The 2023 Pro Bowl Games has named its official team captains!
Snoop Dogg and Pete Davidson will be going head-to-head as they captain their teams to victory at this year’s NFL Pro Bowl Games at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.
According to PEOPLE Magazine, Pete Davidson will be acting as the NFC captain alongside head coach, Eli Manning, and Snoop Dogg will captain the AFC alongside head coach, Peyton Manning.
.@SnoopDogg & Peyton Manning with the AFC.— NFL (@NFL) January 19, 2023
Pete Davidson and @EliManning with the NFC.
The official captains of the #ProBowlGames. 🔥
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As for each celebrity’s reasons for accepting the prestigious positions, their motives vary. Davidson is inspired to lead his team to victory for his family and provided a very on-brand answer, stating “I’m doing this to impress my Uncle Mike.” For Dogg, his acceptance is fueled by the pure fire of competition. “I’m comin’ back to the NFL field, but this time, instead of performing, I’m going head-to-head with Pete and competing for the title of The Pro Bowl Games Champion,” he stated to PEOPLE Magazine. “The competition is going to go off, but we all know that Peyton and our AFC squad are gonna do some big things. We’ll end up on that podium.”
For the second season in a row, Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas will host the Pro Bowl Games. PEOPLE reports that players from each conference will be featured, including Patrick Mahomes, Josh Allen, Joe Burrow, Tyreek Hill, Davante Adams and Travis Kelce for the AFC, and Jalen Hurts, Geno Smith, Kirk Cousins, A.J. Brown and Jason Kelce for the NFC. That is, unless any of these players make it into Super Bowl LVII, which will place on Sunday, February 12th.
The 2023 Pro Bowl Games will begin airing live on ESPN starting Thursday, February 2nd at 7:00 p.m. EST, with the official non-contact flag football game airing Sunday, February 5th at 12:00 p.m. PT. Get the popcorn ready, because an epic head-to-head battle between Snoop Dogg and Pete Davidson alongside their respective teams is sure to deliver some epic entertainment.
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