NFL Pro Bowl
52nd NFL Pro Bowl Game and 32nd AFC-NFC contest (series is tied, 16-16). Date: Feb. 9, 2002 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. Coaches: Bill Cowher, Pit. (AFC) and Andy Reid, Phi. (NFC). Most Valuable Player: QB Rich Gannon, Oak. (8 for 10, 137 yds, 2 TD).
1st: NFC—Ahman Green 2-yd run (David Akers kick), 14:33; NFC—Akers 29-yd FG, 11:30; AFC—Marvin Harrison 55-yd pass from Rich Gannon (Jason Elam kick), 10:32; AFC—Curtis Martin 4-yd run (Elam kick), 8:36; AFC—Priest Holmes 39-yd run (Elam kick), 4:43; NFC—Akers 41-yd FG, 0:00.
2nd: AFC—Ken Dilger 18-yd pass from Gannon (Elam kick), 12:03; NFC—Akers 49-yd FG, 0:06.
4th: NFC—Terrell Owens 8-yd pass from Donovan McNabb (Akers kick), 8:12; AFC—Elam 38-yd FG, 3:41; AFC—Ray Lewis 13-yd interception return (Elam kick), 2:49; NFC—Garrison Hearst 15-yd pass from McNabb (Akers kick), 1:32.
Attendance— 50,301. TV Rating— 4.3/9 share (ABC). Time— 3:26.
As voted on by NFL players, coaches, and fans. (*) denotes injured and unable to play.
Offense: WR—Tim Brown, Oak. and Jimmy Smith*, Jax; TE—Shannon Sharpe, Bal. and Dwayne Carswell, Den.; T—Walter Jones, Sea.; G—Ruben Brown, Buf.; C—Bruce Matthews, Ten.; QB—Tom Brady, NE and Kordell Stewart, Pit.; RB—Priest Holmes, KC and Jerome Bettis*, Pit.
Defense: E—Jevon Kearse, Ten.; T—Sam Adams, Bal.; LB—Junior Seau, SD and Zach Thomas*, Mia.; CB—Deltha O'Neal, Den.; SS—Lawyer Milloy, NE.
Replacements: OFFENSE—WR Troy Brown, NE for R. Smith; WR Hines Ward, Pit. for J. Smith; TE Ken Dilger, Ind. for Gonzalez; RB Corey Dillon, Cin. for Bettis. DEFENSE—T Gary Walker, Ten. for Pryce; LB Al Wilson, Den. for Thomas; CB Ryan McNeil, SD for Madison; CB Ty Law, NE for Woodson. NEED PLAYER—LB Kendrell Bell, Pit.
Offense: WR—Isaac Bruce*, St.L and Keyshawn Johnson, TB; TE—Wesley Walls*, Car. and Chad Lewis, Phi.; T— James Williams, Chi.; G—Ray Brown, SF; C—Matt Birk*, Min.; QB—Jeff Garcia, SF and Kurt Warner, St.L; RB—Ahman Green, GB and Garrison Hearst, SF.
Defense: E—Robert Porcher, Det.; T—Bryant Young, SF; LB—Jessie Armstead, NYG and Jeremiah Trotter, Phi.; CB—Troy Vincent*, Phi.; SS—John Lynch, TB.
Replacements: OFFENSE—WR Torry Holt, St.L for Bruce; T Tra Thomas, Phi. for Pace; G Adam Timmerman, St.L for Allen; C Jeremy Newberry, SF for Birk; TE Byron Chamberlain, Min. for Walls; QB Donovan McNabb, Phi. for Favre. DEFENSE—T Ted Washington, Chi. for Sapp; LB Dexter Coakley, Dal. for Brooks; CB Champ Bailey, Wash. for Vincent. NEED PLAYER—LB Keith Brooking, Atl.