AFC-NFC Pro Bowl
By: Melody Diaz-Trapaga
What is the Pro Bowl? The Pro Bowl is an annual event held by the National Football League (NFL). It features all the leagues’ star players. Every year the best players from the NFC and AFC go head-to-head in an exhibition game to recognize their achievements from that season. The Pro Bowl happens the Sunday before the actual Superbowl. This year the Superbowl will take place February 5th!
Where is the pro bowl happening you might wonder? The Pro Bowl will be taking place in Las Vegas this year. At Intermountain Healthcare Performance center; the raiders practice facility. The pro bowl consists of 88 NFL players. Although not all the players will be present, due to the fact that some made it to the Superbowl! They will battle out in several skills competitions before squaring off in flag football games to close out the event.
Some popular AFC players participating are Trevor Lawrence, Tyler Huntley, Derek Carr, Nick Chubbs, Josh Jacobs, Derrick Henry, Patrick Ricard, Stefon Diggs, Tyreek Hills, Davante Adams, Ja’Marr Chase, and Nick Chubb. Some popular NFC team players that will be participating are Geno Smith, Kirk Cousins, Jared Goff, Saquon Barkley, Dalvin Cook, Christian McCaffrey, Kyle Juszczyk, Justin Jefferson, and CeeDee Lamb.
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