James Lofton

James Lofton is the lead game analyst for Westwood One’s coverage of Sunday Night Football, his 6th 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.

He 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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SNF Highlights: Broncos 42 – 49ers 17

10/20/2014
DENVER - Peyton Manning made history as the Denver Broncos rolled to a 42-17 victory over San Francisco on Sunday night. It was another near-perfect performance in a career full of them, as...
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Peyton Manning

SNF Highlights: Eagles 27 – Giants 0

10/13/2014
PHILADELPHIA - Nick Foles had a pair of touchdown passes and LeSean McCoy rushed for 149 yards on 22 carries as the Philadelphia Eagles shut out the New York Giants 27-0 on Sunday night. It was...
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Odell Beckham, Nate Allen

NFL Highlights: Broncos 31 – Jets 17

10/12/2014
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - Peyton Manning threw another three touchdown passes as he approaches the all-time NFL record as the Denver Broncos defeated the New York Jets 31-17. Manning was 22 of 33 on...
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Peyton Manning

James Lofton on Peyton, the Patriots and more

10/07/2014
Each week, Hall of Fame wide receiver and Westwood One Sunday Night Football analyst James Lofton tells you about the teams, players and trends that are on the way out and those that are on the way...
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SNF Highlights: Patriots 43 – Bengals 17

10/06/2014
FOXBORO, MA - Tom Brady and the New England Patriots were back to their ruthless best on Sunday night, blowing out previously unbeaten Cincinnati 43-17. Six days after getting whacked by Kansas...
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Rob Gronkowski

SNF Highlights: Cowboys 38 – Saints 17

09/29/2014
ARLINGTON, TX - Tony Romo threw three touchdown passes and DeMarco Murray ran wild as the Dallas Cowboys defeated the New Orleans Saints 38-17 on Sunday night. Romo was 22 of 29 for 262 yards with...
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DeMarco Murray, Curtis Lofton, Kenny Vaccaro

SNF Highlights: Steelers 37 – Panthers 19

09/22/2014
CHARLOTTE, NC - Le'Veon Bell and LaGarrette Blount ran over and through the Carolina Panthers defense as the Pittsburgh Steelers rolled to a 37-19 victory on Sunday night. Bell had an 81-yard...
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Le'Veon Bell, Thomas DeCoud

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