Pro Bowl 2019: Complete Rosters, How to Watch, Live Stream AFC Vs NFC.The NFL regular season and the playoffs are over and Super Bowl LIII is still a week away, which means it’s time for the 2019 Pro Bowl to take center stage.Like it or loathe it, and many are in the latter camp, the event has been part of the NFL’s landscape in one guise or the other for over half a century and never fails to generate debate.
Here’s everything you need to know about this year’s Pro Bowl.
When and where is the game?
The 2019 Pro Bowl is scheduled to kick off at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, January 27 at the Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida.
The Pro Bowl has been staged at the venue since 2017 and the stadium also hosts the Citrus Bowl, the Camping World Bowl and the Cure Bowl each year.
Where can I watch the game?
ESPN, ESPN Deportes, ABC and Disney XD will broadcast the game, which will also be streamed live on ESPN’s website. Joe Tessitore is the play-by-play announcer and will be joined by Jason Witten and Booger McFarland as color analysts.
For those who prefer listening to the radio, the Pro Bowl will also be broadcast by Westwood One Radio Network.
The Pro Bowl returned to a conference split structure in 2016 and this year is no different, with the AFC taking on the NFC.
As usual, a number of players initially named to play in the Pro Bowl are unable to feature, either because of injuries or because their respective teams are preparing for the Super Bowl. Jared Goff and Todd Gurley won’t play for the NFC, while Aaron Rodgers, Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz, Chicago Bears linebacker Khalil Mack and Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones are all out injured.
Similarly, Tom Brady won’t be involved for the AFC and neither will anyone else from the New England Patriots. Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers is out injured, as are Denver Broncos running back Philip Lindsay and Houston Texans and Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers DeAndre Hopkins and Antonio Brown.
The Chargers staff will coach the AFC, while the Cowboys staff will be in charge of the NFC
Players to keep an eye on
The starting quarterback for the NFC will be one between Seattle Seahawks’ Russell Wilson, Mitchell Trubisky and Dak Prescott, of the Bears and the Dallas Cowboys respectively. Fellow Cowboy Ezekiel Elliott features in the running back division, along with New York Giants rookie Saquon Barkley and Alvin Kamara of the New Orleans Saints.
Minnesota Vikings Adam Thielen and Davante Adams of the Packers are the standout receivers, while Kyele Fuller of the Bears and Leighton Vander Esche of the Cowboys are among the defensive players.
For the AFC, Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes is the starting quarterback, joined by fellow by teammates Travis Kelce and Tyreek Hill. Keenan Allen of the Chargers is one of the receivers along with Pittsburgh’s JuJu Smith-Schuster, while fellow Steeler James Conner and Lamar Miller of the Texans are among the running backs.
Having opened as a two-point favorite, the NFC is now a one-point favorite with most bookmakers, while the over/under is set at 57.