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2015 Pro Bowl: Game time, TV schedule, online stream, rosters, more for the worst football game of the year

Welp, it's Pro Bowl day! I'm sure your veins are flowing with excitement. We break down game time and online streaming details, as well as the rosters and pertinent rule adjustments for the game.

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It's Pro Bowl day! Try to contain your excitement at the thought of one more game featuring a couple members of the San Francisco 49ers. I don't think I know anybody who has ever watched the Pro Bowl from start to finish, although I imagine someone at SB Nation is doing that. I feel for whomever that might be.

For those that do plan on watching, the game kicks off at 5 p.m. PT, and will air on ESPN. We get the normal Monday Night Football crew for the game, so at least we get some potential Jon Gruden amusement. He is so overwhelmingly positive about players, and while this game features a lot of great players, it is hard to get overly excited for it. We'll see if that ends up being an issue for even Gruden.

The 49ers are represented by Joe Staley and Antoine Bethea, both of whom will be playing for Cris Carter's team. Staley was the second left tackle taken, so I have to think he'll be in the starting lineup. Bethea was the second to last player chosen, so it remains to be seen if he will start ahead of Donte Whitner. They were selected along with free safety Glover Quinn. I imagine Quinn will get the free safety start, and then the coaching staff will decide between Bethea and Whitner.

This year's Pro Bowl once again features some tweaks to the rules. The goal posts will be narrower, and they will be lowered for extra points. The league will have the extra points kicked from the 15-yard line, instead of the 2-yard line. Teams will have two timeouts per quarter, instead of three per half. These rule changes follow last year's fairly drastic changes. There are no kickoffs, with the ball place on the 25-yard line. When two minutes remain in each quarter, if a team runs a play that gains no more than one yard, the clock will stop. Prior to two minutes remaining, the game clock will start after incomplete passes. Finally, the ball will change hands after each quarter, and not just at the start of the third quarter.

Here is a rundown of the broadcast information, and then full rosters for Team Carter and Team Irvin.

Where: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale
When: 5 p.m. PT
Announcers: Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden, Lisa Salters
Online streaming: Verizon NFL Mobile, WatchESPN

Team Carter


John Harbaugh


QB Andrew Luck
QB Drew Brees
QB Andy Dalton
RB Jamaal Charles
RB Justin Forsett
RB Alfred Morris
FB John Kuhn
WR Antonio Brown
WR A.J. Green
WR T.Y. Hilton
WR Jordy Nelson
TE Martellus Bennett
TE Greg Olsen
OT Joe Staley
OT Duane Brown
OT Ryan Clady
OG Josh Sitton
OG Evan Mathis
OG Mike Pouncey
OC Maurkice Pouncey
OC Jason Kelce


DE J.J. Watt
DE Mario Williams
DE Calais Campbell
DT Marcell Dareus
DT Dontari Poe
DT Kyle Williams
OLB Justin Houston
OLB Connor Barwin
OLB Tamba Hali
ILB C.J. Mosley
ILB Lawrence Timmons
CB Patrick Peterson
CB Antonio Cromartie
CB Aqib Talib
CB Sam Shields
S Donte Whitner
S Glover Quin
S Antoine Bethea

Special teams

K Cody Parkey
P Pat McAfee
PR Devin Hester
ST Justin Bethel
LS Jon Dorenbos

Team Irvin


Jason Garrett


QB Tony Romo
QB Matthew Stafford
QB Matt Ryan
RB DeMarco Murray
RB Mark Ingram
RB C.J. Anderson
FB Marcel Reece
WR Odell Beckham Jr.
WR Randall Cobb
WR Emmanuel Sanders
WR Golden Tate
TE Jimmy Graham
TE Jason Witten
OT Tyron Smith
OT Joe Thomas
OT Trent Williams
OG Zach Martin
OG Marshal Yanda
OG Kyle Long
OC Travis Frederick
OC Nick Mangold


DE Cameron Wake
DE Robert Quinn
DE DeMarcus Ware
DT Aaron Donald
DT Geno Atkins
DT Sheldon Richardson
OLB Von Miller
OLB Clay Matthews
OLB Elvis Dumervil
ILB Luke Kuechley
ILB D'Qwell Jackson
CB Joe Haden
CB Vontae Davis
CB Brent Grimes
CB Chris Harris
S T.J. Ward
S Eric Weddle
S Mike Adams

Special teams

K Adam Vinatieri
P Kevin Huber
PR Darren Sproles
ST Darrell Stuckey
LS L.P. Ladouceur