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Pro Bowl 2011

Pro Bowl 2011 - A contingent of nine Falcons players will lead the NFC team in the Pro Bowl at 7 p.m. Sunday at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. The team will be coached by Falcons coach Mike Smith and his staff.

The players arrived in Hawaii last week and have practiced with the other all-stars.

"It wasn't that bad, but it was kind long," Falcons fullback Ovie Mughelli said about the flight in a telephone interview. "I fell asleep two or three times and I thought we were there, and we still weren't halfway there.

"I had to use my iPhone and my laptop. I watched movies on the plane and read a book. I got up and talked to some of my coaches who were on the plane, too."

While the Falcons were enjoying their time in Hawaii, they still were dealing with the abrupt end of their season, a 48-21 loss to the Green Bay Packers in the divisional round of the playoffs.

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