|Date||February 1, 1981|
|Stadium||Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii|
|MVP||Eddie Murray (Detroit Lions)|
|TV in the United States|
|Announcers||Frank Gifford, Howard Cosell, Fran Tarkenton & Lynn Swann|
The 1981 Pro Bowl was the NFL's 31st annual all-star game which featured the outstanding performers from the 1980 season. The game was played on Sunday, February 1, 1981, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. The final score was NFC 21, AFC 7.
LT - Pat Donovan LT - Mike Kenn LG - Kent Hill LG - Herbert Scott C - Rich Saul C - Jeff Van Note RG - Dennis Harrah RT - Dan Dierdorf QB - Steve Bartkowski QB - Ron Jaworski RB - Ottis Anderson RB - Billy Sims RB - Walter Payton FB - William Andrews TE - Jimmie Giles TE - Junior Miller WR - Alfred Jenkins WR - Pat Tilley WR - Harold Carmichael WR - Ahmad Rash?d WR - James Lofton
LCB Pat Thomas LCB Lemar Parrish FS - Nolan Cromwell LLB - Matt Blair LOLB - Dave Lewis LOLB - Brad Van Pelt MLB - Jack Reynolds MLB - Bob Breunig SS - Gary Fencik RCB - Joe Lavender RCB - Rod Perry LDE Dan Hampton NT - Charlie Johnson LDT Larry Brooks RDT Randy White RDE - Al Baker RDE - Lee Roy Selmon
LT - Art Shell LT - Doug Dieken LG - Doug Wilkerson LG - John Hannah C - Tom DeLeone C - Mike Webster RG - Joe DeLamilleure RT - Marvin Powell QB - Dan Fouts QB - Brian Sipe RB - Kenny King RB - Earl Campbell FB - Mike Pruitt FB - Franco Harris TE - Dave Casper TE - Kellen Winslow WR - Jerry Butler WR - Charlie Joiner WR - Stanley Morgan WR - John Jefferson
LCB -Lester Hayes FS - Tim Fox FS - Gary Barbaro LLB - Jack Ham LLB - Matt Blair LILB - Steve Nelson LOLB - Ted Hendricks MLB - Jack Lambert ROLB - Robert Brazille SS - Donnie Shell RCB - Greg Stemrick RCB - Mike Haynes LDE - Art Still NT - Charlie Johnson LDT - Louie Kelcher RDT - Gary Johnson RDE - Julius Adams RDE - Fred Dean
Players on the winning NFC team received $5,000 apiece while the AFC participants each took home $2,500. The game was the first in NFL history played in February.