LAS VEGAS – The NFL is hosting a revamped Pro Bowl Week called the Pro Bowl Game. The traditional tackle football game is overAllegiant Stadium, home of the Las Vegas Raiders, hosts a series of skill competitions and three flag football games on Thursdays and Sundays. Points will be contested at all events to determine the overall AFC and NFC winners.
Peyton Manning will coach the AFC team and his brother Eli will coach the NFC. Roster selections were determined by consensus votes of fans, players and coaches. Each group’s vote counted he third to determine the 88 players.
Now let’s see what you can expect.
How to watch?
Thursday Skills Competition from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM ET on ESPN and ESPN+; Sunday Skills Competition and Flag Games from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM ET on ABC, ESPN/ It airs on ESPN+.
Thursday, February 2nd
Epic Pro Bowl Dodgeball: This is a classic dodgeball multi-round tournament with four teams of five players each. It begins with the AFC and NFC offenses and defenses competing against each other, culminating in the final round of AFC vs. NFC. Overall winner he will be given 3 points.
lightning round: This is a new event for 2023. Sixteen players are selected in each conference to compete in a three-part competition, and he has three points at stake. The first event is the Splash Catch, where teammates from each conference throw water balloons at each other from a distance. The event then moves to “High Stakes”, where the advancing player is challenged to catch a punt from his JUGS machine. In the final stage, the rest of the players move to the “Thrill of the Spill”, where players aim for a bucket hanging over the opposing team’s coach. The team that dumps the bucket first wins.
longest drive: Four players from each conference compete for the longest drive off the golf tees. Each player makes his three swings and the winner is determined by the longest drive within a given boundary. The winner gets 3 points.
precision pass: Each of the three quarterbacks in each conference participates in a one-minute competition that tests their accuracy. The quarterback with the most goals scored him 3 points in his meeting.
best catch: Two players from each conference compete to showcase their creativity by showcasing receptions filmed at iconic locations around Las Vegas. Online fan voting will determine the favorites for each conference, and the two finalists will compete in the next round on Sunday.
February 5 (Sun)
best catch: Thursday’s two finalists will compete in front of a panel of celebrity judges to determine the overall winner.
Gridiron Gauntlet: In the race format, 6 players from each conference compete in a 4-part 40-yard long gauntlet. Some of the challenges include running tires and pushing blocking sleds to cross the finish line.
kick tuck toe: Kickers, Punters, and Long Snappers face off in a giant tic-tac-toe showcasing their skills. The first team to complete a connecting line with 3 squares, in that meeting he gets 3 points.
move the chain: Two teams from each conference compete in a weighted wall pull that tests strength and speed. Each team of 5 players must pull a wall of heavy weights 10 yards. Best of 3 competitions are worth 3 points.
flag a soccer match: The meeting that wins the first two flag games scores 6 points. Points from the Skills Competition and his first two flag games are added together and carried forward as a score at the start of his final third flag game. The winner at the end of that game will be the winner conference.