Now that the NFL has changed the Pro Bowl from a glorified scrimmage to what hopes will be a more competitive flag football event, the league will host not one, not two, but three flag football games between players in the NFC and AFC on Sunday February 29. 5 in Vegas.
Details on exactly how the winner will be determined are still unclear, but the Pro Bowlers will be split into three flag football games that will see 20-minute games with two halves, played on 50-yard fields, with scoring plays resulting in six points. , followed by a one-point conversion attempt from the 5-yard line.
The NFL calls the entire week the Pro Bowl Games festivities. Skills competitions will mainly take place on Thursday, February 2, including quarterback competitions, kicking competitions and other events. There will be a cumulative score leading up to Sunday’s flag football matches that will help determine which conference wins the event.
The matches themselves will be 7-on-7 flag events as the league continues its efforts to become more of a global game with flag football.
“With a spotlight on flag football and exciting Pro Bowl skills, fans can watch their favorite players live and in person as they compete in a completely redesigned way,” said Peter. O’Reilly, NFL executive vice president for club affairs and league events. A declaration. “We look forward to sharing this experience with our players, their families and their fans.”
And don’t think who wins doesn’t matter. According to the ABC, players on the winning team will receive $88,000 and players on the losing team will receive $44,000.