NFL Pro Bowl Moving to Orlando: Latest Details and Reaction

May 31, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL is moving the Pro Bowl from Honolulu to Orlando, Florida, the NFL announced on Wednesday.
Roger Goodell noted his excitement for the change in the league's official release:
We are excited to re-imagine the Pro Bowl experience for both fans and players and to celebrate the game of football at all levels. Collaborating with Disney and ESPN brings us closer to the best in youth and family-focused entertainment. We look forward to working with the city of Orlando and Florida Citrus Sports to create a week-long celebration for football and our fans.

Despina Barton of Bright House Sports Network (h/t MyNews13.com) first revealed the news on Tuesday.
It was initially reported by Bloomberg News' Scott Soshnick on May 19 the Pro Bowl was expected to make its way to Orlando.
Honolulu had hosted 35 of the past 37 Pro Bowls. This will be the NFL's first All-Star Game in the state of Florida since 2010, when it was at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens.

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments