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2017 Pro Bowl: Weekly Practice Schedule, Skills Showdown Events, Game Uniforms, Format & More

Everything you need to know about the 2017 Pro Bowl this week in Orlando, Florida.

For a third-straight season, the Seahawks matched a franchise-high with seven players named to the Pro Bowl, a list that includes defensive end Cliff Avril, receiver Doug Baldwin, defensive end Michael Bennett, tight end Jimmy Graham, cornerback Richard Sherman, linebacker Bobby Wagner, and linebacker K.J. Wright.

The NFL's annual all-star game will take place in Orlando, Florida this year at Camping World Stadium, where kickoff is set for 5 p.m. PT on Sunday, January 29 with live television coverage on ESPN.

Members of our staff are in Orlando this week, set to bring you sights, sounds, and stories from Seattle players at the Pro Bowl, so be sure to keep it locked here and on social media as we share written, photo, and video coverage from the Sunshine State.

Until then, here's a detailed look at what will go down during Pro Bowl week:

Practice Schedule

Pro Bowl practices will take place on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of this week at ESPN Wide World of Sports. All workouts are open to the public and free of charge, but fans can register for priority access and opportunities for VIP upgrades right here.

Here's a look at when the Seahawks will take the field (all times PT):

Wednesday, January 25: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Thursday, January 26: 8:20 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.

Friday, January 27: 6:45 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.

Saturday, January 28: 7 a.m. - 8 a.m.

Pro Bowl Skills Showdown

Following a 10-year hiatus, this year's Pro Bowl marks the return of the skills competition. Pro Bowl players, NFL Legends, and Hall of Famers will compete in a unique series of events that will be taped on Wednesday, January 25 and air at 4 p.m. PT on Thursday, January 26 on ESPN.

Here's a look at the specific events in this year's Pro Bowl Skills Showdown:

Best Hands:Quarterback and wide receiver duos from each team will show off their skills, connecting on as many pass attempts as possible before time runs out.

Epic Pro Bowl Dodgeball:Pro Bowlers will compete in a game of dodgeball.

Drone Drop: Receivers from each team put their catching abilities to the test as they attempt to catch balls dropped from a drone hovering over the field.

Power Relay Challenge:Four team members will compete in a timed relay race.

Precision Passing:Two players on each team will battle it out, trying to hit moving targets of varying size and distance.


After three years of playing the Pro Bowl in an unconferenced format, this year's game returns to its AFC vs NFC roots, meaning all seven Seahawks players will be wearing the same uniform. Speaking of uniforms, here's what they look like for this year's game:

The 2017 Pro Bowl itself will kick off at 5 p.m. PT on Sunday, January 29 at Orlando's Camping World Stadium. Like the Pro Bowl Skills Showdown, the game will also be broadcast nationally on ESPN. For complete gameday information, click here

Other Events

  • Sea Gal Christian is representing the Seahawks this week as the team's Pro Bowl cheerleader. You can keep tabs on her travels by following 'theseagals' on Snapchat, @SeaGalChristian on Twitter, or 'seagalchristian' on Instagram.
  • Retired Tumwater High School football coach Sid Otton will join this week's Pro Bowl festivities. Otton, 2016's High School Coach of the Year for Washington State, is the Seahawks' nominee for the NFL's Don Shula High School Coach of the Year Award, the winner of which will be announced during Sunday's Pro Bowl game.
  • The NFL FLAG Championships will be held January 27-29 at ESPN Wide World of Sports and the Seahawks selected a local youth team to participate in the 13-14 year-old boys division. The Seattle Ravens of south Seattle's Northwest Premier Jr. Football League will be coached by Seahawks Legend Sam Adams.
  • On Friday, January 27, Pro Bowl players, NFL cheerleaders and various community groups will join Mickey and his pals in a celebratory parade at Disney's Magic Kingdom® Park.
  • For a complete list of Pro Bowl week events, click here.

The best action photos of the seven Seahawks named to the 2017 Pro Bowl: Cliff Avril, Doug Baldwin, Michael Bennett, Jimmy Graham, Bobby Wagner, Richard Sherman, and K.J. Wright.

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