For the first time in the history of the NFL, the Pro Bowl rosters will be determined by a draft. On Tuesday night, day one of the draft will take place on the NFL Network. Pro Football Hall of Famers Deion Sanders and Jerry Rice selecting their squads, with the help of team captains that were determined by taking the top offensive and defensive vote-getters from each conference.
The captains from the NFC are New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and St. Louis Rams defensive end Robert Quinn, while the AFC representatives are Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt.
Tuesday night will feature a coin toss that will determine the number one pick.
The winner of the coin toss will either get to make the first selection from the draft pool or select their choice of the captains.
Once the first pick is determined, the draft will begin.
Tuesday night will feature eleven selections for each team, as the rosters will begin being selected with some of the “least interesting” positions – guard, center, fullback, interior defensive linemen, punter, and special teams.
On Wednesday, the draft will come back with a three-hour special on the NFL Network where the remainder of the rosters will be filled.
How can you tune in to the inaugural Pro Bowl Draft and catch all of the selection? Here is all of the information you will need to know:
Date: Tuesday, Jan. 21 and Wednesday, Jan. 22
Start Time: 8.pm ET
TV Info: NFL Network
Live Stream: NFL.com