Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson tossed three first-half touchdown passes to lead Team Irvin to a 49-27 win over Team Rice in the NFL’s Pro Bowl game on Sunday in Hawaii.
The former Badger was the first player picked in the all-star game’s draft. His touchdown passes went 14 yards to Atlanta’s Julio Jones, tw0-yards to Atlanta’s Devonta Freeman and 10-yards to Rams running back Todd Gurley.
Minnesota’s Teddy Bridgewater and Tampa Bay’s Jameis Winston each added two TD passes for Team Irvin.
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews, guard Josh Sitton, fullback John Kuhn and linebacker Julius Peppers all played for Team Rice. Matthews led the way with six tackles. Kuhn caught three passes for 17 yards.
Packers associate head coach Winston Moss served as coach of Team Irvin, taking over for Mike McCarthy who stayed back home in Green Bay because of illness.