Papa John's Bowl
"The Grand Papa of Them All"
The winner will receive a $25 Papa John's gift card worth $11.02
Eligibility: Don't suck
2015 Papa John's Bowl Matchup
Finger Blastin' With JPP vs Darf Box
Both teams failed to reach the playoffs in the final week of the season finishing 6–7, one win short of the goal. While there is nothing dishonorable about winning a Papa Johns Bowl you can't help but think... If only things had gone different in week 6 or 7... They face for the third time this season after splitting their Week 6 & 7 match-ups with a total score of 175-165 Finger Blasters. That one loss to the each other proving fatal to their playoff hopes in the end... Each team with plenty of trash talk... and it'll be on full display as Darf Box looks for a second PJB title while the Finger Blasters make their first Papa Johns appearance.
With Halftime Show: Madonna!
Papa John's Bowl History
PAPA JOHNS BOWL V (2015):
Darf Box blasts Finger Blasters – Claim bragging rights in Consolation Bowl
Twas a disappointing end to the season for these teams having narrowly missed a playoff berth. Resulting in a bittersweet bowl bashing as Darf Box destroy the Finger Blasters behind Fitzpatrick, DeAngelo Darf Box, Lacy & Baldwin... Pick any 3, they outscored the entire Blasters team. Darf Box gets the rubber match & the hardware as these teams split match-ups in the regular season, effectively blocking each other from the playoffs. Darf Box becomes a 2-time Papa Johns winner, previously winning PJB2.
PAPA JOHNS BOWL IV (2014):
Centipedes Finally Win Something
Baby Centipedes played like they had nothing to lose (because they already lost it all in W13). They suffocate My Ditka in Her Butkus's first bowl game by score of 77-68. "TD" TY Hilton led the team with 25 points. Perhaps Hilton's greatest accomplishment was not scoring the GW TD in the PJ Bowl – rather it was the GW TD vs the Browns forcing Hoyer out & Manziel in.
PAPA JOHNS BOWL III (2013):
BEER Completes Bowl Trifecta!
Team BEER becomes the first team to win every bowl game (including championship) as they route Darf Box 128 - 106. Drew Brees & Josh Gordon lead the quest for pizza. Darf Box made all the right moves but was unable to defend the PJ Bowl title despite a goose-egg from the BEER Flex.
PAPA JOHNS BOWL II (2012):
Birds kill Dead Birds
Darf Box defeats Dead Birds
NFL-high 44 points for the Seahawks DST felt like 47 for Darf Box with the Texans (-3) for the Dead Birds. Darf Box denied Dead Birds a repeat despite just 14 points from #1 overall pick Aaron Rodgers.
PAPA JOHNS BOWL I (2011):
DEAD BIRDS win the inaugural Papa John's Bowl
Dead Birds defeat Baby Centipedes
Aaron Rodgers & Michael Bush tried to rally the BABY CENTIPEDES late ... but big days from MVP Antonio Gates, Larry Fitzgerald, Mason Crosby & the Lions D/ST helped the DEAD BIRDS win the inaugural Papa John's Bowl 126-105.