Five Seahawks are headed to a Hawaiian Islands this week to take partial in a festivities and events surrounding a 2016 Pro Bowl, that is set to take place on Sunday, Jan. 31 during Honolulu’s Aloha Stadium.
Quarterback Russell Wilson, defensive finish Michael Bennett, linebacker Bobby Wagner, cornerback Richard Sherman, and lapse dilettante Tyler Lockett are approaching to play in this weekend’s diversion for Seattle, with a rookie wideout Lockett already on site providing a first-hand demeanour during bliss around a team’s Snapchat comment (‘Seahawks’). Free reserve Earl Thomas and clever reserve Kam Chancellor, dual of Seattle’s 7 Pro Bowlers named final month, have been transposed in this weekend’s diversion due to damage according to NFL.com.
For a third uninterrupted year a Pro Bowl will underline an un-conferenced format, definition that Wilson, Lockett, Bennett, Wagner, and Sherman could find themselves on conflicting sides of a margin come Sunday. Instead of a dual sides being distant by NFC and AFC group affiliation, Pro Football Hall of Fame far-reaching receivers Jerry Rice and Michael Irvin will offer as captains holding turns picking teams from a NFL’s elite.
Rice won a silver toss during a Tuesday press discussion and chose New York Giants wideout Odell Beckham Jr. and Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald, a active actor captains, to assistance set a Team Rice roster. Irvin was reserved Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins and Atlanta Falcons using behind DeVonta Freeman, a dual other active actor captains who will assistance arrange Team Irvin.
The 2016 Pro Bowl Draft will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 27 during 4:30 p.m. PT with radio coverage live on ESPN2, or around the WatchESPN app.
Thirty-four players (17 per side) were pre-selected on Tuesday from certain position groups – descent linemen, interior defensive linemen, inside/middle linebackers, fullbacks, punters, kickers, lapse specialists, and special teamers, that will all be denounced for a initial time during ESPN2’s live show. The rest of this year’s Pro Bowl players will be drafted by Team Rice and Team Irvin during that two-hour segment.
Once teams are finalized, any all-star patrol will examination Thursday by Saturday in light use sessions led by Chiefs conduct manager Andy Reid and his Kansas City staff and Packers associate conduct coach/linebackers Winston Moss and a Green Bay staff.
Members of a Seahawks.com staff, including digital media contributor John Boyle, will be in assemblage from a week’s initial use by a end of Sunday’s diversion to move we created stories, photos, video, and amicable media coverage of any day’s events.
For a finish list of 2016 Pro Bowl players, click here, and below, check out the full report for Pro Bowl week (all times PT):
Wednesday, Jan. 27 during 4:30 p.m.: 2016 Pro Bowl Draft during Wheeler Army Airfield, televised by ESPN2
Thursday, Jan. 28 during 10:45 a.m.: Team Rice practices during The Turtle Bay Resort
Thursday, Jan. 28 during 12:45 p.m.: Team Irvin practices during The Turtle Bay Resort
Friday, Jan. 29 from 10 – 11 a.m.: Team cinema for Team Irvin Team Rice
Friday, Jan. 29 during 11:45 a.m.: Team Irvin practices during The Turtle Bay Resort
Friday, Jan. 29 during 1:45 p.m.: Team Rice practices during The Turtle Bay Resort
Saturday, Jan. 30 during 10:45 a.m.: Team Rice practices during The Turtle Bay Resort
Saturday, Jan. 30 during 12:45 p.m.: Team Irvin practices during The Turtle Bay Resort
Sunday, Jan. 31 during 4:15 p.m.: Pro Bowl during Aloha Stadium, televised by ESPN Read