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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]

1982 NFL Pro Bowl
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1234 Total
AFC 00133 16
NFC 0607 13
DateJanuary 31, 1982
StadiumAloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii
Co-MVPsKellen Winslow (San Diego Chargers), Lee Roy Selmon (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
RefereeRed Cashion
Attendance49,521
TV in the United States
NetworkABC
AnnouncersAl Michaels, Fran Tarkenton, Lynn Swann & Russ Francis

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.

ReferencesEdit

  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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