Bridgewater, Barr, Smith top Griffen and AD in NFL's Pro Bowl

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Team Irvin 49

Team Rice 27

The NFL Pro Bowl team with three Vikings on it beat the NFL Pro Bowl team with just two Vikings on it Sunday night by a score of 49-27.

Team Irvin had Teddy Bridgewater, Anthony Barr and Harrison Smith. Team Rice had Adrian Peterson and Everson Griffen.

Here's how each one did:

Bridgewater

The second-year quarterback threw an interception on his first pass of the game, with 3:24 left in the second quarter. But he bounced back, finishing 6-of-8 for 129 yards and 2 touchdowns – including this long ball:

https://twitter.com/Vikings/status/693989864186884098

Barr

The linebacker had 2 tackles in the game, plus an assist where he and Smith wrapped up Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce.

Smith

A big game for the safety from Notre Dame, with 3 tackles plus an interception off Tyrod Taylor with about 6 minutes left in the third quarter.

Peterson

The NFL's leading rusher didn't do much. He carried the ball five times for 4 yards (though did catch three passes for 20 yards). His longest run of the game was 2 yards.

Griffen

Everson Griffen picked up one tackle.

Tweet of the game

https://twitter.com/eric_j_thompson/status/693983725391089665

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