Thursday, December 15, 2016

Detroit Lions player 'mad' Pro Bowl is in Orlando

Posted By on Thu, Dec 15, 2016 at 12:27 PM

  • Photo via Darius Slay/Twitter
Darius Slay, a cornerback for the Detroit Lions who wasn't good enough to go to the Pro Bowl this year, is mad the annual all-star game will be held in Orlando, and not Hawaii.

Slay, the 10th-best corner back in the NFL who has yet to have a season considered good enough for a Pro Bowl appearance, thinks it's just not worth it unless you're going to The Aloha State.

"As long as my teammates really see me as a Pro Bowl player, I ain't really worried because I feel it's a politic thing anyway," said Slay to ESPN. "But I would just like to. But, I'm mad. Is the Pro Bowl even in Hawaii no more? It's really pointless. That's what I really wanted to do. "That's why I wanted to go. I'd rather just get the All-Pro status and don't go Pro Bowl. Because I just really wanted to go to Hawaii, really wanted to just to go to Hawaii for the free."

So far, no Lions players are in the top 5 on this year's Pro Bowl ballots, which means Slay will likely be watching this year's Pro Bowl from cold ass Detroit.

The 2017 Pro Bowl will be held at Camping World Stadium on January 29. Tickets start at $50.

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