NFL Pro Bowl descends on ESPN Wide World of Sports this week

AFC and NFC Team Pro Bowl Practices

The AFC and NFC teams will practice at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex from Wednesday, January 24 through Saturday, January 27. All media availabilities will take place on the field at the conclusion of each practice.

Practices are free and open to the public, and entry to the seating areas is available on a first-come, first-served basis. To attend practice, fans must register for Fan Mobile Pass via the Pro Bowl – Fan Mobile Pass app or on NFL.com/PBFanMobilePass. Visit ProBowl.com for more details.

Wednesday, January 24

10:30 AM NFC team practice at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex – Field 16

10:45 AM AFC team practice at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex – Field 17

Thursday, January 25

11:30 AM NFC team practice at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex – Field 16

11:45 AM AFC team practice at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex – Field 17

Friday, January 26

11:30 AM NFC team practice at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex – Field 16

11:45 AM AFC team practice at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex – Field 17

Saturday, January 27

11:30 AM NFC team walk-through at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex – Field 16

11:45 AM AFC team walk-through at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex – Field 17

NFL Women’s Careers in Football Forum

The NFL will host the Women’s Careers in Football Forum Friday, Jan. 26 and Saturday, Jan. 27 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Fifty women from around the world were selected from among more than 400 applicants to attend the second annual forum. The Forum will feature panel discussions, breakout sessions, and networking sessions aimed to educate and prepare women for careers in Football Operations, including coaching, officiating, scouting and football front office positions.

Featured speakers and panelists will include NFL Chief Football Administration Officer Dawn Aponte, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Owner Darcie Glazer Kassewitz, San Francisco 49ers Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President of Football Operations Paraag Marathe, Women’s Leaders in College Sports CEO Patti Phillips, Atlanta Falcons Assistant General Manager Scott Pioli, CFL Toronto Argonauts General Manager Jim Popp, NFL Director of Football Development Samantha Rapoport, Stanford University Head Coach David Shaw, and Minnesota Vikings Chief Operating Officer Kevin Warren.

Twenty-two of the female participants at the inaugural Forum in 2017 went on to secure internships and full-time positions in coaching and scouting at the NFL, collegiate and high school levels, including eight at the professional level.

NFL PLAY 60 Character Camp

On Thursday, Jan. 25th at 10 a.m., the NFL will host a free Character Camp on Field 23 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The event will include 300 predominantly-Hispanic youth from the Orlando area. The non-contact football camp will be led by Pro Football Hall of Fame offensive tackle Anthony Muñoz.

The NFL PLAY 60 Character Camps program is a partnership between the NFL and the Muñoz Agency. The mission of the camps is to make a positive impact on youth through teaching football skills, emphasizing exercise, and reinforcing the importance of character in athletics and life. The camp is part of a series of NFL PLAY 60 Character Camps hosted as part of the NFL’s year-round Hispanic outreach initiative, focused on offering youth opportunities to play and experience the game of football. Since the inception of NFL PLAY 60 Character Camps in 2012, over 60 camps have been held impacting more than 20,000 youth across the country.

NFL PLAY 60 Field Day

On Thursday, Jan. 25 from 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM, the NFL will host a PLAY 60 Field Day with current NFL players, local youth and local students from Fuel Up to Play 60 schools. In addition, the Jacksonville Jaguars, Miami Dolphins, and the Tampa Bay

Buccaneers will host community groups from their regions at the PLAY 60 Field Day, which will take place at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Prior to the PLAY 60 Field Day, local community groups attending the PLAY 60 Field Day will have the opportunity to view Pro Bowl practice.

The event will consist of different physical activity stations ranging from relay races to ‘fuel up’ healthy eating stations and Quarterback Challenge drills.

The NFL is celebrating 10 years of getting kids active and healthy through NFL PLAY 60, the league’s youth health and wellness campaign encouraging kids to get active for 60 minutes a day.

Pro Bowl Fun Run Series

Grab the family and your favorite team jersey for the 2018 Pro Bowl Fun Run Series located at the Track & Field Complex at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex beginning at 1:00 PM ET on Saturday, Jan. 27. From Kids Dashes to a Half Mile Run, there is a distance for football fans of any age. Participants can look forward to appearances from Disney characters, Pro Bowl cheerleaders and mascots and a one-of-a-kind finisher medal!

Race packet pick-up begins at 11:00 AM on Saturday, Jan. 27 at ESPN Wide World of Sports.

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