Did the Seahawks’ shenanigans make the Pro Bowl worth watching?

Feb 1, 2016, 9:02 AM | Updated: 10:24 am
Russell Wilson and Michael Bennett took offensive and defensive MVP awards, respectively, at the Pr...
Russell Wilson and Michael Bennett took offensive and defensive MVP awards, respectively, at the Pro Bowl. (AP)

The 2016 NFL Pro Bowl was a typically silly exhibition, with the Seahawks’ contingent of all-stars perhaps almost single-handedly making the game worth watching.

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On the field, Michael Bennett earned defensive MVP honors with a sack and also tried his hand on offense, taking a direct snap for what was officially a 7-yard gain. Richard Sherman had two tackles and a pass defensed and also made a memorable stint as wide receiver, circling the field on an end around before getting dropped for a 22-yard loss by teammate Bobby Wagner for one of his game-high nine tackles. Rookie Tyler Lockett had a 24-yard punt return and beat Sherman for a 10-yard reception on a fake punt. And then, of course, there was Russell Wilson, who earned offensive MVP honors after completing 8 of 12 attempts for 164 yards and three touchdowns.

The Seahawks had their fun between plays and off the field as well.

Bennett danced with some mascots.

Sherman pretended to use a wrestling move on an unsuspecting Clay Matthews.

Sherman and Lockett, playing on opposite teams, had amusing banter all week long about what would happen if they lined up across from one another. It turns out they did get a chance to go one-on-one, with Lockett beating Sherman on the fake punt. The two went on camera to comment about the play. Sherman pulled off another wrestling move to finish the interview.

Sherman’s move on Matthews also caught the attention of the WWE.

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Did the Seahawks’ shenanigans make the Pro Bowl worth watching?