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Biggest NFL Pro Bowl Records of All Time

Marc Gordon
Feb 01, 2021

This year’s NFL’s all-star game, the Pro Bowl, happened on the last day of January. The event has been around since 1938, when it was still called NFL All-Star Games. Its name changed in 1951 to Pro Bowl and many records have been broken since then. Here are some of the biggest Pro Bowl records of all time.

Most Games Played

Peyton Manning and Tom Brady shaking hands after a game in 2013

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This record is shared between five athletes, who have all played 14 Pro Bowl games in their careers. These players are Tom Brady (Patriots), Peyton Manning (Colts/Broncos), Tony Gonzalez (Chiefs/Falcons), Merlin Olsen (Rams), and Bruce Matthews (Oilers/Titans).

Youngest to Start

 Lamar Jackson holding a football during a game

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The Ravens’ quarterback Lamar Jackson became the youngest quarterback to ever start the Pro Bowl game in the 2020 edition of the event. He was 23 years and 9 days old at the time, breaking the records previously held by Patrick Mahomes.

Most Points in Pro Bowl’s History

David Akers kicking during a football game

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This record is held by placekicker David Akers, who has scored 57 points during the NFL Pro Bowl history. The athlete has played for the Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers, Washington Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers, and Detroit Lions.

Most Points in a Single Game

Miami Dolphins' wide receiver Brandon Marshall holding the football during a game

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Wide receiver Brandon Marshall holds the record for most points in a single Pro Bowl game. This record was broken in 2012 when Marshall scored 24 points for the Miami Dolphins with 4 touchdowns. The player was even named the game’s Most Valuable Player because of his four touchdown receptions, breaking Jimmy Smith’s record from 2004.