The Green Bay Packers’ coaching staff has been selected to coach at the 2016 Pro Bowl, the NFL announced on Wednesday.
The Pro Bowl will be played on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii, and will be televised live on ESPN at 6 p.m. CT.
Head Coach Mike McCarthy and his staff will be assigned to one of the teams following the Pro Bowl Draft — set for Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 6:30 p.m. CT on ESPN2 — while Andy Reid and his Kansas City Chiefs coaching staff will lead the other team.
It will mark the fourth time that McCarthy and his Packers staff will have coached at the Pro Bowl.
Pro Football Hall of Famers Michael Irvin and Jerry Rice will serve as NFL Legends captains for their respective Pro Bowl squads, and will select their coaching staff. The Pro Bowl will continue using the revised game format that debuted with the 2014 game, with the NFL Legends captains having final say over Pro Bowl Draft decisions.
The Packers had four players named to this year’s Pro Bowl: FB John Kuhn (third selection), LB Clay Matthews (sixth selection), QB Aaron Rodgers (fifth selection) and G Josh Sitton (third selection).
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