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CARSON, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 22: Snoop Dogg makes an appearance for the game between the Los Angeles Chargers and the Houston Texans at Dignity Health Sports Park on September 22, 2019 in Carson, California. (Photo by Meg Oliphant/Getty Images)

Football fans will see Deshaun Watson, Kyler Murray, Jamal Adams and Derrick Henry as the real-life participants spearheading the AFC and NFC in the virtual Pro Bowl using Madden NFL 21 this Sunday (Jan. 31).

Murray, Adams, NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace and Marshawn Lynch will represent the NFC. Watson, Henry, Snoop Dogg and Keyshawn Johnson will represent the AFC.

Each player will be allowed to play for one five-minute quarter. They’ll play from their homes with the official AFC and NFC Pro Bowl rosters.

Charissa Thompson and Michael Strahan will host the event starting at 5 p.m. ET, streaming on the EA Madden NFL Twitch channel and the NFL’s YouTube, Twitter and Facebook platforms.

“We’ll be taking the Pro Bowl to the virtual world of Madden this weekend and I can’t wait to do it big with football fans in my favorite game,” Snoop Dogg said in a statement. “I’m a Madden NFL star. So Kyler and Marshawn better watch out, my team is comin’ in to win that championship title for the AFC.”

NFL Network will also broadcast the virtual Pro Bowl game at 8 p.m. Sunday and 12:30 a.m. Monday.

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