1992 Pro Bowl

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1992 NFL Pro Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
AFC 7 5 0 3 15
NFC 7 7 0 7 21
Date February 2, 1992
Stadium Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii
MVP Michael Irvin (Dallas Cowboys)
Referee Gerald Austin
Attendance 50,209
TV in the United States
Network ESPN
Announcers Mike Patrick, Joe Theismann & Chris Berman
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The 1992 Pro Bowl was the NFL's 42nd annual all-star game which featured the outstanding performers from the 1991 season. The game was played on Sunday, February 2, 1992, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii before a crowd of 50,209.[1] The final score was NFC 21, AFC 15.[2] [3]

Dan Reeves of the Denver Broncos led the AFC team against an NFC team coached by Detroit Lions head coach Wayne Fontes.[2] The referee was Gerald Austin.[1]

Michael Irvin of the Dallas Cowboys was the game's MVP. All four starting linebackers of the New Orleans Saints, who were collectively nicknamed the Dome Patrol, were part of the NFC squad. The Dome Patrol consisted of Rickey Jackson, Sam Mills, Vaughan Johnson, and Pat Swilling.[4] Players on the winning NFC team received $10,000 apiece while the AFC participants each took home $5,000.[5]

AFC roster[edit]

Offense[edit]

Position Starter(s) Reserve(s)
Quarterback 12 Jim Kelly, Buffalo   7 John Elway, Denver
  1 Warren Moon, Houston
13 Dan Marino, Miami
  7 Ken O'Brien, N. Y. Jets
Running back 34 Thurman Thomas, Buffalo 28 Gaston Green, Denver
35 Marion Butts, San Diego
Fullback 35 Christian Okoye, Kansas City 32 John Williams, Seattle
Wide receiver 83 Andre Reed, Buffalo
84 Haywood Jeffires, Houston
83 Mark Clayton, Miami
80 James Lofton, Buffalo
Tight end 85 Marv Cook, New England 88 Ethan Horton, L. A. Raiders
Offensive tackle 78 Anthony Munoz, Cincinnati
78 Bruce Armstrong, New England
78 Richmond Webb, Miami
Offensive guard 63 Mike Munchak, Houston
76 Steve Wisniewski, L. A. Raiders
51 Jim Richter, Buffalo
Center 74 Bruce Matthews, Houston 72 Don Mosebar, L. A. Raiders

Defense[edit]

Position Starter(s) Reserve(s)
Defensive end 93 Greg Townsend, L. A. Raiders
95 William Fuller, Houston
90 Neil Smith, Kansas City
Defensive tackle 92 Michael Dean Perry, Cleveland
79 Ray Childress, Houston
96 Cortez Kennedy, Seattle
Outside linebacker 97 Cornelius Bennett, Buffalo
58 Derrick Thomas, Kansas City
56 Darryl Talley, Buffalo
95 Greg Lloyd, Pittsburgh
Inside linebacker 54 Al Smith, Houston 77 Karl Mecklenburg, Denver
55 Junior Seau, San Diego
Cornerback 28 Cris Dishman, Houston
22 Gill Byrd, San Diego
26 Rod Woodson, Pittsburgh
Free safety 27 Steve Atwater, Denver
Strong safety 42 Ronnie Lott, L. A. Raiders 49 Dennis Smith, Denver

Special teams[edit]

Position Starter(s) Reserve(s)
Punter   7 Jeff Gossett, L. A. Raiders
Placekicker 18 Jeff Jaeger, L. A. Raiders
Kick returner 81 Tim Brown, L. A. Raiders
Special teamer 89 Steve Tasker, Buffalo

NFC roster[edit]

Offense[edit]

Position Starter(s) Reserve(s)
Quarterback 11 Mark Rypien, Washington   8 Troy Aikman, Dallas
12 Chris Miller, Atlanta
Running back 20 Barry Sanders, Detroit 21 Earnest Byner, Washington
22 Emmitt Smith, Dallas
Fullback 35 Neal Anderson, Chicago
Wide receiver 88 Michael Irvin, Dallas
80 Jerry Rice, San Francisco
84 Gary Clark, Washington
80 Andre Rison, Atlanta
Tight end 84 Jay Novacek, Dallas 83 Steve Jordan, Minnesota
Offensive tackle 79 Jim Lachey, Washington
75 Lomas Brown, Detroit
75 Chris Hinton, Atlanta
Offensive guard 64 Randall McDaniel, Minnesota
62 Guy McIntyre, San Francisco
69 Mark Schlereth, Washington
Center 63 Jay Hilgenberg, Chicago 65 Bart Oates, N. Y. Giants

Defense[edit]

Position Starter(s) Reserve(s)
Defensive end 92 Reggie White, Philadelphia
96 Clyde Simmons, Philadelphia
71 Charles Mann, Washington
Defensive tackle 99 Jerome Brown, Philadelphia
93 Jerry Ball, Detroit
97 Henry Thomas, Minnesota
Outside linebacker 56 Pat Swilling, New Orleans
59 Seth Joyner, Philadelphia
94 Charles Haley, San Francisco
Inside linebacker 50 Mike Singletary, Chicago 51 Sam Mills, New Orleans
54 Chris Spielman, Detroit
53 Vaughan Johnson, New Orleans
Cornerback 28 Darrell Green, Washington
21 Deion Sanders, Atlanta
21 Eric Allen, Philadelphia
Free safety 36 Bennie Blades, Detroit 20 Mark Carrier, Chicago
Strong safety 46 Tim McDonald, Phoenix 23 Shaun Gayle, Chicago

Special teams[edit]

Position Starter(s) Reserve(s)
Punter   3 Rich Camarillo, Phoenix
Placekicker   8 Chip Lohmiller, Washington
Kick returner 23 Mel Gray, Detroit
Special teamer 37 Bennie Thompson, New Orleans

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1992 Pro Bowl game book" (PDF). NFL Game Statistics & Information. National Football League. Archived from the original on January 31, 2012. Retrieved January 31, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Pro Bowl 1992". Pro Bowl Online. Archived from the original on January 30, 2012. Retrieved January 30, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Rypien wraps up winning season, passing for two TDs in Pro Bowl". The Blade (Toledo, Ohio). AP. February 3, 1992. pp. 15, 16. Retrieved January 31, 2012. 
  4. ^ "The Dome Patrol". New Orleans Saints history. Archived from the original on January 31, 2012. Retrieved January 31, 2012. 
  5. ^ "NFL Pro Bowl history". CBSSports.com. Archived from the original on January 16, 2012. Retrieved January 31, 2012. 

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