2007 Pro Bowl

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2007 NFL Pro Bowl
2007 Pro Bowl.svg
1 2 3 4 Total
NFC 0 14 0 14 28
AFC 0 14 7 10 31
Date February 10, 2007
Stadium Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii
MVP Carson Palmer (Cincinnati Bengals)
Referee Larry Nemmers
Attendance 50,410[1]
National anthem Jasmine Trias
Coin toss Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann
TV in the United States
Network CBS
Announcers Greg Gumbel, Phil Simms, Dan Dierdorf, and Shannon Sharpe
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The 2007 Pro Bowl was the NFL's all-star game for the 2006 season. The game took place on February 10, 2007, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. The game was held on a Saturday instead of the usual Sunday after the Super Bowl because of a request by broadcaster CBS.[2] The 2007 Pro Bowl marked the 28th consecutive time that the National Football League's all-star game is held in Honolulu. The NFC was coached by Sean Payton of the New Orleans Saints. The AFC was coached by Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots.

AFC quarterback Carson Palmer was selected as the Most Valuable Player of the game. This Pro Bowl is mainly remembered for Sean Taylor's big hit on Buffalo Bills punter Brian Moorman.

Scoring summary[edit]

  • 1st Quarter
    • None.
  • 2nd Quarter
    AFC quarterback Vince Young scrambles past Antonio Pierce for a first down during the third quarter.
  • 3rd Quarter
    • AFC – LaDainian Tomlinson 3-yard run (Nate Kaeding kick), 9:36. AFC 21–14. Drive: 9 plays, 57 yards, 5:19.
  • 4th Quarter
    • AFC – Chad Johnson 42-yard pass from Palmer (Nate Kaeding kick), 12:47. AFC 28–14. Drive: 3 plays, 71 yards, 1:24.
    • NFC – Steven Jackson 4-yard run (Failed 2 pt. conversion pass from Tony Romo), 2:52. AFC 28–20. Drive: 4 plays, 11 yards, 1:25.
    • NFC – Anquan Boldin 47-yard pass from Tony Romo (S. Smith 2 pt. conversion pass from Tony Romo), 1:48. Tied 28–28. Drive: 4 plays, 58 yards, 1:04.
    • AFC – Nate Kaeding 21-yard FG, 0:00. AFC 31–28. Drive: 7 plays, 63 yards, 1:48.

AFC roster[edit]

Offense[edit]

Position: Starters: Reserves:
Quarterback 18 Peyton Manning, Indianapolis   9 Carson Palmer, Cincinnati
17 Philip Rivers, San Diego[b]
10 Vince Young, Tennessee[a][e]
Running back 21 LaDainian Tomlinson, San Diego 27 Larry Johnson, Kansas City
39 Willie Parker, Pittsburgh
Fullback 41 Lorenzo Neal, San Diego
Wide receiver 80 Andre Johnson, Houston
85 Chad Johnson, Cincinnati
88 Marvin Harrison, Indianapolis
87 Reggie Wayne, Indianapolis
Tight end 85 Antonio Gates, San Diego 88 Tony Gonzalez, Kansas City
Offensive tackle 71 Willie Anderson, Cincinnati[b]
75 Jonathan Ogden, Baltimore[b]
78 Tarik Glenn, Indianapolis[c]
73 Marcus McNeill, San Diego[a][c]
72 Matt Light, New England[a]
Offensive guard 66 Alan Faneca, Pittsburgh
68 Will Shields, Kansas City
54 Brian Waters, Kansas City
Center 63 Jeff Saturday, Indianapolis 61 Nick Hardwick, San Diego

Defense[edit]

Position: Starters: Reserves:
Defensive end 99 Jason Taylor, Miami
94 Aaron Schobel, Buffalo
56 Derrick Burgess, Oakland
Defensive tackle 93 Richard Seymour, New England[b]
76 Jamal Williams, San Diego
98 Casey Hampton, Pittsburgh[c]
98 John Henderson, Jacksonville[a]
Outside linebacker 96 Adalius Thomas, Baltimore
56 Shawne Merriman, San Diego
55 Terrell Suggs, Baltimore
Inside linebacker 56 Al Wilson, Denver[b]
54 Zach Thomas, Miami[c]
52 Ray Lewis, Baltimore[a][b]
57 Bart Scott, Baltimore[a]
Cornerback 24 Champ Bailey, Denver
27 Rashean Mathis, Jacksonville
21 Chris McAlister, Baltimore
Strong safety 43 Troy Polamalu, Pittsburgh
Free safety 20 Ed Reed, Baltimore 47 John Lynch, Denver

Special teams[edit]

Position: Player:
Punter   8 Brian Moorman, Buffalo
Placekicker 10 Nate Kaeding, San Diego
Kick returner 22 Justin Miller, N.Y. Jets
Special teamer 81 Kassim Osgood, San Diego
Long snapper 50 David Binn, San Diego[d]

NFC roster[edit]

Offense[edit]

Position: Starters: Reserves:
Quarterback   9 Drew Brees, New Orleans 10 Marc Bulger, St. Louis
  9 Tony Romo, Dallas
Running back 21 Frank Gore, San Francisco 21 Tiki Barber, N.Y. Giants
39 Steven Jackson, St. Louis
Fullback 38 Mack Strong, Seattle
Wide receiver 81 Torry Holt, St. Louis[b]
89 Steve Smith, Carolina
80 Donald Driver, Green Bay[c]
81 Anquan Boldin, Arizona
11 Roy Williams, Detroit[a]
Tight end 83 Alge Crumpler, Atlanta 80 Jeremy Shockey, N.Y. Giants[b]
82 Jason Witten, Dallas[a]
Offensive tackle 71 Walter Jones, Seattle
70 Jammal Brown, New Orleans[b]
76 Flozell Adams, Dallas[a][c]
60 Chris Samuels, Washington
Offensive guard 76 Steve Hutchinson, Minnesota
73 Shawn Andrews, Philadelphia[b]
71 Larry Allen, San Francisco[c]
74 Ruben Brown, Chicago[a]
Center 57 Olin Kreutz, Chicago[b]
78 Matt Birk, Minnesota[c]
65 Andre Gurode, Dallas[a]

Defense[edit]

Position: Starters: Reserves:
Defensive end 90 Julius Peppers, Carolina
91 Will Smith, New Orleans
74 Aaron Kampman, Green Bay
Defensive tackle 91 Tommie Harris, Chicago[b]
93 Kevin Williams, Minnesota
77 Kris Jenkins, Carolina[c]
94 Pat Williams, Minnesota[a]
Outside linebacker 55 Lance Briggs, Chicago[b]
94 DeMarcus Ware, Dallas
59 Julian Peterson, Seattle[c]
55 Derrick Brooks, Tampa Bay[a]
Inside linebacker 54 Brian Urlacher, Chicago[b]
51 Lofa Tatupu, Seattle[c]
58 Antonio Pierce, N.Y. Giants[a]
Cornerback 20 Ronde Barber, Tampa Bay
21 DeAngelo Hall, Atlanta
26 Lito Sheppard, Philadelphia[b]
27 Walt Harris, San Francisco[a]
Strong safety 24 Adrian Wilson, Arizona
Free safety 20 Brian Dawkins, Philadelphia[b]
31 Roy Williams, Dallas[c]
21 Sean Taylor, Washington[a]

Special teams[edit]

Position: Player:
Punter   1 Mat McBriar, Dallas
Placekicker   9 Robbie Gould, Chicago
Kick returner 23 Devin Hester, Chicago
Special teamer 94 Brendon Ayanbadejo, Chicago
Long snapper 83 Dave Moore, Tampa Bay[d]

Notes:

a Replacement selection due to injury or vacancy
b Injured player; selected but did not play
c Replacement starter; selected as reserve
d "Need player"; named by coach
e Tom Brady was first alternate, but he declined[3]

Number of selections by team[edit]

  • 11 selections:
    • San Diego Chargers
  • 8 selections:
    • Chicago Bears
  • 7 selections:
    • Dallas Cowboys, Baltimore Ravens
  • 5 selections:
    • Indianapolis Colts
  • 4 selections:
    • Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings, Pittsburgh Steelers, Seattle Seahawks
  • 3 selections:
    San Francisco 49ers, Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia Eagles, St. Louis Rams, New York Giants, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • 2 selections:
    • Arizona Cardinals, Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills, Green Bay Packers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, Washington Redskins
  • 1 selection:
    • Tennessee Titans, Houston Texans, New York Jets, Oakland Raiders, Detroit Lions
  • No selections:
    • Cleveland Browns

Officials[edit]

2007 Pro Bowl Cheerleading Squad[edit]

[4]

AFC[edit]

  • Leslie Man Anderson, Baltimore Ravens
  • Aimee, Buffalo Bills
  • Deanna Hazeley, Cincinnati Bengals
  • Holly Flahery, Denver Broncos
  • Tiffany Engelking, Houston Texans
  • Kristie Minton, Indianapolis Colts
  • Amy Froemming, Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Shanna Hill, Kansas City Chiefs
  • Jaime Edmondson, Miami Dolphins
  • Briana Lee, New England Patriots
  • Megan Myers, Oakland Raiders
  • Stacie Gazonas, San Diego Chargers
  • Jennifer Hill, Tennessee Titans

NFC[edit]

  • Brooke Castaneda, Arizona Cardinals
  • Jamie Ratliff, Atlanta Falcons
  • Kelly Randazzo, Carolina Panthers
  • Megan Fox, Dallas Cowboys
  • Stephanie Baker, Minnesota Vikings
  • Kristen Aucoin, New Orleans Saints
  • Amanda Wynn, Philadelphia Eagles
  • Janelle Delgado, San Francisco 49ers
  • Colleen Murphy, Seattle Seahawks
  • Erin Donnelly, St. Louis Rams
  • Jessica Diaz, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Kimberly Linberger, Washington Redskins

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