NFL Pro Bowl
47th NFL Pro Bowl Game and 27th AFC-NFC contest (NFC leads series, 15-12). Date: Feb. 2 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. Attendance— 50,031. Coaches: Tom Coughlin, Jacksonville (AFC) and Dom Capers, Carolina (NFC). Player of the Game: QB Mark Brunell of Jacksonville, who was 12 for 22 for 236 yards and one touchdown.
1st: NFC—John Kasay 20-yd FG, 4:41. Drive: 63 yards in 9 plays. NFC—Randall McDaniel 5-yd pass from Brett Favre (Kasay kick failed), 11:16. Drive: 66 yards in 7 plays.
2nd: AFC—Cary Blanchard 28-yd FG, 14:33. Drive: 69 yards in 13 plays.
3rd: NFC—Barry Sanders 6-yd run (2-pt conversion failed), 6:09. Drive: 59 yards in 7 plays. AFC—Curtis Martin 3-yd run (Blanchard kick), 9:05. Drive: 71 yards in 6 plays.
4th: AFC—Ashley Ambrose 54-yd INT return (2-pt conversion failed). NFC—Cris Carter 53-yd pass from Gus Frerotte (Wesley Walls pass from Frerotte), 10:53. Drive: 78 yards to 4 plays. AFC— Tim Brown 80-yd pass from Mark Brunell (Blanchard kick), 14:16. Drive: 78 yards in 2 plays.
OT: AFC—Blanchard 37-yd FG, 8:16. Drive: 46 yards in 5 plays.
TV Rating—9.1/15 share (ABC).
As voted on by NFL players and coaches.
Note: QB Elway, DE Smith , OT Zimmerman, S Atwater and CB Carter were injured and unable to play.
Note: WR Rice and CB Sanders were injured and unable to play.
Offense: WR—Tim Brown, Oak. and Keenan McCardell, Jax.; TE—Ben Coates, NE; T— Richmond Webb, Mia.; G—Ruben Brown, Buf.; C— Mark Stepnoski, Hou.; QB—Vinny Testaverde, Bal. and Drew Bledsoe, NE; RB—Curtis Martin, NE; FB— Kimble Anders, KC.
Defense: E—Michael Sinclair, Sea.; T—Michael Dean Perry, Den.; LB—Bryce Paup, Buf. and Levon Kirkland, Pit.; CB—Rod Woodson, Pit.; S—Blaine Bishop, Hou.
Replacements: OFFENSE—QB Mark Brunell, Jax. for Elway; OT Tony Boselli, Jax. for Zimmerman. DEFENSE—S Tyrone Braxton, Den. for Bishop; S Eric Turner, Bal. for Atwater; CB Terry McDaniel, Oak. for Carter; DE Willie McGinest, NE for Smith. NEED PLAYER—Bill Romanowski, Den., LB.
Offense: WR—Cris Carter, Min. and Isaac Bruce, St. L; TE—Keith Jackson, GB; T— Lomas Brown, Ariz.; G—Nate Newton, Dal.; C— Ray Donaldson, Dal.; QB—Troy Aikman, Dal. and Steve Young, SF; RB—Ricky Watters, Phi. FB—Larry Centers, Ariz.
Defense: E—William Fuller, Phi.; T—Eric Swann, Ariz.; LB—Ken Harvey, Wash. and Hardy Nickerson, TB; CB—Eric Davis, Car.; S— Darren Woodson, Dal.
Replacements: OFFENSE—QB Gus Frerotte, Wash. for Aikman; QB Kerry Collins, Car. for Young; C Frank Winters for Donaldson; WR Irving Fryar, Phi. for Rice. DEFENSE—CB Darrell Green for Sanders. NEED PLAYER— William Thomas, Phi., LB.