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NFC Defeats AFC, 55-41

Brees completes four of six passes for 68 yards in win

HONOLULU --The NFC defeated the AFC 55-41 Sunday night in Aloha Stadium. QB Drew Brees entered the contest late in the third quarter and completed four of six passes for 68 yards. S Roman Harper had three tackles and LB Jonathan Vilma had two.

Guards Jahri Evans and Carl Nicks also competed in the contest

Redskins DB DeAngelo Hall was named MVP of the game have he had one of his team's five interceptions and returned a fumble 34 yards for a touchdown.

AFC quarterbacks Philip Rivers, Peyton Manning and Matt Cassel each threw first-half interceptions to help the NFC blow open a 42-0 lead in a performance ugly even by the historically low standards of this game.

Fittingly for this strange contest, center Alex Mack of Cleveland scored the final touchdown on a 67-yard pass play that featured two laterals with 16 seconds left.

Carolina's Jon Beason returned the fifth interception thrown by the AFC, and second by Matt Cassel, 59 yards for the NFC's final touchdown to match the single-team scoring record set in the NFC's 55-52 victory in 2004.

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