Pro Bowl 2023: Pete Davidson and Snoop Dogg to captain NFC, AFC All-Star teams

Pro Bowl 2023: Pete Davidson and Snoop Dogg to captain NFC, AFC All-Star teams

The rap legend and former “Saturday Night Live” comedian will join the Super Bowl-winning Manning brothers to lead the NFL’s 2023 Pro Bowl teams, according to a report.

The Pro Bowl in Las Vegas on February 5 added Snoop Dogg and Pete Davidson as captains of the American Football Conference Team and the National Football Conference Team, respectively. The event will be hosted at Allegiant Stadium.

Snoop Dogg, the 51-year-old rapper from Long Beach, will captain the AFC squad to be coached by Peyton Manning, who won Super Bowl titles with the Indianapolis Colts and the Denver Broncos.

“I’m coming back to the NFL field, but this time, instead of exercising, I’m going head-to-head with Pete and competing for the title The Pro Bowl Games Champion,” said Snoop Dogg, according to People.

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A split photo of Pete Davidson at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, on December 5, 2021, and Snoop Dogg at the 2022 LA3C Festival at Los Angeles State Historic Park on December 10, 2022, in Los Angeles, California.

A split photo of Pete Davidson at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, on December 5, 2021, and Snoop Dogg at the 2022 LA3C Festival at Los Angeles State Historic Park on December 10, 2022, in Los Angeles, California.
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He previously participated in the 2022 Super Bowl halftime show in Los Angeles. The performance also included Dr Dre, Eminem and 50 Cent.

Davidson, a 29-year-old comedian from Staten Island, will captain the NFC team coached by Peyton’s younger brother, Eli Manning. The younger Manning also has two Super Bowl wins, with the New York Giants and against the New England Patriots and Tom Brady.

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The AFC team will have Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs starting at quarterback, with Josh Allen of the Buffalo Bills and Joe Burrow of the Cincinnati Bengals serving backup duties.

Eminem, L, Dr.  Dre, M, Mary J. Blige, R, Snoop Dogg, far-R, perform during the Super Bowl LVI halftime show between the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, on February 13 , 2022.

Eminem, L, Dr. Dre, M, Mary J. Blige, R, Snoop Dogg, far-R, perform during the Super Bowl LVI halftime show between the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, on February 13 , 2022.
(FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)

The NFC squad will feature starting quarterbacks Jalen Hurts of the Philadelphia Eagles, Geno Smith of the Seattle Seahawks, and Kirk Cousins ​​of the Minnesota Vikings.

The NFL announced the Pro Bowl rosters and voting results last month, revealing that six NFL teams are sending at least five players to the All-Star event.

Snoop Dogg performs during the Super Bowl LVI halftime show between the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, on February 13, 2022.

Snoop Dogg performs during the Super Bowl LVI halftime show between the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, on February 13, 2022.
(FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)

The Eagles will be sending the most Pro Bowlers, eight, including six starters: Hurd, wide receiver AJ Brown, guard Landon Dickerson, tackle Lane Johnson, center Jason Kelce, pass rusher Haason Reddick, running back running back Miles Sanders and corner Darius Slay .

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Pete Davidson will attend the 44th Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, on December 5, 2021.

Pete Davidson will attend the 44th Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, on December 5, 2021.
(SAMUEL CORUM/AFP via Getty Images)

The Dallas Cowboys and the Kansas City Chiefs are each sending seven Pro Bowlers, the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers are sending six, and the Minnesota Vikings are sending five.

This year will be the first for the Pro Bowl to feature its new format featuring flag football.

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Other AFC stars include Tyreek Hill of the Miami Dolphins, Davante Adams of the Las Vegas Raiders, Stefon Diggs of the Buffalo Bills, Ja’Marr Chase of the Cincinnati Bengals and many more.

Former Football Quarterbacks Peyton Manning, L, and Eli Manning speak before the SEC Championship game between the LSU Tigers and the Georgia Bulldogs at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on December 03, 2022, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Former Football Quarterbacks Peyton Manning, L, and Eli Manning speak before the SEC Championship game between the LSU Tigers and the Georgia Bulldogs at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on December 03, 2022, in Atlanta, Georgia.
(Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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The NFC has Justin Jefferson of the Minnesota Vikings, CeeDee Lamb of the Dallas Cowboys, Terry McLaurin of the Washington Chiefs and others.

Super Bowl LVII will take place the following week, Sunday, February 12.

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