1980 Pro Bowl
|Date||January 27, 1980|
|Stadium||Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii|
|MVP||Chuck Muncie (New Orleans Saints)|
|TV in the United States|
|Announcers||Al Michaels, Howard Cosell and Fran Tarkenton|
The 1980 Pro Bowl was the NFL's 30th annual all-star game which featured the outstanding performers from the 1979 season. The game was played on Sunday, January 27, 1980, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii before 48,060 fans. The final score was NFC 37, AFC 27.
Starting in his seventh and final Pro Bowl, defensive end Jack Youngblood of the Los Angeles Rams played in the game with a fractured left fibula, just as he had played during the NFC Divisional Playoff and in Super Bowl XIV. Pro Bowl Flashback Friday: Jack Youngblood's broken leg
This was the first of thirty consecutive Pro Bowls played in Honolulu. It also marked a return to the game being played on a Sunday.
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