2021 NFL Pro Bowl ‘Reimagined’, 2022 Game To Be Played In Las Vegas
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – NFL Pro Bowlers will not play a scheduled Pro Bowl game on January 31, 2021. The NFL announced they are looking at virtual events to replace the game.
“The league will work closely with the NFLPA and other partners, to create a variety of engaging activities to replace the Pro Bowl game this season,” reads the NFL’s statement.
According to the NFL fans will still be able to vote for their favorite players and the Pro Bowl teams will be announced in December.
The NFL has announced that this year's Pro Bowl rosters will be named, but no game will be played. Instead, the game will be replaced by "a variety of engaging activities."
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) October 14, 2020
“The full Pro Bowl rosters will be revealed in December, where the players are determined by the consensus votes of fans, players and coaches,” the NFL states on their website.
Along with this announcement, the league announced that the 2022 Pro Bowl will be played at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada – home of the Raiders.
Las Vegas Pro Bowl moved back a year, to no surprise. https://t.co/8RjuXMxdOy
— Raiders Newswire (@NewswireRaiders) October 14, 2020
The city of Las Vegas is also slated to host the 2022 NFL Draft in replacement of the Draft that was forced to go virtual due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.