Pro Bowl going to new Vegas stadium
The Pro Bowl is following the Raiders to Las Vegas.
The NFL’s annual all-star game will be played at Allegiant Stadium on Jan. 31, 2021, a week before Super Bowl LV.
The week preceding the game will feature activities such as NFL flag championship games, AFC and NFC team practices and a skills showdown.
Las Vegas was supposed to host the NFL draft this season, but it the plan changed after the COVID-19 pandemic, making it a virtual event done with telecommunications.
Anyone wondering how cozy the NFL has gotten with the gambling culture take note of the following sentence in the league release: “Caesars Entertainment, the NFL’s Official Casino Sponsor, will use its casino properties for fan experiences during the 2021 Pro Bowl.”
The Pro Bowl has been played in Orlando, Florida, for the past four seasons and in previous years in Honolulu and occasionally in Arizona.
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Rosas, 25, allegedly failed to stop for a red light and plowed his Chevrolet SUV into the side of a pickup truck Monday in the city of Chico, the California Highway Patrol said. Rosas kept driving and then walked away from the SUV when it broke down, the CHP said in a statement. He was arrested a short time later on suspicion of hit-and-run and driving on a suspended license.
The NFL’s Pro Bowl will be played at Allegiant Stadium on Jan. 31, 2021, a week before Super Bowl LV.