The 2022 Pro Bowl Legends captains were named for the 2022 Pro Bowl in Las Vegas. The captains include Pro Football Hall of Famer Rod Woodson, along with Luke Kuechly, Reggie Wayne, and Jason Witten. The Pro Bowl will feature a match-up between the AFC and NFC, with each conference led by two Legends captains – one offensive and one defensive.
Wayne and Woodson will lead the AFC, while Witten and Kuechly will lead the NFC. The four Legends captains, who were collectively selected to 35 Pro Bowls, will serve as mentors for the Pro Bowl players and be present on the sidelines on gameday. The captains will also attend various events throughout Pro Bowl Week in Las Vegas, including the 2022 Pro Bowl Skills Showdown.
The 2022 Pro Bowl, presented by Verizon, kicks off at 3 PM ET on Sunday, February 6, and will be televised on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and simulcast on ABC. Tickets are available now on ProBowl.com and will allow fans special benefits on gameday, including access to the Pro Bowl Red Carpet and other family-friendly activities.
Luke Kuechly: The seven-time Pro Bowler was chosen in the first round by the Carolina Panthers in the 2012 NFL Draft. Kuechly posted eight consecutive 100-tackle seasons and helped lead the Carolina Panthers to a Super Bowl berth in 2015. A five-time first-team All-Pro selection, he was named to the NFL’s All-Decade Team of the 2010s and was named the Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award recipient in 2017.
Reggie Wayne: The six-time Pro Bowler was chosen in the first round of the 2001 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts. During his 14-year NFL career in Indianapolis (2001-14), he totaled 1,070 receptions for 14,345 receiving yards, both 10th-most in league history, along with 82 touchdown receptions, including eight 1,000-yard seasons and four 100-catch campaigns. He was inducted into the Colts Ring of Honor in 2018 and is a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame for the third consecutive year.
Jason Witten: The 11-time Pro Bowler was chosen by the Dallas Cowboys in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft. During his 17-year NFL career (2003-17, 2019-20), including 16 seasons with the Cowboys and the 2020 season with the Las Vegas Raiders, Witten appeared in 271 games, the most all-time by a tight end, while his 1,228 receptions are the second-most by a tight end all-time and the fourth-most in NFL history, and his 13,046 receiving yards rank as the second-most by a tight end in league history. Witten was the recipient of the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award in 2012.
Rod Woodson: The 11-time Pro Bowler, who was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2009, was chosen in the first round by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1987 NFL Draft. During his 17-year career, Woodson, the NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 1993, spent time with the Steelers (1987-96), San Francisco 49ers (1997), Baltimore Ravens (1998-2001) and Oakland Raiders (2002-03). In 238 career games, he registered 71 interceptions – the third-most in NFL history – including 12 interceptions returned for a touchdown, the most in league history.
For the first time, Pro Bowl Week festivities will take place in Las Vegas at Allegiant Stadium and across the Las Vegas area, bringing free experiences and activities to fans as well as events focused on commemorating all levels of football – from youth to high school to the NFL's best. Some of the Pro Bowl Week events include Pro Bowl practices, Pro Bowl Skills Showdown, NFL FLAG Championships presented by Subway and the East-West Shrine Bowl.
More information about these and all the events taking place during Pro Bowl Week is available at ProBowl.com.