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1983 Pro Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
AFC 9 3 7 0

19

NFC 0 10 0 10

20

Date February 6, 1983
Stadium Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii
MVP Dan Fouts (San Diego Chargers)
National anthem
Coin toss
Referee Fred Silva
Attendance 47,207
Network ABC
Announcers Frank Gifford, Howard Cosell, Fran Tarkenton & Lynn Swann
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The 1983 Pro Bowl was the NFL's 33rd annual all-star game which featured the outstanding performers from the 1982 season. The game was played on Sunday, February 6, 1983, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii before a crowd of 47,207.[1] The final score was NFC 20, AFC 19.[1]

Walt Michaels of the New York Jets led the AFC team against an NFC team coached by Dallas Cowboys head coach Tom Landry.[2] The referee was Fred Silva.[1]

Dan Fouts of the San Diego Chargers and John Jefferson of the Green Bay Packers were named the game's Most Valuable Players.[2] A late touchdown pass from Danny White of the Dallas Cowboys to Jefferson provided the NFC margin of victory.

Players on the winning NFC team received $10,000 apiece while the AFC participants each took home $5,000 which were double the payouts of the previous year.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "1983 Pro Bowl game book" (PDF). NFL Game Statistics & Information. National Football League. Archived from the original on January 31, 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/656eq6mnS. Retrieved January 31, 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Peters, Ken (February 7, 1983). "White leads NFC over AFC". The Gainesville Sun. AP: p. 1B. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=FgEzAAAAIBAJ&sjid=vOkDAAAAIBAJ&dq=pro%20bowl&pg=2868%2C2019460. Retrieved January 16, 2012.
  3. "NFL Pro Bowl history". CBSSports.com. Archived from the original on January 16, 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/64jzqxRdL. Retrieved January 16, 2012.

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