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The Pro Bowl – Everything you need to know

Pro Bowl

What is Pro Bowl?

The Pro Bowl itself is largely forgettable, the pro-football all-star games, known now as the pro bowl, kicked-off for the first time in 1980. The game has conventionally been held after the Super Bowl, but since 2010, has been held between the final week of playoffs and the Super Bowl. However, It’s hard for most football fans to get too excited about the Pro Bowl game, and harder still for a lot of bettors to really seriously pay attention. Many people would argue that the game doesn’t need to be played – that making the Pro Bowl should just be a ceremonial honor, and that we should all be spared from watching typically terrible football.

Moreover, featuring players from the NFC and AFC face off against each other whereas NFC usually wear blue jerseys, while the AFC wear red. Players wear their own helmets of their team to show who they are representing.

Players are picked up into the game by coaches, players, and fans. Being selected to play in the Pro Bowl, is one of the highest honors a player can receive, are also taken into account after ending the player career when they are being an issue for the Hall of Fame. The pro-bowl was revived with a new format where the best players at each position would scrimmage. Both the American Conference and the National Conference would field a team, with the winner getting a significant payout compared to the losers

The game often receives criticism because of participated players rarely play to their fullest potential as they do not want to get injured, nor injure another player. Although, there has number of rules to ensure the game is safer than a regular NFL game. In consequence, the pro bowl typically has been very low ratings compared to NFL regular game.

Most Pro Bowl Appearances by a player:

14: Tom Brady*, Peyton Manning, Tony Gonzalez, Merlin Olsen, Bruce Matthews

13: Jerry Rice, Reggie White

12: Champ Bailey, Ray Lewis, Drew Brees*, Ken Houston, Randall McDaniel, Jim Otto, Junior Seau, Will Shields

11: Larry Allen, Derrick Brooks, Brett Favre, Larry Fitzgerald*, Bob Lilly, Tom Mack, Gino Marchetti, Anthony Munoz, Jonathan Ogden, Willie Roaf, Bruce Smith, Jason Witten, Rod Woodson

10: Joe Greene, Ronnie Lott, Leo Nomellini, Mel Renfro, Jim Ringo, Barry Sanders, Joe Schmidt, Mike Singletary, Lawrence Taylor, Joe Thomas, Johnny Unitas

How many players are selected to the Pro Bowl?

Players for the game are determined by the consensus votes of fans, players and coaches. Each group’s vote counts one-third toward determining the 88 All-Star players who will be selected to the Pro Bowl.

How much do players make in the Pro Bowl?

Two teams of NFL all-stars meet in the Pro Bowl on Sunday afternoon. Players from the winning team will be remunerated a bonus of $67,000 while players on the losing team will get $34,000. So it seems winning the Pro Bowl is more lucrative than losing

How much is Pro Bowl tickets?

Resale tickets for the Pro Bowl typically cost about $150, but this price point can vary depending on the individual seating section within the stadium.

Meet player who yet not featured Pro Bowl roster but do for the 2020 season.

Bowen: Jaire Alexander, CB, Green Bay Packers.

Clay: Kyler Murray, QB, Arizona Cardinals.

Cockcroft: Courtland Sutton, WR, Denver Broncos.

Fowler: Kenny Golladay, WR, Detroit Lions.

Karabell: Austin Ekeler, RB, Los Angeles Chargers.

Reid: Terry McLaurin, WR, Washington Redskins.

Schatz: Darren Waller, TE, Oakland Raiders.

Seifert: Dak Prescott, QB, Dallas Cowboys.

Walder: Joe Thuney, G, New England Patriots.

Yates: Justin Simmons, S, Denver Broncos.

Where is the Pro Bowl 2020 being played?

When: Sunday, January 26, 2020, at 3:00 PM

Where: Camping World Stadium in Orlando, FL.

Pro Bowl Top 5 vote getters of the 2020

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson received 704,699 total fan votes to lead all NFL players in balloting for the 2020 Pro Bowl, Jackson blew by the nearest vote-getter, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, by over 164,000 votes. Patrick Mahomes (468,838 votes), Dalvin Cook (431,748 votes) and Christian McCaffrey (406,477 votes) held even greater gaps between them and Jackson while rounding out the top five.

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