just not a fun place to enjoy a football game. Screw that place. Let's try to vote on the stadium alone, not our hate for the Cowboys.

Day 1: "America's Team" def. "New York FOOTBALL Giants" - 428-40
Day 2: Rookie Holdouts def. Week 16, 17 Byes - 266-65
Day 3: Seahawks Alternates def. Buccaneers Loser Uniforms - 328-118
Day 4: New Referee Rule Limiting No Huddle def. Icing The Kicker - 180-116
Day 5: Twitter Beefs def Madden Curse - 125-108
Day 6: Prevent Defense def. Wildcat Formation - 296-65
Day 7: Chris Berman's Mannerisms def. The Many Faces of Philip Rivers - 188-185
Day 8: Player 'X' Is A Football Player def. Player 'X' Is A Future Hall Of Famer - 194-96
Day 9: Brett Favre's Media Whoring def. New AFC and NFC Championship Trophies - 293-39
Day 10: Fans That Take It Too Far def Franchise Tag - 231-42
Day 11: Daniel Snyder def. Rex Ryan's Foot Fetish - 126-76
Day 12: Garth DeFelice def. Donovan McNabb And Overtime Rules - 207-48
Day 13: TV Blackouts def Player 'X' Always Being Wide Open - 253-43
Day 14: Players Celebrating When Down Big def. Being A "Poor Man's" Something - 244-35
Day 15: NFL's Exclusive License With EA def. Super Bowl Halftime Shows - 161-139
Day 16: Cortland Finnegan def. Frank Gore's Love For Moran Norris - 191-145
Day 17: Player 'X' Being A Bust After One Season def. Player 'X Is A Beast - 209-39
Day 18: Players Doing Stupid Things def. Rashard Mendenhall's Twitter Account - 129-55
Day 19: Tanking The Season To Draft Andrew Luck def. Need To Look At The Film - 152-119
Day 20: Less Cheerleaders def. Joe Theismann - 182-139
Day 21: Al Davis Drafting Like He's Being Advised By Ricky Bobby def. Matt Millen - 186-128
Day 22: New Kickoff Rule def. The Dancing Robot on FOX - 240-152
Day 23: God Cares Way Too Much About Football versus The Tuck Rule -

NN NFL Tournament of Badness Bracket and Results