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1978 Pro Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
AFC 3 10 0 0

13

NFC 0 0 7 7

14

Date January 23, 1978
Stadium Tampa Stadium, Tampa, Florida
MVP Walter Payton (Chicago Bears)
National anthem
Coin toss
Referee Fred Wyant
Attendance 50,716
Network ABC
Announcers Frank Gifford, Howard Cosell & Don Meredith
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The 1978 Pro Bowl was the NFL's 28th annual all-star game which featured the outstanding performers from the 1977 season. The game was played on Monday, January 23, 1978, at Tampa Stadium in Tampa, Florida before a crowd of 50,716.[1] The final score was NFC 14, AFC 13.[2]

John Madden of the Oakland Raiders lead the AFC team against an NFC team coached by Minnesota Vikings head coach Bud Grant.[1] The referee was Fred Wyant.[1]

Walter Payton of the Chicago Bears was named the game's Most Valuable Player.[3] Players on the winning NFC team received $5,000 apiece while the AFC participants each took home $2,500.[4]

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