FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 19th, 2022
MIKE TIRICO HITS MILESTONE AS PLAY-BY-PLAY VOICE OF 200 NFL REGULAR-SEASON GAMES
STAMFORD, Conn. – October 19, 2022 – Last weekend in Philadelphia, Mike Tirico served as the television play-by-play voice for his 200th NFL regular season game as the Eagles hosted the Dallas Cowboys on NBC’s Sunday Night Football.
Tirico, who has also called four NFL playoff games and three Pro Bowls, joins Cris Collinsworth in the booth this Sunday as the Pittsburgh Steelers visit the Miami Dolphins on NBC and Peacock (8:20 p.m. ET).
Sunday marks his 21st Steelers game, the second-most frequent team (Saints, 23) Tirico has covered in his 17 consecutive seasons calling NFL games (2006-15 with ESPN, 2016-present with NBC). In addition, this week’s game will be Tirico’s seventh NFL play-by-play assignment in Hard Rock Stadium and his 13th time covering the Dolphins.
In his 200 regular-season games, Tirico has handled NFL play-by-play in 38 stadiums. A further breakdown of his first 200 games:
MOST GAMES, TEAM
|NFL club||# of Games|
|New Orleans Saints||23|
|Green Bay Packers||19|
MOST NFL PLAY-BY-PLAY SITES
|Stadium, Location||# of Games|
|Caesars Superdome, New Orleans||15|
|FedEx Field, Maryland||11|
|MetLife Stadium, New Jersey||11|
|Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia||10|
|Acrisure Stadium, Pittsburgh||9|
|Lambeau Field, Green Bay||9|
Last May, Tirico earned the Sports Emmy for Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Host, following an unmatched year in which he anchored the Tokyo Olympics in primetime, the Super Bowl LVI Pregame Show, Football Night in America, horse racing’s Triple Crown, golf’s U.S. Open, and the Indianapolis 500.
In February, he completed an unprecedented hosting double, anchoring the NBC Olympics primetime show in Beijing (beginning Thurs., Feb. 3) and Los Angeles, while also hosting the Super Bowl LVI Pregame Show from SoFi Stadium on Sunday, Feb. 13, as NBCUniversal presented the two global events in an 18-day stretch.
The #1 primetime show for an unprecedented 11 consecutive television seasons, NBC’s Sunday Night Football is again primetime’s most-watched program this year, averaging more than 20 million viewers through Week 6 of the NFL season.