1972 Pro Bowl

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1972 NFL Pro Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
AFC 0 3 13 10 26
NFC 0 6 0 7 13
Date January 23, 1972
Stadium Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California
Co-MVPs Jan Stenerud (Kansas City Chiefs) & Willie Lanier (Kansas City Chiefs)
Referee Ben Dreith
Attendance 53,647
TV in the United States
Network NBC
Announcers Curt Gowdy, Al DeRogatis
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The 1972 Pro Bowl was the NFL's 22nd annual all-star game which featured the outstanding performers from the 1971 season. The game was played on Sunday, January 23, 1972, at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. The final Score was AFC 26, NFC 13. The Kansas City Chiefs swept the Most Valuable Player (MVP) awards, with placekicker Jan Stenerud named the game's offensive MVP and Willie Lanier selected as the defensive MVP.[1]

Attendance at the game was 53,647.[2] Don McCafferty of the Baltimore Colts coached the AFC while the NFC was led by the San Francisco 49ers' Dick Nolan.[3] The referee was Ben Dreith.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Sten' treats NFC pros rudely, 26–13". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. AP. January 24, 1972. pp. 20, 23. Retrieved January 18, 2012. 
  2. ^ "NFL Pro Bowl history". CBSSports.com. Archived from the original on January 16, 2012. Retrieved January 18, 2012. 
  3. ^ "The 1972 Pro Bowl". Bolding Sports Research. Archived from the original on January 18, 2012. Retrieved January 18, 2012. 
  4. ^ "1972 Pro Bowl game book" (PDF). NFL Game Statistics & Information. National Football League. Archived from the original on January 30, 2012. Retrieved January 30, 2012. 

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