James Lofton is the lead game analyst for Westwood One’s coverage of Sunday Night Football. 2016 marks his eighth straight year in that role.
Lofton joined the network in 2000, but left for coaching stints with the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders for seven years before returning in 2009. His previous broadcast stints included both CNN and NBC Sports.
James was the No. 1 draft pick of the Green Bay Packers in 1978, beginning a long career as an NFL wide receiver. In 16 seasons playing for Green Bay, the Los Angeles Raiders, Buffalo Bills, Los Angeles Rams and the Philadelphia Eagles, Lofton caught 764 passes for 14,004 yards, which was the most in NFL history at the time of his retirement. In 13 playoff games, Lofton caught 41 passes for 759 yards and eight touchdowns, including a seven-reception game in Super Bowl XXVI. He was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2003.
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GREEN BAY, WI – Trailing 10-3 with five minutes to play in the fourth quarter, the San Francisco 49ers scored 10 unanswered points to defeat the Green Bay Packers 13-10 in the Divisional Round of the NFL… Read More »
GREEN BAY, WI – Behind a three-touchdown performance from quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the Green Bay Packers defeated the Los Angeles Rams 32-18 in Divisional Round playoff action at Lambeau Field on Saturday afternoon. The top ranked offense in the NFL triumphed over the top ranked defense as Rodgers totaled 296… Read More »
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Drew Brees had a pair of touchdown passes and the New Orleans Saints defense kept the Chicago Bears in check in a 21-9 NFC Wild Card victory on Sunday afternoon. With the victory, the Saints set up a third matchup this year with Tom Brady and… Read More »
Scott Graham and Pro Football Hall of Famer James Lofton are your guides as we close the book on the week leading up to Super Bowl LIV. We check in with the coaches, Andy Reid and Kyle Shanahan, and the quarterbacks, Patrick Mahomes and Jimmy Garappolo. We also introduce the… Read More »
GREEN BAY, WI – After jumping out to a 21-3 first half lead, the Green Bay Packers held off a second-half comeback attempt from the Seattle Seahawks to win 28-23 on Sunday evening. Packers running back Aaron Jones ran for two first half touchdowns and quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw for… Read More »
ARLINGTON, TX – The Buffalo Bills improved to 9-3 on the season with a 26-15 Thanksgiving Day victory over the Dallas Cowboys. Among the key plays was a reverse option pass that saw wide receiver John Brown connect with running back Devin Singletary for a touchdown pass. John Sadak and… Read More »
GREEN BAY, WI – Aaron Rodgers led the comeback as the Green Bay Packers defeated the Detroit Lions 23-22 on Monday night at Lambeau Field. Mason Crosby’s short field goal as time expired gave Green Bay the win, but it was a few penalties called down the stretch that will… Read More »
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Wil Lutz hit a career-long 58-yard field goal as time expired to give the New Orleans Saints a thrilling 30-28 win over the Houston Texans on Monday night. Deshaun Watson had connected with Kenny Stills to put the Texans up only seconds earlier, but Drew Brees… Read More »