NFL Announces 2017 Pro Bowl Rosters For Game At Camping World Stadium In Late January
By NFL // January 25, 2017
week-long celebration in Orlando
ABOVE: Space Coast Daily’s Alan Zlotorzynski talks with fans during a practice session at the Pro Bowl festivities in Orlando.
(NFL) – The NFL announced the AFC and NFC All-Stars for the 2017 Pro Bowl, which will be played on Sunday, January 29 and simulcast live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes at 8:00 PM ET from Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida.
The 2017 Pro Bowl will feature a return to the traditional AFC vs. NFC format following three years using a revised, “unconferenced” structure.
The Pro Bowl players were determined by the consensus votes of fans, players and coaches. Each group’s vote counted one-third toward determining the 86 Pro Bowl selections announced today.
Two additional “need” players will be chosen by each head coach and must be long snappers. The NFL is the only sports league that combines voting by fans, coaches and players to determine its all-star teams. In 1995, the NFL became the first professional sports league to offer online all-star voting.
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