1998–99 NFL Season: Reserves

Updated September 14, 2021 | Infoplease Staff

49th NFL Pro Bowl Game and 29th AFC-NFC contest (NFC leads series, 15-14). Date: Feb. 7 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. Coaches: Bill Belichick, NYJ, replacing Bill Parcells (AFC) and Dennis Green, Min. (NFC). Players of the Game: WR Keyshawn Johnson of the NY Jets who had 7 catches for 87 yards, and DB Ty Law of New England who returned an interception 67 yards for a TD.

NFC 3 0 7 0— 10
AFC 7 3 10 3— 23
1st: AFC—Sam Gash 3-yd pass from John Elway (Jason Elam kick), 10:51; NFC—Gary Anderson 23-yd FG, 5:49.
2nd: AFC—Elam 23-yd FG, 3:29.
3rd: AFC—Ty Law 67-yd interception return (Elam kick), 9:42; NFC—Emmitt Smith 3-yd run (Anderson kick), 6:31; AFC—Elam 46-yd FG, 2:22.
4th: AFC—Elam 26-yd FG, 13:58.
Attendance— 50,075. TV Rating— 8.1/13 share (ABC). Time— 3:16.

As voted on by NFL players and coaches.

American Conference

Pos Offense Pos Defense
WR Jimmy Smith, Jax. E Michael McCrary, Bal.
WR Ed McCaffrey, Den. E Bruce Smith, Buf.
TE Shannon Sharpe*, Den. T Darrell Russell, Oak.
T Tony Boselli, Jax. T Tim Bowens*, Mia.
T Jonathan Ogden, Bal. LB Chad Brown, Sea.
G Ruben Brown, Buf. LB Mo Lewis, NYJ
G Bruce Matthews*, Ten. LB Junior Seau, SD
C Dermontti Dawson, Pit. CB Ty Law, NE
QB John Elway, Den. CB Aaron Glenn*, NYJ
RB Terrell Davis, Den. S Rodney Harrison, SD
RB Marshall Faulk, Ind. S Steve Atwater, Den.
FB Sam Gash, Buf. P Craig Hentrich, Ten.
K Jason Elam, Den. ST Bennie Thompson, Bal.
KR Jermaine Lewis, Bal.    
* injured and unable to play.


Offense: WR—Eric Moulds, Buf. and Keyshawn Johnson, NYJ; TE—Ben Coates, NE; T—Tony Jones, Den.; G—Will Shields, KC; C—Tom Nalen, Den.; QB—Vinny Testaverde, NYJ and Doug Flutie, Buf.; RB—Eddie George, Tenn.

Defense: E—Michael Sinclair, Sea.; T—Ted Washington, Buf.; LB—Bill Romanowski, Den. and Ray Lewis, Bal.; CB—Shawn Springs, Sea.; S—Lawyer Milloy, NE.

Replacements: OFFENSE—G Mark Schlereth, Den. for Matthews; TE Frank Wycheck, Ten. for Sharpe. DEFENSE—T Cortez Kennedy, Sea. for Bowens; CB Charles Woodson, Oak. for Glenn. NEED PLAYER—Peter Boulware, Bal., LB.

National Conference

Pos Offense Pos Defense
WR Randy Moss, Min. E Reggie White, GB
WR Antonio Freeman, GB E Michael Strahan, NYG
TE Mark Chmura, GB T John Randle, Min.
T Larry Allen, Dal. T Warren Sapp, TB
T William Roaf*, NO LB Derrick Brooks, TB
G Randall McDaniel, Min. LB Kevin Greene, Car.
G Kevin Gogan, SF LB Jessie Tuggle, Atl.
C Jeff Christy, Min. CB Deion Sanders, Dal.
QB Steve Young, SF CB Ray Buchanan, Atl.
RB Barry Sanders*, Det. S LeRoy Butler, GB
RB Jamal Anderson, Atl. S Eugene Robinson, Atl.
FB Mike Alstott, TB P Matt Turk, Was.
K Gary Anderson, Min. ST Michael Bates, Car.
KR Roell Preston, GB    
* injured and unable to play.


Offense: WR—Cris Carter, Min. and Jerry Rice, SF; TE—Wesley Walls, Car.; T— Todd Steussie, Min.; G—Nate Newton, Dal.; C— Tony Mayberry, TB; QB—Randall Cunningham, Min. and Chris Chandler, Atl.; RB—Garrison Hearst*, SF.

Defense: E—Joe Johnson, NO; T—Leon Lett, Dal.; LB—Jessie Armstead, NYG and Ed McDaniel*, Min.; CB—Aeneas Williams, Ari.; S—Darren Woodson, Dal.

Replacements: OFFENSE—T Bob Whitfield, Atl. for Roaf; RB Emmitt Smith, Dal. for Hearst; RB Robert Smith, Min. for Sanders. DEFENSE—LB Hardy Nickerson, TB for McDaniel. NEED PLAYER—Winfred Tubbs, SF, LB.


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1998–99 NFL Season
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