List of NFC Championship Game broadcasters

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The following is a list of the television and radio networks and announcers who have broadcast the National Football Conference Championship Game throughout the years. The years listed concentrate on the season instead of the calendar year that the game took place. The forerunner to the NFC Championship Game (prior to the 1970 AFL–NFL merger) was the NFL Championship Game.

For more details on this topic, see List of NFL Championship Game broadcasters.

Television[edit]

2010s[edit]

Season Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s) Studio host Studio analysts Trophy presentation
2013 San Francisco at Seattle Fox Joe Buck Troy Aikman Pam Oliver and Erin Andrews Curt Menefee Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long, Michael Strahan and Jimmy Johnson Terry Bradshaw
2012 San Francisco at Atlanta Fox Joe Buck Troy Aikman Pam Oliver and Erin Andrews Curt Menefee Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long, Michael Strahan and Jimmy Johnson Terry Bradshaw
2011 N.Y. Giants at San Francisco Fox Joe Buck Troy Aikman Pam Oliver and Chris Myers Curt Menefee Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long, Michael Strahan and Jimmy Johnson Terry Bradshaw
2010 Green Bay at Chicago Fox Joe Buck Troy Aikman Pam Oliver and Chris Myers Curt Menefee Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long, Michael Strahan and Jimmy Johnson Terry Bradshaw

2000s[edit]

Season Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s) Studio host Studio analysts Trophy presentation
2009[1] Minnesota at New Orleans Fox Joe Buck Troy Aikman Pam Oliver and Chris Myers Curt Menefee Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long, Michael Strahan and Jimmy Johnson Chris Myers
2008[2] Philadelphia at Arizona Fox Joe Buck Troy Aikman Pam Oliver and Chris Myers Curt Menefee Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long, Michael Strahan and Jimmy Johnson Terry Bradshaw
2007[3] N.Y. Giants at Green Bay Fox Joe Buck Troy Aikman Pam Oliver and Chris Myers Curt Menefee Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Jimmy Johnson Terry Bradshaw
2006[4] New Orleans at Chicago Fox Joe Buck Troy Aikman Pam Oliver and Chris Myers Joe Buck and Curt Menefee Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Jimmy Johnson Terry Bradshaw
2005[5] Carolina at Seattle Fox Joe Buck Troy Aikman Pam Oliver and Chris Myers James Brown Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Jimmy Johnson Terry Bradshaw
2004[6] Atlanta at Philadelphia Fox Joe Buck Troy Aikman and Cris Collinsworth Pam Oliver and Chris Myers James Brown Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Jimmy Johnson Terry Bradshaw
2003[7] Carolina at Philadelphia Fox Joe Buck Troy Aikman and Cris Collinsworth Pam Oliver and Chris Myers James Brown Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Jimmy Johnson Terry Bradshaw
2002[8] Tampa Bay at Philadelphia Fox Joe Buck Troy Aikman and Cris Collinsworth Pam Oliver and Ron Pitts James Brown Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Jimmy Johnson Terry Bradshaw
2001[9] Philadelphia at St. Louis Fox Pat Summerall John Madden Ron Pitts and Pam Oliver James Brown Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Cris Collinsworth Ron Pitts
2000[10] Minnesota at N.Y. Giants Fox Pat Summerall John Madden Pam Oliver and D. J. Johnson James Brown Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Cris Collinsworth Terry Bradshaw

Notes[edit]

  • In 2008, Fox's studio show did not go on-site for the first time since 2001. However, Terry Bradshaw left the studios in Los Angeles after the pregame show so he could emcee the trophy presentation.

1990s[edit]

Season Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s) Studio host Studio analysts Trophy presentation
1999[11] Tampa Bay at St. Louis Fox Pat Summerall John Madden Ron Pitts and D. J. Johnson James Brown Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Cris Collinsworth Terry Bradshaw
1998[12] Atlanta at Minnesota Fox Pat Summerall John Madden Ron Pitts and Pam Oliver James Brown Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Cris Collinsworth Terry Bradshaw
1997[13] Green Bay at San Francisco Fox Pat Summerall John Madden Ron Pitts and Pam Oliver James Brown Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Ronnie Lott Terry Bradshaw
1996[14] Carolina at Green Bay Fox Pat Summerall John Madden Ron Pitts James Brown Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Ronnie Lott Terry Bradshaw
1995[15] Green Bay at Dallas Fox Pat Summerall John Madden Matt Millen and Pam Oliver James Brown Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Jimmy Johnson Terry Bradshaw
1994[16] Dallas at San Francisco Fox Pat Summerall John Madden Matt Millen James Brown Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Jimmy Johnson Terry Bradshaw
1993[17] San Francisco at Dallas CBS Pat Summerall John Madden Jim Gray Greg Gumbel Terry Bradshaw Lesley Visser
1992[18] Dallas at San Francisco CBS Pat Summerall John Madden Jim Gray Greg Gumbel Terry Bradshaw Lesley Visser
1991[19] Detroit at Washington CBS Pat Summerall John Madden Greg Gumbel Terry Bradshaw Lesley Visser
1990[20] N.Y. Giants at San Francisco CBS Pat Summerall John Madden Verne Lundquist Greg Gumbel Terry Bradshaw Lesley Visser

1980s[edit]

Season Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s) Studio host Studio analysts Trophy presentation
1989[21] L.A. Rams at San Francisco CBS Pat Summerall John Madden Irv Cross, Will McDonough, and Randy Cross Brent Musburger Dick Butkus and Mike Ditka Irv Cross
1988[22] San Francisco at Chicago CBS Pat Summerall John Madden Irv Cross and Will McDonough Brent Musburger Dick Butkus Brent Musburger
1987[23] Minnesota at Washington CBS Pat Summerall John Madden James Brown Brent Musburger Brent Musburger
1986[24] Washington at N.Y. Giants CBS Pat Summerall John Madden Irv Cross Brent Musburger Brent Musburger
1985[25] L.A. Rams at Chicago CBS Pat Summerall John Madden Irv Cross Brent Musburger Brent Musburger
1984[26] Chicago at San Francisco CBS Pat Summerall John Madden Irv Cross Brent Musburger Dick Vermeil and Jimmy Snyder Brent Musburger
1983[27] San Francisco at Washington CBS Pat Summerall John Madden Jimmy Snyder Brent Musburger Brent Musburger
1982[28] Dallas at Washington CBS Pat Summerall John Madden Jimmy Snyder Brent Musburger Brent Musburger
1981[29] Dallas at San Francisco CBS Vin Scully Hank Stram Irv Cross and Terry Bradshaw Brent Musburger Phyllis George, Jimmy Snyder and Roger Staubach Irv Cross
1980[30] Dallas at Philadelphia CBS Pat Summerall Tom Brookshier Jimmy Snyder Brent Musburger Brent Musburger

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1970s[edit]

Season Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
1979[31] L.A. Rams at Tampa Bay CBS Pat Summerall Tom Brookshier Brent Musburger
1978[32] Dallas at L.A. Rams CBS Pat Summerall Tom Brookshier Frank Glieber
1977[33] Minnesota at Dallas CBS Vin Scully Alex Hawkins Tim Ryan and Gary Bender
1976[34] L.A. Rams at Minnesota CBS Pat Summerall Tom Brookshier Sam Huff
1975[35] Dallas at L.A. Rams CBS Vin Scully Sonny Jurgensen Sam Huff
1974[36] L.A. Rams at Minnesota CBS Pat Summerall Tom Brookshier and Bart Starr Sam Huff
1973[37] Minnesota at Dallas CBS Jack Buck Pat Summerall and Wayne Walker Jack Whitaker
1972[38] Dallas at Washington CBS Jack Buck Pat Summerall Bruce Roberts
1971[39] San Francisco at Dallas CBS Jack Buck Pat Summerall Bruce Roberts
1970[40] Dallas at San Francisco CBS Ray Scott Pat Summerall Jack Whitaker

Radio[edit]

2010s[edit]

Season Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
2013 San Francisco at Seattle Westwood One Kevin Kugler James Lofton Mark Malone
2012 San Francisco at Atlanta Dial Global Dave Sims James Lofton Tony Boselli
2011 N.Y. Giants at San Francisco Dial Global Kevin Harlan Dan Fouts Mark Malone
2010 Green Bay at Chicago CBS/Westwood One Kevin Harlan Randy Cross Mark Malone

2000s[edit]

Season Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
2009 Minnesota at New Orleans CBS/Westwood One Dave Sims James Lofton Hub Arkush
2008 Philadelphia at Arizona CBS/Westwood One Marv Albert Jim Fassel Mark Malone
2007 N.Y. Giants at Green Bay CBS/Westwood One Bill Rosinski Jim Fassel Kevin Kiley
2006 New Orleans at Chicago CBS/Westwood One Dave Sims Bob Trumpy Kevin Kiley
2005 Carolina at Seattle CBS/Westwood One Joel Meyers John Riggins Rick Walker
2004 Atlanta at Philadelphia CBS/Westwood One Joel Meyers Bob Trumpy Rick Walker
2003 Carolina at Philadelphia CBS/Westwood One Joel Meyers Bob Trumpy John Dockery
2002 Tampa Bay at Philadelphia CBS/Westwood One Joel Meyers Bob Trumpy John Dockery
2001 Philadelphia at St. Louis CBS/Westwood One Howard David Boomer Esiason
2000 Minnesota at N.Y. Giants CBS/Westwood One Howard David Matt Millen and Boomer Esiason

1990s[edit]

Season Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1999 Tampa Bay at St. Louis CBS/Westwood One Mike Kelly Matt Millen
1998 Atlanta at Minnesota CBS/Westwood One John Rooney Matt Millen
1997 Green Bay at San Francisco CBS/Westwood One Howard David Matt Millen
1996 Carolina at Green Bay CBS/Westwood One Howard David Matt Millen
1995 Green Bay at Dallas CBS/Westwood One Jack Buck Hank Stram
1994 Dallas at San Francisco CBS Jack Buck Hank Stram
1993 San Francisco at Dallas CBS Jack Buck Hank Stram
1992 Dallas at San Francisco CBS Jack Buck Hank Stram
1991 Detroit at Washington CBS Jack Buck Hank Stram
1990 N.Y. Giants at San Francisco CBS Jack Buck Hank Stram

1980s[edit]

Season Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1989 L.A. Rams at San Francisco CBS Jack Buck Hank Stram
1988 San Francisco at Chicago CBS Jack Buck Hank Stram
1987 Minnesota at Washington CBS Jack Buck Hank Stram
1986 Washington at N.Y. Giants NBC Don Criqui Bob Trumpy
1985 L.A. Rams at Chicago NBC Don Criqui Bob Trumpy
1984 Chicago at San Francisco CBS Lindsey Nelson Jim Kelly
1983 San Francisco at Washington CBS Jack Buck Hank Stram
1982 Dallas at Washington CBS Jack Buck Hank Stram
1981 Dallas at San Francisco CBS Jack Buck Pat Summerall
1980 Dallas at Philadelphia CBS Jack Buck Hank Stram

1970s[edit]

Season Teams Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1979 L.A. Rams at Tampa Bay CBS Jack Buck Hank Stram
1978 Dallas at L.A. Rams CBS Jack Buck Hank Stram
1977 Minnesota at Dallas Mutual Bob Starr
1976 L.A. Rams at Minnesota Mutual Don Klein
1975 Dallas at L.A. Rams Mutual Don Klein Jim Kelly
1974 L.A. Rams at Minnesota Mutual Don Klein
1973 Minnesota at Dallas Mutual Don Klein Andy Musser
1972 Dallas at Washington Mutual Don Klein Andy Musser
1971 San Francisco at Dallas Mutual Don Klein Bob Reynolds
1970 Dallas at San Francisco Mutual

Local Radio[edit]

1990s[edit]

Season Teams Flagship station Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
1997 Green Bay at San Francisco WTMJ-AM (Green Bay)
KGO-AM (San Francisco) Joe Starkey Wayne Walker
1994 Dallas at San Francisco KVIL-FM (Dallas) Brad Sham Dale Hansen
KGO-AM (San Francisco) Joe Starkey Wayne Walker
1993 San Francisco at Dallas KGO-AM (San Francisco) Joe Starkey Wayne Walker
KVIL-FM (Dallas) Brad Sham Dale Hansen
1992 Dallas at San Francisco KVIL-FM (Dallas) Brad Sham Dale Hansen
KGO-AM (San Francisco) Joe Starkey Wayne Walker
1991 Detroit at Washington WWJ-AM (Detroit) Mark Champion Jim Brandstatter
WMAL-AM (Washington) Frank Herzog Sam Huff and Sonny Jurgenson
1990 N.Y. Giants at San Francisco WNEW-AM (N.Y. Giants) Jim Gordon Karl Nelson and Dick Lynch
KGO-AM (San Francisco) Joe Starkey Wayne Walker

1980s[edit]

Season Teams Flagship station Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
1989 L.A. Rams at San Francisco KMPC-AM (L.A. Rams) Bob Starr Jack Youngblood
KGO-AM (San Francisco) Joe Starkey Wayne Walker
1988 San Francisco at Chicago KGO-AM (San Francisco) Lon Simmons Wayne Walker Joe Starkey
WGN-AM (Chicago) Wayne Larrivee Hub Arkush and Jim Hart
1987 Minnesota at Washington KSTP-FM (Minnesota) Joe McConnell Stu Voigt
WMAL-AM (Washington) Frank Herzog Sam Huff and Sonny Jurgenson
1984 Chicago at San Francisco WBBM-AM (Chicago) Joe McConnell Brad Palmer
KCBS-AM (San Francisco) Don Klein Don Heinreich
1982 Dallas at Washington KRLD-AM (Dallas) Verne Lundquist Brad Sham and Charlie Waters
WMAL-AM (Washington) Frank Herzog Sam Huff and Sonny Jurgenson
1981 Dallas at San Francisco KRLD-AM (Dallas) Verne Lundquist Brad Sham
KCBS-AM (San Francisco) Don Klein Wayne Walker

1970s[edit]

Season Teams Flagship station Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1970 Dallas at San Francisco WFAA-AM (Dallas) Bill Mercer Verne Lundquist
KSFO-AM (San Francisco) Lon Simmons Russ Hodges

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