The NFL’s best will be in the spotlight on Sunday, January 29 (7:00 PM ET, NBC) as the 2012 Pro Bowl kicks off Super Bowl Week.
The NFL All-Star Game will take place once again at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii and will be the signature event to start the week leading up to Super Bowl XLVI between the New England Patriots and New York Giants in Indianapolis (Sunday, February 5, NBC).
“Being selected to represent the NFC team in the Pro Bowl is a tremendous honor,” says New Orleans Saints tight end JIMMY GRAHAM. “I think any guy who gets named to the Pro Bowl realizes that it’s a heck of a compliment and I am grateful and humbled by it.”
For the third consecutive year, the Pro Bowl will be played the week before the Super Bowl. The 2011 Pro Bowl on FOX was watched by an average of 13.4 million viewers, the most for a Pro Bowl since 1997 (13.5 million viewers), making it the most-watched All-Star game of any sport since 2009.
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