1991 NFL Pro Bowl
1234 Total
AFC 30317 23
NFC 0777 21
DateFebruary 3, 1991
StadiumAloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii
MVPJim Kelly (Buffalo Bills)
RefereeGordon McCarter
TV in the United States
AnnouncersMike Patrick, Joe Theismann & Chris Berman

The 1991 Pro Bowl was the NFL's 41st annual all-star game which featured the outstanding performers from the 1990 season. The game was played on Sunday, February 3, 1991, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii before a crowd of 50,345.[1] The final score was AFC 23, NFC 21 with Morten Andersen's field goal attempt being blocked by Jeff Cross as time expired to seal an AFC victory.[2][3]

Art Shell of the Los Angeles Raiders led the AFC team against an NFC team coached by San Francisco 49ers head coach George Seifert.[4] The referee was Gordon McCarter.[1]

Quarterback Jim Kelly of the Buffalo Bills was named the game's Most Valuable Player.[1] Players on the winning AFC team received $10,000 apiece while the NFC participants each took home $5,000.[5]

AFC roster


Position Starter(s) Reserve(s)
Quarterback   1 Warren Moon, Houston
12 Jim Kelly, Buffalo
Running back 34 Thurman Thomas, Buffalo
26 Bobby Humphrey, Denver
35 Marion Butts, San Diego
21 James Brooks, Cincinnati
34 Bo Jackson, L.A. Raiders
Fullback 35 John Williams, Seattle
Wide receiver 83 Andre Reed, Buffalo
83 Anthony Miller, San Diego
81 Ernest Givens, Houston
85 Drew Hill, Houston
Tight end 82 Rodney Holman, Cincinnati 80 Ferrell Edmunds, Miami
Offensive tackle 78 Anthony Muñoz, Cincinnati
78 Bruce Armstrong, New England
69 Will Wolford, Buffalo
78 Richmond Webb, Miami
Offensive guard 63 Mike Munchak, Houston
74 Bruce Matthews, Houston
76 Steve Wisniewski, L. A. Raiders
Center 67 Kent Hull, Buffalo 72 Don Mosebar, L. A. Raiders


Position Starter(s) Reserve(s)
Defensive end 93 Greg Townsend, L. A. Raiders
78 Bruce Smith, Buffalo
91 Jeff Cross, Miami
Defensive tackle 92 Michael Dean Perry, Cleveland 79 Ray Childress, Houston
Outside linebacker 91 Leslie O'Neal, San Diego
58 Derrick Thomas, Kansas City
56 Darryl Talley, Buffalo
Inside linebacker 58 Shane Conlan, Buffalo
50 David Little, Pittsburgh
97 Cornelius Bennett, Buffalo
59 Mike Johnson, Cleveland
Cornerback 29 Albert Lewis, Kansas City
26 Rod Woodson, Pittsburgh
31 Kevin Ross, Kansas City
Free safety 27 Steve Atwater, Denver
Strong safety 33 David Fulcher, Cincinnati 49 Dennis Smith, Denver

Special teams

Position Starter(s) Reserve(s)
Punter   3 Rohn Stark, Indianapolis
Placekicker   7 Nick Lowery, Kansas City
Kick returner 88 Clarence Verdin, Indianapolis
Special teamer 89 Steve Tasker, Buffalo

NFC roster


Position Starter(s) Reserve(s)
Quarterback 16 Joe Montana, San Francisco 12 Randall Cunningham, Philadelphia
11 Jim Everett, L.A. Rams
Running back 20 Barry Sanders, Detroit 35 Neal Anderson, Chicago
39 Johnny Johnson, Phoenix
22 Emmit Smith, Dallas
Fullback 21 Earnest Byner, Washington
Wide receiver 80 Jerry Rice, San Francisco
84 Sterling Sharpe, Green Bay
84 Gary Clark, Washington
80 Andre Rison, Atlanta
Tight end 88 Keith Jackson, Philadelphia 83 Steve Jordan, Minnesota
Offensive tackle 78 Jackie Slater, L. A. Rams
79 Jim Lachey, Washington
75 Lomas Brown, Detroit
Offensive guard 64 Randall McDaniel, Minnesota
62 Guy McIntyre, San Francisco
62 Mark Bortz, Chicago
66 William Roberts, N. Y. Giants
Center 63 Jay Hilgenberg, Chicago 65 Bart Oates, N. Y. Giants


Position Starter(s) Reserve(s)
Defensive end 56 Chris Doleman, Minnesota
92 Reggie White, Philadelphia
95 Richard Dent, Chicago
Defensive tackle 93 Jerry Ball, Detroit
99 Jerome Brown, Philadelphia
74 Erik Howard, N. Y. Giants
Outside linebacker 56 Lawrence Taylor, N. Y. Giants
94 Charles Haley, San Francisco
56 Pat Swilling, New Orleans
Inside linebacker 50 Mike Singletary, Chicago
52 Pepper Johnson, N. Y. Giants
54 Chris Spielman, Detroit
53 Vaughan Johnson, New Orleans
Cornerback 28 Darrell Green, Washington
39 Carl Lee, Minnesota
45 Wayne Haddix, Tampa Bay
Free safety 42 Ronnie Lott, San Francisco 20 Mark Carrier, Chicago
Strong safety 47 Joey Browner, Minnesota

Special teams

Position Starter(s) Reserve(s)
Punter   5 Sean Landeta, N. Y. Giants
Placekicker   7 Morten Anderson, New Orleans
Kick returner 23 Mel Gray, Detroit
Special teamer 21 Reyna Thompson, N. Y. Giants


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  2. ^ "Kelly lands on right side in Pro Bowl". The News and Courier (Charleston, South Carolina). AP. February 4, 1991. p. 4B. Retrieved January 31, 2012.
  3. ^ "Pro Bowl 1991". Pro Bowl Online. Archived from the original on March 9, 2012. Retrieved January 30, 2012.
  4. ^ "10 Bills, 7 Giants meet in Pro Bowl". The Spokesman-Review. AP. February 2, 1991. p. B6. Retrieved January 31, 2012.
  5. ^ "NFL Pro Bowl history". CBSSports.com. Archived from the original on August 10, 2011. Retrieved January 31, 2012.