TERRELL DAVIS, DARRELL GREEN,
BRUCE SMITH AND MICHAEL VICK NAMED 2020 PRO BOWL LEGENDS CAPTAINS
NFL Network to Announce Team
Rosters Live on Tuesday, December 17 at 8:00 PM ET
Pro Football Hall
of Famers TERRELL DAVIS, DARRELL GREEN and BRUCE SMITH, and NFL Legend MICHAEL
VICK, will serve as 2020 Pro
Bowl Legends Captains. The Pro Bowl will feature a match-up between the AFC and
NFC, with each conference led by two Legends Captains – one offensive and one
and Smith (defense) will lead the AFC, while Vick (offense) and Green (defense)
will lead the NFC. The four Legends Captains, who were collectively selected to
25 Pro Bowls, will serve as mentors for the Pro Bowl players and be present on
the sidelines on gameday. The captains will additionally attend various events
throughout Pro Bowl Week in Orlando.
The 2020 Pro
Bowl presented by Verizon, which kicks off at 3:00 PM ET, will be televised
live on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and simulcast on ABC and Disney XD – the third time
the game will be available on both broadcast and cable networks.
Now is your chance to get access to awesome. Tickets to the game are on
sale at NFL.com/ProBowlOnSale and start at just $45. Fans in attendance can
watch and cheer on the Pro Bowl players as they enter the stadium on the Pro
Bowl Red Carpet, bringing them closer than ever to the NFL's all-stars.
Concession deals and "Kid Zone" activities will be available inside
the stadium. Additionally, fans will be able to enjoy post-game fireworks to
conclude the celebration.
TERRELL DAVIS: Running back Terrell
Davis was selected in the sixth round of the 1995 NFL Draft by the Denver
Broncos out of the University of Georgia. As a rookie in 1995, he rushed for
more than 1,100 yards and had a career-high 49 receptions. The following
season, the San Diego native was named Offensive Player of the Year after
rushing for 1,538 yards and 13 touchdowns and would later become just the
fourth player in league history to rush for more than 2,000 yards (2,008) in a
single season in 1998. Davis helped the Denver Broncos capture back-to-back
Super Bowl titles in 1997 and 1998, and earned MVP honors in Super Bowl XXXII
after rushing for 157 yards and three touchdowns against the Green Bay Packers.
A three-time All-Pro selection, Davis was named to the NFL’s All-Decade Team of
the 1990s and was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2017.
DARRELL GREEN: Cornerback Darrell
Green was selected in the first round of the 1983 NFL Draft by the Washington
Redskins. During his 20-year NFL career, Green recorded an interception in 19
consecutive seasons – the longest such streak in league history. In total,
Green had 54 interceptions and six touchdowns, while averaging nearly 12 yards
per punt return. The Houston native appeared in four NFC Championship Games and
three Super Bowls, including victories in Super Bowls XXII and XXVI. He earned
All-Pro honors in 1986, 1987, 1990 and 1991, was voted to seven Pro Bowls and
was named to the NFL’s All-Decade Team of the 1990s. In 1996, he was named the
NFL Man of the Year. In October of 2015, Darrell Green was named the fastest
player in NFL history on NFL’s Top 10 Fastest Players, which aired on NFL Network. Green
was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2008.
BRUCE SMITH: Defensive lineman
Bruce Smith was selected by the Buffalo Bills with the first overall pick in
the 1985 NFL Draft. During his 19-year NFL career, Smith recorded 200 sacks –
the most of any player since the individual sack became an official statistic
in 1982 – and had at least 10 sacks in 13 seasons – also the most since 1982.
Smith, an 11-time Pro Bowler, also accumulated 78 more tackles than any other
defensive lineman in league history. Smith was named the AFC Defensive Rookie
of the Year in 1985 and would go on to be named the NFL Defensive Player of the
Year in 1990 and 1996, while being named AFC Defensive Player of the Year in
1987, 1988, 1990 and 1996. He earned first-team All-Pro honors nine times and
was named to the NFL’s All-Decade Teams of the 1980s and 1990s. Smith was
inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2009.
MICHAEL VICK: Quarterback Michael
Vick was selected with the first overall pick by the Atlanta Falcons in the
2001 NFL Draft. Vick would become Atlanta’s starting quarterback in 2002,
leading the Falcons to a playoff berth with nearly 3,000 passing yards and more
than 750 rushing yards. Two seasons later, Vick led Atlanta to an 11-5 record
and an appearance in the NFC Championship Game against Philadelphia. In 2006,
the Newport News, Va. native became the first quarterback in NFL history to
rush for more than 1,000 yards in a single season when he had 1,039 rushing
yards. Vick set career highs with 21 passing touchdowns and nine rushing
touchdowns in 2010, leading the Philadelphia Eagles to a playoff berth. During
his 13-year NFL career, Vick was named to four Pro Bowls and became the only
quarterback to have at least 20,000 career passing yards (22,464) and 5,000
rushing yards (6,109) in NFL history.
For the fourth consecutive year, Pro Bowl
Week festivities will take place at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt
Disney World Resort and across the Orlando area, bringing free experiences and
activities to fans as well as an extraordinary number of events focused on
commemorating all levels of football – from youth to high school to the NFL's
best. Some of the Pro Bowl Week events include: Pro Bowl Practices, Pro Bowl Skills Showdown, NFL FLAG Championships and Pro Bowl
Pro Bowl players will give back to the local Orlando community by participating
in the Pro Bowl Community Huddle as part of the NFL Huddle for 100. To learn more about Huddle for
100 and how to
get involved, visit www.nfl.com/100/huddlefor100
More information about these and all of the events taking place during
Pro Bowl Week is available at ProBowl.com.
Kielpinski-Rogers, NFL, Taylor.Kielpinski-Rogers@nfl.com