ESPN’s 2017 Pro Bowl Weekend in Orlando


ESPN’s 2017 Pro Bowl Weekend in Orlando

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Conversations with Super Bowl LI Quarterbacks Tom Brady, Matt Ryan; “Gruden’s Grill” with Dak Prescott and Zeke Elliott

AFC vs. NFC Format Returns for Game with Monday Night Football Crew on the Call

Postseason NFL Countdown – Sunday, Jan. 29 at 11 a.m. ET

Wendi Nix, Jeff Saturday, Darren Woodson and Britt McHenry (reporting from Orlando) – one-hour Postseason NFL Countdown special in Bristol, Conn.

  • Jeff Darlington (Patriots/Foxborough) and Coley Harvey (Falcons/Atlanta) will cover the two Super Bowl LI teams.
  • Super Bowl Week Preview: The crew will preview the top storylines of the Super Bowl week
  • Soundtracks – Atlanta Falcons: Many players on the Atlanta Falcons were wired for in-game audio in their NFC Conference Championship victory over the Green Bay Packers. Sunday’s Soundtracks will feature some of the key audio from the game.
  • The Other Tom Bradys Post-Deflategate: Greg Garber looks at how life has changed for the other Tom Bradys in New England following Deflategate.

Postseason NFL Countdown – Sunday at 6 p.m.

Chris Berman, analysts Trent Dilfer, Matt Hasselbeck, Randy Moss and Charles Woodson; plus NFL Insider Adam Schefter; reporters Lisa Salters and McHenry – all from Orlando’s Camping World Stadium leading into the Pro Bowl. In addition, throughout the nearly two-hour program, Ed Werder (Falcons) and Sal Paolantonio (Patriots) will report from Houston as the Super Bowl LI teams arrive this weekend.  Features:

  • Conversation with Matt Ryan – Part I: As he prepares for his first Super Bowl appearance after an MVP-like season leading the Falcons, quarterback Matt Ryan sat for a one-on-one conversation with Countdown’s Matt Hasselbeck. Part I of Ryan’s extensive interview will air on the show at 6 p.m.
  • Tom Brady’s with Chris Berman: Quarterback Tom Brady, who is leading the Patriots to their ninth Super Bowl and seventh with him at the helm, sits for a interview via satellite with Berman.
  • “Gruden’s Grill Session” with Dak and Zeke: After an improbable rookie season leading the Dallas Cowboys to a 13-3 record, quarterback Dak Prescott and running back Zeke Elliott join MNF’s Jon Gruden in his bus for a Pro Bowl special edition of “Gruden’s Grill.”
  • Marty Aronoff: In a career that spans more than four decades, 78-year-old Marty Aronoff has been a trusted colleague in many televised sports broadcast booths as a statistician for some of the biggest names in the industry, Jen Lada

2017 Pro Bowl on ESPN – Sunday at 7:50 p.m.

Monday Night Football team of Sean McDonough, Jon Gruden and reporter Lisa Salters will call the game.

  • On ESPN Deportes: Eduardo Varela, Pablo Viruega and reporter John Sutcliffe
  • 13th time ESPN has televised the Pro Bowl – 1988-94, 2004-06, 2010 and 2015-16.

About 2017 Pro Bowl:

Top players expected to participate in the Pro Bowl include Dallas Cowboys star rookies Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr., and Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller of the Denver Broncos


Mac Nwulu

I joined ESPN in 1998 and since then, it's been a great experience managing PR and communications for a range of ESPN initiatives and properties over the years. I am currently focused on soccer and The Undefeated, ESPN’s site focusing on sports, race and urban culture and how they intersect.
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