NFL Pro Bowl
51st NFL Pro Bowl Game and 31st AFC-NFC contest (NFC leads series, 16-15). Date: Feb. 4, 2001 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. Coaches: Dennis Green, Min. (NFC) and Jon Gruden, Oak. (AFC). Most Valuable Player: QB Rich Gannon, Oak. (12 for 14, 160 yds, 2 TD).
1st: AFC—Tony Gonzalez 8-yd pass from Rich Gannon (Matt Stover kick), 5:22; AFC—Marvin Harrison 16-yd pass from Gannon (Stover kick), 10:52.
2nd: AFC—Stover 29-yd FG, 1:19; NFC—Martin Gramatica 48-yd FG, 5:43; AFC—Jimmy Smith 2-yd pass from Peyton Manning (Stover kick), 14:06.
3rd: NFC—Terrell Owens 17-yd pass from Donovan McNabb (Gramatica kick), 1:21; AFC—Harrison 24-yd pass from Manning (Stover kick), 3:50; NFC—Torry Holt 20-yd pass from Daunte Culpepper (Gramatica kick), 11:38.
4th: AFC—Edgerrin James 20-yd run (Stover kick), 3:41.
Attendance— 50,128. TV Rating— 4.7/9 share (ABC). Time— 3:01.
As voted on by NFL players, coaches, and fans. (*) denotes injured and unable to play.
Offense: WR—Rod Smith, Den. and Jimmy Smith, Jax; TE—Frank Wycheck, Ten.; T—Brad Hopkins, Ten.; G—Steve Wisniewski, Oak.; C—Tom Nalen*, Den.; QB—Peyton Manning, Ind. and Brian Griese*, Den.; RB—Corey Dillon, Cin. and Eddie George, Ten.
Defense: E—Jevon Kearse, Ten.; T—Ted Washington, Buf.; LB—Jason Gildon, Pit. and Sam Cowart, Buf.; CB—Charles Woodson, Oak.; FS—Brock Marion, Mia.
Replacements: OFFENSE—T Lincoln Kennedy, Oak. for Boselli; T Will Shields, KC for Matthews; C Tim Ruddy, Mia. for Nalen; QB—Elvis Grbac, KC for Griese. NEED PLAYER—LB Zach Thomas, Mia.
Offense: WR—Cris Carter, Min. and Terrell Owens, SF; TE—Stephen Alexander, Wash.; T— Korey Stringer, Min.; G—Ron Stone, NYG; C—Matt Birk, Min.; QB—Jeff Garcia, SF and Kurt Warner*, St.L; RB—Robert Smith*, Min. and Charlie Garner, SF.
Defense: E—Marco Coleman, Wash.; T—Luther Elliss, Det.; LB—Keith Mitchell, NO and Jeremiah Trotter, Phi.; CB—Donnie Abraham, TB; S—Robert Griffith, Min.
Replacements: OFFENSE—WR Joe Horn, NO and Torry Holt, St.L for Moss and Bruce; QB Donovan McNabb, Phi. for Warner; RB Stephen Davis, Wash. and Warrick Dunn, TB for Faulk and Smith. DEFENSE—LB Brian Urlacher, Chi. for Boyd. NEED PLAYER—LB Mark Fields, NO.