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List of AFC Championship Game broadcasters


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_AFC_Championship_Game_broadcasters
Updated: 2017-08-06T09:22Z
The following is a list of the television and radio networks and announcers who have broadcast the American 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 AFC Championship Game (prior to the 1970 AFL–NFL merger) was the AFL Championship Game.

Television

2010s

SeasonTeamsNetworkPlay-by-playColor commentator(s)Sideline reporter(s)Studio hostStudio analystsTrophy presentation
2016Pittsburgh at New EnglandCBSJim NantzPhil SimmsTracy Wolfson & Jay Feely James BrownTony Gonzalez, Bill Cowher, Bart Scott and Boomer EsiasonJim Nantz
2015New England at DenverCBSJim NantzPhil SimmsTracy Wolfson and Evan WashburnJames BrownTony Gonzalez, Bill Cowher, Bart Scott and Boomer EsiasonJim Nantz
2014Indianapolis at New EnglandCBSJim NantzPhil SimmsTracy WolfsonJames BrownTony Gonzalez, Bill Cowher, Bart Scott and Boomer EsiasonJim Nantz
2013New England at DenverCBSJim NantzPhil SimmsTracy WolfsonJames BrownDan Marino, Bill Cowher, Shannon Sharpe and Boomer EsiasonJim Nantz
2012Baltimore at New EnglandCBSJim NantzPhil SimmsSteve Tasker and Solomon WilcotsJames BrownDan Marino, Bill Cowher, Shannon Sharpe and Boomer EsiasonJim Nantz
2011Baltimore at New EnglandCBSJim NantzPhil SimmsSteve TaskerJames BrownDan Marino, Bill Cowher, Shannon Sharpe and Boomer EsiasonJim Nantz
2010N.Y. Jets at PittsburghCBSJim NantzPhil SimmsSteve TaskerJames BrownDan Marino, Bill Cowher, Shannon Sharpe and Boomer EsiasonJim Nantz

2000s

SeasonTeamsNetworkPlay-by-playColor commentator(s)Sideline reporter(s)Studio hostStudio analystsTrophy presentation
2009[1]N.Y. Jets at IndianapolisCBSJim NantzPhil SimmsSteve TaskerJames BrownDan Marino, Bill Cowher, Shannon Sharpe and Boomer EsiasonJim Nantz
2008[2]Baltimore at PittsburghCBSJim NantzPhil SimmsSteve TaskerJames BrownDan Marino, Bill Cowher, Shannon Sharpe and Boomer EsiasonJim Nantz
2007[3]San Diego at New EnglandCBSJim NantzPhil SimmsSteve TaskerJames BrownDan Marino, Bill Cowher, Shannon Sharpe and Boomer EsiasonJim Nantz
2006[4]New England at IndianapolisCBSJim NantzPhil SimmsSteve Tasker and Solomon WilcotsJames BrownDan Marino, Shannon Sharpe and Boomer EsiasonJim Nantz
2005[5]Pittsburgh at DenverCBSJim NantzPhil SimmsArmen Keteyian and Bonnie BernsteinGreg GumbelDan Marino, Shannon Sharpe and Boomer EsiasonGreg Gumbel
2004[6]New England at PittsburghCBSJim NantzPhil SimmsArmen Keteyian and Bonnie BernsteinGreg GumbelDan Marino, Shannon Sharpe and Boomer EsiasonGreg Gumbel
2003[7]Indianapolis at New EnglandCBSGreg GumbelPhil SimmsArmen Keteyian and Bonnie BernsteinJim NantzDan Marino, Deion Sanders and Boomer EsiasonJim Nantz
2002[8]Tennessee at OaklandCBSGreg GumbelPhil SimmsArmen Keteyian and Bonnie BernsteinJim NantzDan Marino, Deion Sanders and Boomer EsiasonJim Nantz
2001[9]New England at PittsburghCBSGreg GumbelPhil SimmsArmen Keteyian and Bonnie BernsteinJim NantzMike Ditka, Randy Cross, Jerry Glanville and Deion SandersJim Nantz
2000[10]Baltimore at OaklandCBSGreg GumbelPhil SimmsArmen Keteyian and Bonnie BernsteinJim NantzMike Ditka, Craig James, Randy Cross and Jerry GlanvilleJim Nantz

1990s

SeasonTeamsNetworkPlay-by-playColor commentator(s)Sideline reporter(s)Studio hostStudio analystTrophy presentation
1999[11]Tennessee at JacksonvilleCBSGreg GumbelPhil SimmsArmen Keteyian and Bonnie BernsteinJim NantzCraig James, Randy Cross and Jerry GlanvilleJim Nantz
1998[12]N.Y. Jets at DenverCBSGreg GumbelPhil SimmsArmen Keteyian and Michele TafoyaJim NantzMarcus Allen, Craig James, Randy Cross and Brent JonesJim Nantz
1997[13]Denver at PittsburghNBCDick EnbergPhil Simms and Paul MaguireJim Gray and John DockeryGreg Gumbel and Ahmad RashādCris Collinsworth, Sam Wyche and Joe GibbsGreg Gumbel
1996[14]Jacksonville at New EnglandNBCDick EnbergPhil Simms and Paul MaguireJim Gray and Randy CrossGreg Gumbel and Ahmad RashādCris Collinsworth, Mike Ditka and Joe GibbsGreg Gumbel
1995[15]Indianapolis at PittsburghNBCDick EnbergPhil Simms and Paul MaguireJim Gray and Will McDonoughGreg Gumbel and Ahmad RashādMike Ditka, Joe Gibbs and Joe MontanaGreg Gumbel
1994[16]San Diego at PittsburghNBCDick EnbergBob TrumpyJim Gray and Will McDonough[17]Greg Gumbel and Ahmad Rashād[18]Mike Ditka and Joe Gibbs[19]Greg Gumbel[20]
1993[21]Kansas City at BuffaloNBCDick EnbergBob TrumpyO. J. Simpson and Will McDonoughJim LampleyMike Ditka
1992[22]Buffalo at MiamiNBCDick EnbergBob TrumpyBob CostasO. J. Simpson, Will McDonough and Buddy Ryan
1991[23]Denver at BuffaloNBCDick EnbergBill WalshBob CostasO. J. Simpson, Will McDonough and Bill ParcellsBob Costas
1990[24]L.A. Raiders at BuffaloNBCDick EnbergBill WalshBob CostasO. J. Simpson, Will McDonough

1980s

SeasonTeamsNetworkPlay-by-playColor commentator(s)Sideline reporter(s)Studio hostStudio analystTrophy presentation
1989[25]Cleveland at DenverNBCDick EnbergBill WalshJim DonovanDick Enberg[26]O. J. Simpson, Bobby Beathard, Jim Donovan[27] and Ralph Wiley[28]O. J. Simpson
1988[29]Buffalo at CincinnatiNBCDick EnbergMerlin OlsenPaul MaguireBob CostasAhmad Rashād, Gayle Gardner and Don Shula
1987[30]Cleveland at DenverNBCDick EnbergMerlin OlsenPaul MaguireBob CostasAhmad Rashād and Don Shula
1986[31]Denver at ClevelandNBCDick EnbergMerlin OlsenBob GrieseBob CostasAhmad Rashād, Paul Maguire and Don Shula
1985[32]New England at MiamiNBCDick EnbergMerlin OlsenBob GrieseBob CostasAhmad Rashād and Pete Axthelm
1984[33]Pittsburgh at MiamiNBCDick EnbergMerlin OlsenAhmad RashādBob CostasPete Axthelm and Bill Macatee
1983[34]Seattle at L.A. RaidersNBCDick EnbergMerlin OlsenAhmad RashādLen BermanPete Axthelm, Bill Macatee and Dave MarashAhmad Rashād
1982[35]N.Y. Jets at MiamiNBCDick EnbergMerlin OlsenBob Griese and Ahmad RashādLen BermanPete Axthelm and Mike Adamle
1981[36]San Diego at CincinnatiNBC[37]Dick EnbergMerlin OlsenMike AdamleBryant GumbelPete Axthelm
1980[38]Oakland at San DiegoNBCDick EnbergMerlin OlsenMike Adamle, John Brodie and Len DawsonBryant GumbelPete Axthelm

1970s

SeasonTeamsNetworkPlay-by-playColor commentator(s)Sideline reporter(s)
1979[39]Houston at PittsburghNBCDick EnbergMerlin OlsenBryant Gumbel and Mike Adamle
1978[40]Houston at PittsburghNBCCurt GowdyJohn Brodie and Merlin OlsenBryant Gumbel and Mike Adamle
1977[41]Oakland at DenverNBCDick EnbergLen DawsonLee Leonard and Mike Adamle
1976[42]Pittsburgh at OaklandNBCCurt GowdyDon MeredithBryant Gumbel
1975[43]Oakland at PittsburghNBCCurt GowdyAl DeRogatis and Don MeredithJim Simpson
1974[44]Pittsburgh at OaklandNBCCurt GowdyAl DeRogatis and Don MeredithJim Simpson
1973[45]Oakland at MiamiNBCCurt GowdyAl DeRogatisSam DeLuca
1972[46]Miami at PittsburghNBCJim SimpsonKyle RoteCharlie Jones
1971[47]Baltimore at MiamiNBCCurt GowdyAl DeRogatisCharlie Jones
1970[48]Oakland at BaltimoreNBCCurt GowdyKyle RoteCharlie Jones

Radio

2010s

SeasonTeamsNetworkPlay-by-playColor commentator(s)Sideline reporter(s)
2016Pittsburgh at New EnglandWestwood OneKevin HarlanDan FoutsRoss Tucker
2015New England at DenverWestwood OneKevin HarlanBoomer Esiason and Dan FoutsMark Malone
2014Indianapolis at New EnglandWestwood OneKevin KuglerJames LoftonTony Boselli
2013New England at DenverWestwood OneKevin HarlanDan FoutsTim Ryan
2012Baltimore at New EnglandDial GlobalKevin HarlanDan FoutsMark Malone
2011Baltimore at New EnglandDial GlobalDave SimsJames LoftonTony Boselli
2010N.Y. Jets at PittsburghCBS/Westwood OneDave SimsJames LoftonHub Arkush

2000s

SeasonTeamsNetworkPlay-by-playColor commentator(s)Sideline reporter(s)
2009N.Y. Jets at IndianapolisCBS/Westwood OneKevin HarlanRandy CrossMark Malone
2008[49]Baltimore at PittsburghCBS/Westwood OneDave SimsDennis GreenJohn Dockery
2007[50]San Diego at New EnglandCBS/Westwood OneDave SimsBob TrumpyJohn Dockery
2006[51]New England at IndianapolisCBS/Westwood OneMarv AlbertSam WycheJohn Dockery
2005[52]Pittsburgh at DenverCBS/Westwood OneMarv AlbertBoomer EsiasonJohn Dockery
2004[53]New England at PittsburghCBS/Westwood OneMarv AlbertBoomer EsiasonJohn Dockery
2003[54]Indianapolis at New EnglandCBS/Westwood OneMarv AlbertBoomer EsiasonJohn Riggins
2002Oakland at TennesseeCBS/Westwood OneMarv AlbertBoomer EsiasonWarren Moon
2001New England at PittsburghCBS/Westwood OneJoel MeyersBob Trumpy
2000Baltimore at OaklandCBS/Westwood OneJoel MeyersBob Trumpy

1990s

SeasonTeamsNetworkPlay-by-playColor commentator(s)
1999Tennessee at JacksonvilleCBS/Westwood OneJoel MeyersBob Trumpy
1998N.Y. Jets at DenverCBS/Westwood OneJoel MeyersJack Ham
1997Denver at PittsburghCBS/Westwood OneJoel MeyersJack Ham
1996Jacksonville at New EnglandCBS/Westwood OneBrad ShamPat Haden
1995Indianapolis at PittsburghCBS/Westwood OneHoward DavidPat Haden
1994San Diego at PittsburghCBSHoward DavidPat Haden
1993Kansas City at BuffaloCBSHoward DavidPat Haden
1992Buffalo at MiamiCBSHoward DavidJohn Dockery
1991Denver at BuffaloCBSHoward DavidPat Haden
1990L.A. Raiders at BuffaloCBSJim NantzJohn Dockery

1980s

SeasonTeamsNetworkPlay-by-playColor commentator(s)
1989Cleveland at DenverCBSJim NantzPat Haden
1988Buffalo at CincinnatiCBSJim NantzPat Haden
1987Cleveland at DenverCBSDick StocktonPat Haden
1986Denver at ClevelandNBCMel ProctorDave Rowe
1985New England at MiamiNBCMel ProctorDave Rowe
1984Pittsburgh at MiamiCBSJack BuckHank Stram
1983Seattle at L.A. RaidersCBSLindsey NelsonJim Kelly
1982N.Y. Jets at MiamiCBSLindsey NelsonJim Kelly
1981San Diego at CincinnatiCBSLindsey NelsonJim Kelly
1980Oakland at San DiegoCBSLindsey NelsonJim Kelly

1970s

SeasonTeamsNetworkPlay-by-playColor commentator(s)
1979Houston at PittsburghCBSTim RyanJim Kelly

See also

References

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