List of current National Football League broadcasters
This is a list of active NFL broadcasters, including those for each individual team as well as those that have national rights. Unlike the other three major professional sports leagues in the U.S. (Major League Baseball, the NBA and the NHL), all regular-season and post-season games are shown on American television on one of five national networks. Most preseason games are still televised by regional/local broadcasters, with selected preseason games simulcast on national networks.
All regular-season and postseason games are shown in the U.S. on one of five national networks: the broadcast networks of CBS, Fox, or NBC; or the cable channels ESPN or NFL Network. The league does not, in general, have an anti-siphoning rule for regular season games, and such games can be (and are) carried on both the cable outlet and the local affiliate. Since 2018, selected regular season games airing on NFL Network are also simulcast on Fox. For those regular season games aired exclusively on NFL Network or ESPN, they are also simulcast on a local broadcast station in each of the home markets of the two participating teams (determined by a bidding process). ESPN also airs one postseason game that is also simulcast on their sister national broadcast network ABC; all other postseason games air televised on either CBS, Fox, or NBC. As part of the Sports Broadcasting Act of 1961, the U.S government granted the NFL permission to sell the rights to all regular season and postseason games to the national networks, as an exemption to antitrust laws.
Most preseason games, except a few contests such as the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game, are not televised by the national networks, and the league leaves television rights for those contests up to the individual teams. Most teams produce the games, either themselves or with help from the networks, and set up small syndication networks to carry games throughout the league-designated primary and secondary markets each team serves. The stations that win bidding to locally broadcast cable games are not necessarily the same as the ones who broadcast preseason contests, as the bidding processes are separate; this list is of the preseason broadcasters. In the event that a preseason game does not sell out, the local rightsholder must delay the broadcast a minimum of 24 hours (this rule, along with the rest of the league's blackout policies, was suspended for the 2015 season). NFL Network sometimes simulcasts select preseason games using the feeds of the local broadcast crews. In these cases, the NFL does impose an anti-siphoning rule and does not carry a live game in a particular market if a local station is broadcasting the same game.
On radio, all 32 teams have regional/local syndication networks that carry all preseason, regular season and most postseason games; these are listed here. Radio syndication networks are mostly unrestricted and can be carried anywhere in North America, and several supplemental networks (Compass Media Networks, Sports USA Radio Network) also carry additional Sunday afternoon games outside the home teams' markets. The league's night games are carried both by local networks and by the NFL on Westwood One, a partnership that goes back several decades; the Super Bowl is exclusive to Westwood One, and local broadcasts of that game can only be carried on one flagship station in each team's market.
The following is a list of local radio and preseason TV broadcasters for each individual team. Four teams, the Arizona Cardinals, the Baltimore Ravens, the Minnesota Vikings, and the New York Giants, do preseason television/radio simulcasts. Some teams like the New England Patriots and the San Francisco 49ers have their regular radio announcers instead call their preseason telecasts, and then have a different announcing team call their preseason radio broadcasts. For the preseason telecasts of many other teams, they may employ announcers who work for the national networks (either NFL or college football games) during the regular season.
Several teams also offer Spanish language broadcasts to serve their Hispanic fan bases.
All regular-season and playoff games, as well as some preseason games, are shown in the U.S. on one of the following six national networks. If a regular season game is nationally exclusive on either NFL Network or ESPN games, it is also simulcast on a local broadcast station in each of the home markets of the two participating teams.
Note - In the event of a scheduling conflict, NFL Network can also use other Fox NFL personalities.
Spanish national broadcasters
All regular-season and playoff games, as well as some preseason games, are available in Spanish.
|Network||Lead Play-by-play||Lead Analyst||Lead Sideline Reporter||Notes|
|NFL on CBS using SAP function.||Armando Quintero, Benny Ricardo, Alfredo Bejar, Nelson Fernández, Halim Zadat, José Antonio Melian, Jerry Olaya, Roberto Abramowitz.||Benny Ricardo||-||National Sunday afternoon and evening games|
|NFL on Fox on Fox Deportes or SAP function.||Francisco X. Rivera, Jessi Losada, Adrian Garcia Marquez, Luis Rodríguez, Eduardo Blancas, John Laguna, Pepe Mantilla, Fernando González.||John Laguna, Brady Poppinga||Jaime Motta, Troy Santiago, Pablo Alsina|
|NBC Sunday Night Football on Universo or using SAP function.||René Giraldo||Édgar López, Rolando Cantú||Verónica Contreras||National Sunday night games|
|Monday Night Football on ESPN Deportes||Eduardo Varela||Pablo Viruega||John Sutcliffe||National Monday night games|
|Thursday Night Football using SAP on Fox/NFLN (some games on Fox Deportes)||Jessi Losada or Adrian Garcia Marquez (Fox)||Rolando Cantú (Fox)||Jaime Motta (Fox)||National Thursday night games|
|Thursday Night Football using SAP on NFLN||Roberto Abramowitz|
Amazon broadcast Thursday and Saturday games
|Network||Lead Play-by-play||Lead Analyst||Notes|
|NFL Films International||Kevin Burkhardt||Charles Davis||Super Bowl English language coverage only|
|ESPN International||Joe Tessitore||Booger McFarland||Super Bowl English language coverage only (Australia and New Zealand only)|
|ESPN Brasil||Rômulo Mendonça, Renan do Couto, Ari Aguiar, Fernando Nardini, Rogério Vaughan, Matheus Suman, Matheus Pinheiro.||Paulo Antunes, Paulo Mancha, Antony Curti, Eduardo Zolin, Weinny Eirado.||André Kfouri (Super Bowl only).||Sunday afternoon, Sunday, Monday and Thursday night games (Pay TV). Also available in English on SAP.|
- Latin America: ESPN, FOX Sports Latin America and NFL Sunday Ticket
- Mexico: ESPN Latin America, FOX Sports Latin America, Azteca Deportes, Televisa Deportes
|FOX Sports Latin America||José Pablo Coello, Ernesto del Valle, Alejandro Correa, Fernando Von Rossum de la Vega, Juan Carlos Vázquez.||Ricardo García, Carlos Rosado, Emilio León Baz.||Ricardo García||Selected Sunday afternoon games, national Thursday and Saturday night games. Selected Playoffs games + Pro Bowl + Super Bowl. English-language commentaries available using SAP.|
|ESPN Latin America||Eduardo Varela (Monday night), Ciro Procuna (Sunday night and NFL Red Zone), Sergio Dipp (NFL Red Zone), Kenneth Garay (NFL Compacts).||Pablo Viruega (Monday night), Sergio Dipp (Sunday night), Roberto Abramowitz (NFL Compacts), Alex Pombo (NFL Compacts), Marco Martos (NFL Red Zone), Eitán Benezra (NFL Red Zone).||John Sutcliffe, Ciro Procuna, Sebastián Martínez Christensen, Sergio Dipp, Mauricio Pedroza, Carlos "Tapa" Nava.||National Sunday and Monday night games + selected Playoffs games + Pro Bowl + Super Bowl. NFL Red Zone is broadcast on ESPN+. Selected Sunday afternoon games are shown as a one-hour "NFL Compact". Games available in English using SAP or sometimes on ESPN3 as an independent feed.|
|Azteca||Enrique Garay||Joaquín Castillo, Eduardo Ruiz, Pablo de Rubbens.||Inés Sainz||Enhanced version of NFL Red Zone with commercial breaks. Full AFC playoffs games + Super Bowl.|
|Televisa||Antonio de Valdés, Enrique Burak||José Segarra, Gustavo Torrero, Guillermo Schutz, Agustín Castillo.||Luis Alberto Martínez||Selected Sunday afternoon games. Coverage of Monday Night Football (only Mexico City Game), NFC playoffs games + Super Bowl.|
|NFL Network||Jessi Losada (Fox)||Rolando Cantú (Fox)||Jaime Motta (Fox)||National Thursday and Saturday night games. Original telecast in English. Spanish version available on SAP. NFL Network is available on SKY for Mexico and Central America, as well as other cable providers.|
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|Andorra, Spain||Movistar+ (pay)
#Vamos (free): Kickoff game, SNF, selected regular season and playoff games and the Super Bowl
Play-by-play announcers: Moises Molina, Miguel Angel Calleja and Javier Lopez
TNF uses US commentary for live coverage
Puls 4 (FTA),
|Balkans||Sport Klub (pay)|
|Belgium, Luxembourg, and Portugal||Eleven Sports (pay)|
|Czech Republic and Slovakia||Premier Sport (pay)|
|DACH and Italy||DAZN (pay)|
|France||L'Equipe (FTA, live coverage for Sunday games and play-offs (inc. Super Bowl))beIN Sports (pay-TV)|
ProSieben Maxx (regular) (FTA),
|Ireland and UK||BBC Two (FTA, UK only): weekly highlights, London International Series Games and Super Bowl
5: Live coverage of Monday Night Football, plus highlights on Sunday
Sky Sports (Pay): all Nationally Televised Games
Both broadcasters use US commentary.
|Netherlands||Fox Sports International (Pay)|
|Russia||Viasat Sport (pay)|
|Indian subcontinent||FanCode (Pay)|
|Indonesia, Timor Leste||Mola TV (Pay-streaming): Live coverage up to six regular season games per-week and play-offs (inc. Super Bowl) (all will using US English commentary)|
|Korea||MBC Sports+ (Pay): Live broadcasts of regular season games as well as NFL playoffs, Pro Bowl and the Super Bowl (using Korean commentary) at 3-10 am KST.|
|Philippines||One Sports (FTA) / One Sports+ (Pay): Live broadcasts of Thursday Night Football, Sunday Night Football and Monday Night Football games (using US commentary) at 8 am PST.|
|Thailand||TrueVisions broadcast seven games a week. Thursday night, Sunday night, and Monday night games as well as all playoff games.|
|Australia||ESPN (Pay)" Up to three live games per week including Thursday, Sunday and Monday Night Football, NFL RedZone, and all playoffs.|
|New Zealand||Sky Sport (Pay): One live game every Monday night in HD (where available)
Spark Sport (Pay): Thursday night day night game live (Friday in NZ). Three Sunday games live (Monday in NZ)
ESPN (Pay): Sunday Night Football and Monday Night Football. Most play-off games.
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