Jerry Rice says new format won’t save Pro Bowl

After years of low TV ratings and fan and media complaints, the NFL recently ditched the traditional Pro Bowl format, opting for a fantasy draft based on fan voting. One of the alumni captains for the 2014 game, Jerry Rice, doesn’t think it’ll do much good, however. The former Niners great told USA TODAY Sports…

Calvin Johnson breaks Rice’s receiving record

Make room for Megatron, Jerry. During Saturday’s 31-18 loss to the Falcons, Lions receiver Calvin Johnson set the all-time single season receiving yards record, previously held by former Niners great Jerry Rice (1,848). Johnson entered the night needing 182 yards to best the mark, which had stood since 1995. In the fourth quarter, on Detroit’s…

Jerry Rice predicts breakout season for Julio Jones

As it’s quickly become a predominantly passing league, the NFL is stockpiled with young, talented receivers who are ready to take their game to the next level. One in particular has caught the eye of a former legend. During an appearance on SportsCenter Wednesday, Jerry Rice gushed over Julio Jones, predicting a breakout campaign for…