NFL Network Coverage of Championship Sunday

The NFL Network will provide extensive coverage leading up to the NFC and AFC Championship games on Sunday.

From NFL PR, here is the round-up of shows on Sunday:

First on the Field — Sunday, January 20 at 7:00 AM ET 

At 7:00 AM ET, NFL Network is First on the Field with Melissa StarkLaDainian TomlinsonSterling Sharpe, Brian Billick and Michael Lombardi providing the first game day analysis of the AFC & NFC Championship Games

Melissa Stark examines the legacies of three future Hall of Famers nearing the end of their careers and participating in the AFC & NFC Championship Games: Baltimore Ravens’ Ray Lewis, Atlanta Falcons’ Tony Gonzalez, and San Francisco 49ers’ Randy Moss

Also featured on Sunday:

  • ·         Live reports from 49ers-Falcons and Ravens-Patriots
  • ·         R&R: Sterling Sharpe and LaDainian Tomlinson examine how the San Francisco 49ers offense will attack the Atlanta Falcons
  • ·         Front Office View: Michael Lombardi on all the latest NFL offseason news
  • ·         Predictions for both games

NFL GameDay Morning — Sunday, January 20 at 9:00 AM ET

At 9:00 AM ET, host Rich Eisen and analysts Steve MariucciMarshall FaulkKurt WarnerWarren Sapp, Michael Irvin, Willie McGinest, and Deion Sanders take viewers up to kickoff of the AFC & NFC Championship Games on NFL GameDay Morning.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey will be in-studio

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan sits down with Michael Irvin as Ryan prepares to play in his first NFC Championship Game.

Steve Cyphers looks back at San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh’s Super Bowl near-misses. In 1995, Harbaugh was a dropped Hail Mary pass away from leading the Indianapolis Colts to the Super Bowl as a quarterback. Then, last year as a rookie NFL head coach, his 49ers lost in overtime to the New York Giants in the NFC Championship Game. Cyphers catches up with former Colts’ teammates Aaron Bailey and Floyd Turner

Also featured on Sunday:

  • ·         A dissection of the key matchups in both the AFC & NFC Championship Games
  • ·         How can the Atlanta Falcons defend San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick?
  • ·         Do fans take New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick for granted?
  • ·         Ian Rapoport is in-studio on the latest offseason news
  • ·         Brian Billick and Michael Lombardi join the show from NFL Films
  • ·         Jeff Darlington reports on the 49ers in Atlanta
  • ·         Stacey Dales reports on the Falcons from Atlanta
  • ·         Kimberly Jones reports on the Ravens from New England
  • ·         Albert Breer reports on the Patriots from New England
  • ·         Michelle Beisner reports from Boston