1985 Pro Bowl

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1985 NFL Pro Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
AFC 0 9 0 13 22
NFC 0 0 7 7 14
Date January 27, 1985
Stadium Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii
MVP Mark Gastineau (New York Jets)
Referee Chuck Heberling
Attendance 50,385
Broadcast (US)
Network ABC
Announcers Frank Gifford, Don Meredith & Lynn Swann

The 1985 Pro Bowl was the NFL's 35th annual all-star game which featured the outstanding performers from the 1984 season. The game was played on Sunday, January 27, 1985, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii before a crowd of 50,385.[1] The final score was AFC 22, NFC 14.[2]

Chuck Noll of the Pittsburgh Steelers led the AFC team against an NFC team coached by Chicago Bears head coach Mike Ditka.[3] The referee was Chuck Heberling.[1]

Mark Gastineau of the New York Jets was named the game's Most Valuable Player.[2] Players on the winning AFC team received $10,000 apiece while the NFC participants each took home $5,000.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1985 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 "AFC's defense scoops up Pro Bowl win". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. AP. January 28, 1985. p. 18. Retrieved January 16, 2012. 
  3. ^ "49ers, Dolphins get another shot Sunday in Pro Bowl tilt". The Vindicator (Youngstown, Ohio). AP. January 26, 1985. p. 14. Retrieved January 31, 2012. 
  4. ^ "NFL Pro Bowl history". CBSSports.com. Archived from the original on January 16, 2012. Retrieved January 16, 2012. 

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