1982 Pro Bowl

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1982 NFL Pro Bowl
1982 Pro Bowl logo.gif
1234 Total
AFC 00133 16
NFC 0607 13
Date January 31, 1982
Stadium Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii
Co-MVPs Kellen Winslow (San Diego Chargers), Lee Roy Selmon (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
Referee Red Cashion
Attendance 49,521
TV in the United States
Network ABC
Announcers Al Michaels, Fran Tarkenton, Lynn Swann & Russ Francis

The 1982 Pro Bowl was the NFL's 32nd annual all-star game which featured the outstanding performers from the 1981 season. The game was played on Sunday, January 31, 1982, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii in front of a crowd of 49,521.[1] The final score was AFC 16, NFC 13.[1]

Don Shula of the Miami Dolphins led the AFC team against an NFC team coached by Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach John McKay.[1] The referee was Red Cashion.[1]

The NFC gained a 13-13 tie with 2:43 to go when Tony Dorsett ran four yards for a touchdown. In the drive to the game-winning field goal, Dan Fouts completed 3 passes, including a 23-yarder to Kellen Winslow that put the ball on the NFC's 5-yard line to set up a 23-yard game winning field goal by Nick Lowery to earn AFC a victory.

Kellen Winslow of the San Diego Chargers and Lee Roy Selmon of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were named the game's Most Valuable Players.[2] The referee was Red Cashion.[1]

Players on the winning AFC team received $5,000 apiece while the NFC participants each took home $2,500.[3] The total number of tickets sold for the game was 50,402 which set a new ticket sales record for Aloha Stadium.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "1982 Pro Bowl game book" (PDF). NFL Game Statistics & Information. National Football League. Archived (PDF) from the original on January 31, 2012. Retrieved January 30, 2012.
  2. ^ "No 'O' in Pro Bowl". Spokane Chronicle. AP. February 1, 1982. p. 18. Retrieved January 16, 2012.
  3. ^ "NFL Pro Bowl history". CBSSports.com. Archived from the original on January 16, 2012. Retrieved January 16, 2012.

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