A couple years back the NFL finally pulled their collective heads out of their rears and brought back the Pro Bowl skills competition. It has always been the most (only) entertaining part of the Pro Bowl. And the showdown happens tonight. Here’s all the details you need to know.
Date: Thursday, Jan. 24
Time: 6:00 pm Pacific (9:00 p.m. ET)
Location: Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Fla.
AFC Coaches: DeMarcus Ware, Jim Kelly
AFC Rosters: Von Miller, Myles Garrett, Kyle Williams, Denzel Ward, Eric Ebron, James Conner, Jamal Adams, Andrew Luck, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Deshaun Watson.
NFC Coaches: Emmitt Smith, Brian Urlacher
NFC rosters: Ryan Kerrigan, Bobby Wagner, Adam Thielen, George Kittle, Mike Evans, Saquon Barkley, Russell Wilson, Cameron Jordan, Mitchell Trubisky, Akiem Hicks.
Events: 40-Yard Splash, Gridiron Gauntlet, Best Hands competition, Precision Passing competition, Epic Pro Bowl Dodgeball
The 40-Yard Splash is new this year, and is a football-inspired take on a fire bucket brigade. Players race to fill up a dunk tank and attempt to hit the target with a football, dunking an opposing team member in the process.