Pro Bowl 2023: Pete Davidson and Snoop Dogg will captain the NFC and AFC teams of the All-Star Game

Pro Bowl 2023: Pete Davidson and Snoop Dogg will captain the NFC and AFC teams of the All-Star Game

A rap legend and former Saturday Night Live comedian will join forces with Super Bowl-winning Manning brothers to manage the NFL’s 2023 Pro Bowl teams, according to a report.

The Pro Bowl games in Las Vegas on February 5 added Snoop Dogg and Pete Davidson as captains for the American Football Conference team and National Football Conference team, respectively. The event will take place at Allegiant Stadium.

Snoop Dogg, the 51-year-old Long Beach rapper, will captain the AFC team 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 performing, I’m going up against Pete and fighting for the title of Pro Bowl Games champion,” Snoop Dogg said, 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 attended the Super Bowl 2022 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 manage the NFC team with Peyton’s younger brother, Eli Manning, as coach. The younger Manning also has two Super Bowl wins, both with the New York Giants and against the New England Patriots and Tom Brady.

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The AFC team will start Kansas City Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes as quarterback, while Buffalo Bills’ Josh Allen and Cincinnati Bengals’ Joe Burrow will take on 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 roster will have quarterbacks Jalen Hurts from the Philadelphia Eagles starting, Geno Smith from the Seattle Seahawks and Kirk Cousins ​​from the Minnesota Vikings.

The NFL announced 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 on February 13, 2022 in Inglewood, California.

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

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

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

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

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

This year, for the first time, the Pro Bowl will showcase its new format, which will feature flag football.

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

Former football quarterbacks Peyton Manning, L, and Eli Manning speak prior to the SEC Championship game between the LSU Tigers and the Georgia Bulldogs at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on December 3, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Former football quarterbacks Peyton Manning, L, and Eli Manning speak prior to the SEC Championship game between the LSU Tigers and the Georgia Bulldogs at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on December 3, 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 Commanders, and others.

Super Bowl LVII takes place the following week, on Sunday February 12th.

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