Pro Bowl: DeAngelo Hall was named the MVP

NFC quarterback Matt Ryan, of the Atlanta Falcons, looks to pass as running back Michael Turner (33), also of the Falcons, comes out of the backfield, and guard Jahri Evans (73), of the New Orleans Saints, blocks during the second quarter. AP

NFC quarterback Matt Ryan, of the Atlanta Falcons, looks to pass as running back Michael Turner (33), also of the Falcons, comes out of the backfield, and guard Jahri Evans (73), of the New Orleans Saints, blocks during the second quarter. AP

Falcons cornerback Brent Grimes (20) of the NFC, right, celebrates with Arizona Cardinals strong safety Adrian Wilson (24) of the NFC after Grimes made an interception during the second quarter. AP

Falcons cornerback Brent Grimes (20) of the NFC, right, celebrates with Arizona Cardinals strong safety Adrian Wilson (24) of the NFC after Grimes made an interception during the second quarter. AP

Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall (23) runs after an interception during the first quarter of the NFL Pro Bowl. The former Falcon was named MVP of the game.  AP

Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall (23) runs after an interception during the first quarter of the NFL Pro Bowl. The former Falcon was named MVP of the game. AP

–D. Orlando Ledbetter, Atlanta Falcons beat blog

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PMC

January 30th, 2011
11:20 pm

Good for D Hall, I think that’s the award he’s wanted his entire career.

Dr. Warren

January 30th, 2011
11:27 pm

All those politicians better step outside the District. There’ll be room for only one ego when DeAngelo gets back to town.

Chattanooga Chuck

January 30th, 2011
11:45 pm

I wonder how he got along with coach Smith.

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Mudcatjoe

January 31st, 2011
12:07 am

What a joke!! Matt Ryan was the obvious choice for MVP!

Poobear Jenkins

January 31st, 2011
12:08 am

D.Hall Pro Bowl M.V.P

OHIOdirtybird

January 31st, 2011
12:38 am

GG by D hall…but i still think matty ice had a better stat line

ejj

January 31st, 2011
12:44 am

How many of you were on D Hall’s jock, now talk about him. Face it he is a good cornerback, he does have tude. We could have used him in that playoff game.

Willy

January 31st, 2011
1:12 am

Here’s how to make this game entertaining: Except for QBs, they should make the offensive players play D and vice versa. I’d watch.

Dreman1731

January 31st, 2011
1:47 am

NOBODY was on D. Hall’s “jock” while he was here. Even the one year he was elected the Pro Bowl here, we were all shocked. lol

Steve

January 31st, 2011
5:59 am

Do you really think D Hall’s intereception in the Pro Bowl means anything??? Everything is a basic zone defense and the D line is not allowed to rush for crying out loud. D HAll was a JERK here and everywhere he’s been. If you think he’s coming back your delusional!

Samuel

January 31st, 2011
7:13 am

All above were meaniless accolades, getting a superbowl ring is the prize.

Larry

January 31st, 2011
7:18 am

Now with MeAngelo Hall winning this, the “MVP” has been reclassified as…

MVP: Most Volatile Prick

LONGtime FalconFan

January 31st, 2011
7:33 am

Hey ejj, If we still had Meangelo we would NOT have been in the playoffs. Attitudes llike his are contagious and malignant. If he is so great why did the Skins not win any more games. Face the fact that he is in the game for himself, not for TEAM. Selah.

Real American

January 31st, 2011
7:44 am

LOL….good for DHall.

UGASlobberknocker

January 31st, 2011
7:54 am

The best Falcons personnel move in the past decade was dumping MeAngelo. Addition by subtraction for sure. He is nothing but a selfish player who is not nearly as good ass he thinks he is.

Season Ticket Holder

January 31st, 2011
8:01 am

It’s not bragging if you can back it up! Way to go DeAngelo Hall.

Greg M

January 31st, 2011
8:10 am

Excellent, Excellent job by the Falcons in the Pro Bowl, but much Kudos to Ovie, our fullback. You played with emotion and had fun. Also, congrats on the record Gonzales! Grimes you are a shut down corner. You are Champ Bailey in the making..Darn good job.

Turner, that was the way you are to burst through the hole…it’s ok to tip-toe and be patient at times, but you do better when you explode up the gut.

I agree with Matt Ryan when he was talking about Calvin Johnson. He is a beast! I also think Ryan was talking to you Mr. Blank, get him another WR monster across from R. White and we are going to the Promise Land..and yes we still need help on Defense.

I do have to give Kudos to the Center for Cleveland. Good run!

D man

January 31st, 2011
8:17 am

I only saw him make the one play for a td? What else did he do?

D man

January 31st, 2011
8:19 am

I thought grimes made more plays than deangelo

North always beat the south

January 31st, 2011
9:22 am

DeAngelo Hall MVP good job

truth

January 31st, 2011
9:30 am

D man…..He gave up, if I’m not mistaken, a couple of TDs. DHall+MVP=who ever was in charge of giving out this award was either drunk or his mom was the one giving out the award. Like DHall always said, there’s no “I” in team but there is a “ME”…..JERK!!

JayD

January 31st, 2011
9:46 am

Typical Atlanta – Hate Hate Hate! I’m sure D. Hall really cares that you all hate him! Lol

JuneBaby

January 31st, 2011
9:58 am

1st pass of the night, he drops back, looks deep, lets it go, pass not deep enough, interception! Underthrown balls all night long, even with no pass rush. Even the td to Larry Fitzgerald was underthrown. You have no need of a deep threat if the qb can’t put the ball out there!!!

What's Important

January 31st, 2011
10:12 am

JuneBaby, just go away. Everyone knows why you don’t like Matt Ryan and it has nothing to do with his arm.

tt44

January 31st, 2011
10:14 am

BirdDirty

January 31st, 2011
10:21 am

If you hate the guy so much, why waste time commenting? I guess it’s the Rush Limbaugh in you.

Falcon 2012

January 31st, 2011
10:46 am

HALL winning MVP is like PAUL HEWITT being named Coach of the Year……Both are a JOKE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

truth

January 31st, 2011
10:49 am

DHall winning MVP is like Obama winning the Noble Peace Prize……What did he do to deserve it? DHall was the trash TD and Smith threw out when they got here……along with some others. JAYD….do care that no one in Atlanta likes you? LOL!! Moron.

IQ check

January 31st, 2011
10:53 am

BirdDirty…Whats Rush got to do with it? Thats you IQ talking. Thats like me saying Obama had something to do with it. Get a life and wake up to the real world.

Lesa

January 31st, 2011
10:58 am

I thought Ryan would win MVP. He was quarterbacking when the NFC scored most of its points. Oh, well, it’s not a big deal anyway. I’m with Chattanooga Chuck — I wonder how DHall got along with Coach Smith. I was thinking about that during the game.

truth

January 31st, 2011
10:58 am

When did the TRUTH becaome HATE? Man this Nation is bringing up alot of WUSSIES!! Can’t make a truthful comment without being accused of hate or being a racsist.

Falcons Chic

January 31st, 2011
12:03 pm

After so many years, y’all still hate DHall that much? Maybe our next effort after Play 60 for 2288 in the Dome would be a deep adult soul cleansing for posters on this list. Let it go. He did a good job, and apparently managed to keep his trap shut around his head coach this week. That counts for something, not to mention deserving the award.

Falcons Chic

January 31st, 2011
12:07 pm

Oh, one more point from the spouse. Did you note the GA connections on O? CJ, 8 Falcons, Coaching Staff, etc. Then, flip it over: D Hall, Saturday, Abe, Grimetime…

Sorry we didn’t get to see more Special Weems. Guess the AFC just didn’t have the offense to punch it in. Was that because I saw Belichick smile twice? (Unheard of!!!!) I’d never, ever watched the PB before, and that was just … astonishing.

Terrell

January 31st, 2011
12:13 pm

ejj

Are you basing you idea of D Hall based on being MVP of the Pro Bowl? Come on Man, it’s the Pro Bowl

If you are basing it off of this season where he had 7 ints that would be misleading too. He had 4 ints in one game and why do you think Jay Cutler was throwing it towards him that many times? He knew what we all know now and that’s MeHall is overrated.

Sid

January 31st, 2011
12:15 pm

The NFL has merely validated the joke the Pro Bowl is by naming Meangelo MVP.

Terrell

January 31st, 2011
12:19 pm

truth

Seriously why would you make a comment like that? You knew what you were doing and that was to stir some nonsense up. Would you had made this same statement had Drew Brees won the MVP of the Pro Bowl and compare that George W. winning the Noble Peace Prize? I’m not calling you a racist because I believe it’s more so doing with your view as a Conservative rather than the color of your skin. I just wish you would’ve thought this one out a little better.

Beef

January 31st, 2011
12:35 pm

Hall gave up 2 TD’s in a row. One passing and the next on the kickoff where he didn’t catch the lateral

MV8

January 31st, 2011
12:42 pm

Who Cares??? The Pro Bowl is a joke, no D & a bunch of clowns on a free vacation, should be cancelled nobody with a life watched it!

loanman

January 31st, 2011
12:54 pm

Why is there always so much hate in Atlanta. D Hall is gone. Get over all that personality BS that Atlanta is infamous for or we will always be watching someone else’s team in the Super Bowl. In all honesty, much of the hate comes from the outlying suburbs and not people who actually live in the Atlanta.

GaSouthernFalcon

January 31st, 2011
12:56 pm

MVP for the Pro Bowl, is that like being named hall monitor for the week?

Sid

January 31st, 2011
1:48 pm

loanman

January 31st, 2011
12:54 pm
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Glad you know where everybody lives.

SirReal

January 31st, 2011
1:53 pm

Good job D. Hall. And I know you could care less what fans from a team you havent played for in a few years say. Guys, he’s not with us anymore. Get over it…you’d think you all wanted to date him while he was here or something.

truth

January 31st, 2011
2:09 pm

Terrell

January 31st, 2011
12:19 pm
truth

Seriously why would you make a comment like that? You knew what you were doing and that was to stir some nonsense up. Would you had made this same statement had Drew Brees won the MVP of the Pro Bowl and compare that George W. winning the Noble Peace Prize? I’m not calling you a racist because I believe it’s more so doing with your view as a Conservative rather than the color of your skin. I just wish you would’ve thought this one out a little better.

Cause it’s the truth. DUH!!

JeanE

January 31st, 2011
2:14 pm

Actually enjoyed watching the Pro Bowl since so many Falcons and staff were there. When Matt thew a pick on his 1st pass I was not happy but he turned it around and played great! Glad he cut his hair, too, that long shag he was wearing before was not good. It was funny to see Abe run at the QB and just wave his arms like he felt so awkward!! Grimey was awesome!!! Loved watching Matt hit Roddy and Tony and Turner rushing and Ovie scoring a TD!! Who cares if Smitty was favoring his guys, I loved it! MeAngelo Hall is talented but I still wouldn’t want him back on my team, too much of a pain in the you know what. Glad the NFC won. And I rooting on the Steelers in the big game, I have developed a big dislike of Aaron Rodgers and the Pack. Now resign Finn pronto.

truth

January 31st, 2011
2:17 pm

GaSouthernFalcon

January 31st, 2011
12:56 pm
MVP for the Pro Bowl, is that like being named hall monitor for the week?

BWAA HA HA!!!! Good one.

COMEON85

January 31st, 2011
3:16 pm

Yeah I thought matt ryan should have won it too. but what’s with all this animosity towards d.hall i mean he is a tad…..out spoken. but he does have a passion for the game and he does care about football. honestly though i don’t think he should have went, he had one great game other than that he was pretty average. but the NFC SOUTH STOOD OUT! AND BY THE NFC SOUTH I MEAN THE FALCONS LOL

Ron "CHOKE" Mexico

January 31st, 2011
3:33 pm

Meangelo is so self-absorbed, he should have been a WR.

Ron "CHOKE" Mexico

January 31st, 2011
3:34 pm

He’s not a good corner, he takes too many chances to get the highlite footage, and gets beat