The Pro Bowl is tomorrow and the starting rosters are being hammered out by both head coaches. While Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton received more votes from fans, Team Deion Sanders has announced that Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck will be getting the start.
While Luck is deserving of the start, some will see a problem with it given the fact that Colts coach Chuck Pagano is the man who made the decision to start his guy over Newton.
Per the Charlotte Observer:
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is playing for Colts coach Chuck Pagano in the Pro Bowl and was the first quarterback taken by “alumni captain” Deion Sanders in Wednesday’s draft.
This is the Pro Bowl, so there’s not really much drama surrounding the move. A Colts coach picked a Colts player to start fake football game that is a step above a two-hand touch game in the park, let’s not read anyone the Riot Act over this. It’s not that big of a deal, although it does look bad on paper.
Newton is still a Pro Bowler and he still got more votes than Luck, so even though he didn’t get the start we all know who had the better season.