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Russel Wilson, Team Irvin win Pro Bowl

On Sunday night, two teams took to the gridiron for their last time in the 2015-2016 NFL schedule.

Team Irvin dominated Team Rice with a score of 49-27.

Irvin and Rice both took quarterbacks for their first picks in the 2015 Pro Bowl draft.

The first picks were the Seattle Seahawks’ Russell Wilson for Team Irvin and the New York Giants’ Eli Manning for Team Rice.

What started off strong for Manning and Team Rice came to a short halt.

Team Rice was the first to put up points to tight end Travis Kelce.

Manning finished the game with 75 yards, a touchdown and interception.

The story of the day is the number one pick Wilson connecting three touchdowns for 164 yards.

Wilson connected to Julio Jones, Devonta Freeman and Todd Gurley for his three touchdowns of the day.

Team Rice’s quarterbacks threw three more interceptions than touchdowns resulting in three touchdowns and six interceptions.

Team Irvin was the opposite, allowing only one interception and threw for seven touchdowns.

However, the total in yardage was not far off between the two teams.

Team Rice finished with 396 yards passing while Team Irvin finished with 406 yards passing.

Both teams split touchdowns in the second quarter.

Team Irvin had two 50-yard touchdown passes from Teddy Bridgewater to Allen Robinson and Jameis Winston to Delanie Walker late in the third quarter to put the lead at 42-21.

Team Rice was able to score in the fourth quarter but not before Team Irvin grabbed another touchdown to seal the victory and gain bragging rights.

For Team Rice, Doug Martin led all running backs with seven carries for 20 yards and a touchdown.

Travis Kelce led all receivers with five catches for 91 yards and two touchdowns.

For Team Irvin, Latavius Murray led all running backs with nine carries for 42 yards.

Robinson led all receivers with two catches for 105 yards and one touchdown.

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie finished the game with two interceptions, earning defensive MVP.

Team Irvin’s Wilson earned offensive MVP with the first pick, 164 passing yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions.

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