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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]

1985 NFL Pro Bowl
1985 Pro Bowl logo.gif
1234 Total
AFC 09013 22
NFC 0077 14
DateJanuary 27, 1985
StadiumAloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii
MVPMark Gastineau (New York Jets)
RefereeChuck Heberling
Attendance50,385
TV in the United States
NetworkABC
AnnouncersFrank Gifford, Don Meredith & Lynn Swann

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]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "1985 Pro Bowl game book" (PDF). NFL Game Statistics & Information. National Football League. Archived (PDF) 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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