The NFL declared Wednesday that the 2021 Pro Bowl game will be dropped for the current year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Pro Bowl was initially scheduled to be played in Las Vegas at Allegiant Stadium on Jan. 31. The 2022 Pro Bowl will be granted to Las Vegas, per the alliance.
The association additionally reported that it is working with the NFLPA and different accomplices to make other virtual exercises to supplant the game. Fans will at present have the option to decide in favor of players to the Pro Bowl list beginning Nov. 17, and the full lists will be uncovered in December.
No Pro Bowl 2021 for NFL
The Pro Bowl is the most recent occasion on the NFL schedule to be influenced by COVID-19. The 2020 NFL Draft, which likewise was booked to occur in Las Vegas, was held for all intents and purposes this spring, and there were zero preseason games this year as groups exclusively led instructional courses to plan for the season.
The NFL has persevered through various timetable changes in the previous weeks as different groups have managed COVID-19 cases among players and club faculty. NFL Network’s Michael Silver revealed Sunday that a Week 18 situation stays in play if fundamental.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell focused on Tuesday the requirement for “adaptability and adjusting” as the season continues.”We can’t become smug – not the players, not of the mentors, not the remainder of work force,” Goodell said.