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1997 NFL Pro Bowl
1234OT Total
AFC 037133 26
NFC 90680 23
DateFebruary 2, 1997
StadiumAloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii
MVPMark Brunell (Jacksonville Jaguars)
RefereeLarry Nemmers
TV in the United States
AnnouncersAl Michaels, Frank Gifford, Dan Dierdorf, Lynn Swann and Lesley Visser

The 1997 Pro Bowl was the NFL's all-star game for the 1996 season. The game was played on February 2, 1997, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. The final score was AFC 26, NFC 23.[1] Mark Brunell of the Jacksonville Jaguars was the game's MVP. In the game, Brunell threw for 236 yards. He connected with the Oakland Raiders Tim Brown for an 80-yard touchdown to tie the game at 23 with only 44 seconds to go.

The referee was Larry Nemmers.

To date, this is the most recent Pro Bowl that went to overtime.


Names in Bold indicate starters[2]


  1. ^ "AFC finally gets its kicks". Tampa Bay Times. February 3, 1997. Retrieved February 20, 2024.
  2. ^ "1996 NFL Pro Bowlers". Retrieved February 20, 2024.