ORLANDO, Fla. — The AFC’s effort at a game-winning drive ended unsuccessfully when the NFC defense made a stop at the 3-yard line.
The NFC wins the Pro Bowl Games with an overall score of 64-59.
Houston Texans quarterback C.J. Stroud’s throw to Los Angeles Chargers receiver Keenan Allen was defended by Chicago Bears cornerback Jaylon Johnson, creating a turnover on downs with four seconds remaining.
Stroud led all quarterbacks with 173 yards on 18-of-22 passing. The rookie fit in nicely among his star teammates. Seattle Seahawks’ Geno Smith led the NFC in passing with 154 yards on 15-of-21 passing.
Allen was among the standouts, with 90 receiving yards on nine catches, including three touchdowns receiving and one passing.
Dallas Cowboys receiver CeeDee Lamb had three touchdown catches and Detroit Lions receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown had 10 catches for 117 yards and a TD for the NFC.