1989 NFL Season

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As originally written by Jimmy Delach and Tim Brulia:

PRESEASON

8/5/89 Buffalo vs. Washington @ Canton (HOF Game) (ABC) 1:30--AL MICHAELS, FRANK GIFFORD, DAN DIERDORF

8/6/89 Los Angeles Rams vs. San Francisco @ Tokyo (ESPN) 10:00 p.m. (8/5)--MIKE PATRICK,JOE THEISMANN

8/6/89 Cleveland vs. Philadelphia @ London (NBC) 1:00--CHARLIE JONES, MERLIN OLSEN

8/13/89 Dallas @ San Diego (CBS) 3:00--PAT SUMMERALL, JOHN MADDEN

8/13/89 Buffalo @ Cincinnati (ESPN) 8:00--MIKE PATRICK, JOE THEISMANN

8/14/89 Chicago @ Miami (ABC) 8:00--AL MICHAELS, FRANK GIFFORD, DAN DIERDORF

8/19/89 Denver @ San Francisco (CBS) 9:00--VERNE LUNDQUIST, JOHN MADDEN

8/20/89 New York Jets vs. Philadelphia @ Raleigh, NC (ESPN) 8:00--MIKE PATRICK, JOE THEISMANN

8/21/89 Washington @ Minnesota (ABC) 8:00--AL MICHAELS, FRANK GIFFORD, DAN DIERDORF

8/25/89 Miami @ Washington (NBC) 8:00--MARV ALBERT, BOB TRUMPY

8/27/89 Kansas City @ Chicago (ESPN) 8:00--MIKE PATRICK, JOE THEISMANN

8/28/89 Cincinnati @ New Orleans (ABC) 8:00--AL MICHAELS, FRANK GIFFORD, DAN DIERDORF

9/1/89 San Francisco @ Seattle (NBC) 9:00--DON CRIQUI, AHMAD RASHAD

9/2/89 Philadelphia @ Miami (CBS) 9:00--VERNE LUNDQUIST, JOHN MADDEN


WEEK 1, 1989 - NBC Doubleheader:

Sunday 9/10:

Bengals-Bears, 1, NBC, Dick Enberg, Bill Walsh

Cowboys-Saints, 1, CBS, Verne Lundquist, John Madden

Rams-Falcons, 1, CBS, Steve Zabriskie, Terry Bradshaw

Cardinals-Lions, 1, CBS, Dick Stockton, Dan Fouts

49ers-Colts, 1, CBS, Tim Brant, Dan Jiggetts

Buccaneers-Packers, 1, CBS, Jim Nantz, Pat Haden

Bills-Dolphins, 4, NBC, Jim Donovan, Jimmy Cefalo

Browns-Steelers, 4, NBC, Tom Hammond, Joe Namath

Oilers-Vikings, 4, NBC, Don Criqui, Ahmad Rashad

Chiefs-Broncos, 4, NBC, Fred Roggin, Lyle Alzado

Patriots-Jets, 4, NBC, Marv Albert, Bob Trumpy

Chargers-Raiders, 4, NBC, Charlie Jones, Merlin Olsen

Seahawks-Eagles, 4, NBC, Joel Meyers, Paul Maguire

Monday 9/11:

Giants-Redskins, 9, ABC, Al Michaels, Frank Gifford, Dan Dierdorf


WEEK 2, 1989 - CBS Doubleheader:

Sunday 9/17:

Cowboys-Falcons, 1, CBS, Steve Zabriskie, Hank Stram

Raiders-Chiefs, 1, NBC, Charlie Jones, Merlin Olsen

Dolphins-Patriots, 1, NBC, Joel Meyers, Paul Maguire

Saints-Packers, 1, CBS, James Brown, Ken Stabler

Jets-Browns, 1, NBC, Marv Albert, Bob Trumpy

Eagles-Redskins, 1, CBS, Verne Lundquist, Terry Bradshaw

Steelers-Bengals, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Ahmad Rashad

Lions-Giants, 4, CBS, Tim Brant, Dan Jiggetts

Oilers-Chargers, 4, NBC, Tom Hammond, Joe Namath

Colts-Rams, 4, NBC, Dick Enberg, Bill Walsh

Vikings-Bears, 4, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Cardinals-Seahawks, 4, CBS, Tim Ryan, Randy Cross

49ers-Buccaneers, 4, CBS, Dick Stockton, Dan Fouts

Monday 9/18:

Broncos-Bills, 9, ABC, Al Michaels, Frank Gifford, Dan Dierdorf


WEEK 3, 1989 - NBC Doubleheader:

Sunday 9/24:

Falcons-Colts, 1, CBS, Jim Nantz, Pat Haden

Bills-Oilers, 1, NBC, Marv Albert, Bob Trumpy

Bears-Lions, 1, CBS, Tim Brant, Dan Jiggetts

Vikings-Steelers, 1, CBS, Steve Zabriskie, Hank Stram

Saints-Buccaneers, 1, CBS, James Brown, Ken Stabler

Cardinals-Giants, 1, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

49ers-Eagles, 1, CBS, Verne Lundquist, Terry Bradshaw

Seahawks-Patriots, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Ahmad Rashad

Redskins-Cowboys, 1, CBS, Dick Stockton, Dan Fouts

Packers-Rams, 4, CBS, Tim Ryan, Randy Cross

Chiefs-Chargers, 4, NBC, Tom Hammond, Joe Namath

Jets-Dolphins, 4, NBC, Charlie Jones, Merlin Olsen

Raiders-Broncos, 4, NBC, Dick Enberg, Bill Walsh

Monday 9/25:

Browns-Bengals, 9, ABC, Al Michaels, Frank Gifford, Dan Dierdorf


WEEK 4, 1989 - CBS Doubleheader:

Sunday 10/1:

Falcons-Packers (Milwaukee), 1, CBS, Tim Ryan, Randy Cross

Bengals-Chiefs, 1, NBC, Tom Hammond, Joe Namath

Broncos-Browns, 1, NBC, Joel Meyers, Paul Maguire

Colts-Jets, 1, NBC, Marv Albert, Bob Trumpy

Dolphins-Oilers, 1, NBC, Jim Donovan, Jimmy Cefalo

Patriots-Bills, 1, NBC, Charlie Jones, Merlin Olsen

Steelers-Lions, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Ahmad Rashad

Buccaneers-Vikings, 1, CBS, James Brown, Ken Stabler

Redskins-Saints, 1, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Rams-49ers, 4, CBS, Dick Stockton, Dan Fouts

Giants-Cowboys, 4, CBS, Verne Lundquist, Terry Bradshaw

Chargers-Cardinals, 4, NBC, Jay Randolph, Lyle Alzado

Seahawks-Raiders, 4, NBC, Dick Enberg, Bill Walsh

Monday 10/2:

Eagles-Bears, 9, ABC, Al Michaels, Frank Gifford, Dan Dierdorf


WEEK 5, 1989 - CBS Doubleheader:

Sunday 10/8:

Bills-Colts, 1, NBC, Dick Enberg, Bill Walsh

Bears-Buccaneers, 1, CBS, Dick Stockton, Dan Fouts

Bengals-Steelers, 1, NBC, Joel Meyers, Paul Maguire

Browns-Dolphins, 1, NBC, Charlie Jones, Merlin Olsen

Cowboys-Packers, 1, CBS, Tim Brant, Dan Jiggetts

Lions-Vikings, 1, CBS, Tim Ryan, Randy Cross

Oilers-Patriots, 1, NBC, Jim Donovan, Jimmy Cefalo

Giants-Eagles, 1, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Falcons-Rams, 4, CBS, Steve Zabriskie, Hank Stram

Chiefs-Seahawks, 4, NBC, Don Criqui, Ahmad Rashad

Cardinals-Redskins, 4, CBS, James Brown, Ken Stabler

Chargers-Broncos, 4, NBC, Jay Randolph, Joe Namath

49ers-Saints, 4, CBS, Verne Lundquist, Terry Bradshaw

Monday 10/9:

Raiders-Jets, 9, ABC, Al Michaels, Frank Gifford, Dan Dierdorf


WEEK 6, 1989 - NBC Doubleheader:

Sunday 10/15:

Lions-Buccaneers, 1, CBS, James Brown, Ken Stabler

Packers-Vikings, 1, CBS, Verne Lundquist, Terry Bradshaw

Oilers-Bears, 1, NBC, Dick Enberg, Bill Walsh

Dolphins-Bengals, 1, NBC, Fred Roggin, Lyle Alzado

Patriots-Falcons, 1, NBC, Jim Donovan, Jimmy Cefalo

49ers-Cowboys, 1, CBS, Tim Brant, Dan Jiggetts

Redskins-Giants, 1, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Colts-Broncos, 4, NBC, Marv Albert, Bob Trumpy

Chiefs-Raiders, 4, NBC, Tom Hammond, Joe Namath

Jets-Saints, 4, NBC, Don Criqui, Ahmad Rashad

Eagles-Cardinals, 4, CBS, Steve Zabriskie, Hank Stram

Steelers-Browns, 4, NBC, Joel Meyers, Paul Maguire

Seahawks-Chargers, 4, NBC, Charlie Jones, Merlin Olsen

Monday 10/16:

Rams-Bills, 9, ABC, Frank Gifford, Dan Dierdorf


WEEK 7, 1989 - NBC Doubleheader:

Sunday 10/22:

Cowboys-Chiefs, 1, CBS, Tim Brant, Dan Jiggetts

Packers-Dolphins, 1, CBS, James Brown, Ken Stabler

Colts-Bengals, 1, NBC, Marv Albert, Bob Trumpy

Raiders-Eagles, 1, NBC, Joel Meyers, Paul Maguire

Vikings-Lions, 1, CBS, Dick Stockton, Dan Fouts

Jets-Bills, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Ahmad Rashad

Steelers-Oilers, 1, NBC, Tom Hammond, Joe Namath

Buccaneers-Redskins, 1, CBS, Verne Lundquist, Terry Bradshaw

Falcons-Cardinals, 4, CBS, Tim Ryan, Randy Cross

Broncos-Seahawks, 4, NBC, Jim Donovan, Jimmy Cefalo

Patriots-49ers (Palo Alto, Calif.), 4, NBC, Dick Enberg, Bill Walsh

Saints-Rams, 4, CBS, Steve Zabriskie, Hank Stram

Giants-Chargers, 4, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Monday 10/23:

Bears-Browns, 9, ABC, Frank Gifford, Dan Dierdorf

NE-SF was moved to Stanford following Earthquake in the Bay Area.


WEEK 8, 1989 - CBS Doubleheader:

Sunday 10/29:

Falcons-Saints, 1, CBS, James Brown, Ken Stabler

Lions-Packers (Milwaukee), 1, CBS, Tim Ryan, Randy Cross

Oilers-Browns, 1, NBC, Dick Enberg, Bill Walsh

Chiefs-Steelers, 1, NBC, Joel Meyers, Paul Maguire

Rams-Bears, 1, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Dolphins-Bills, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Ahmad Rashad

Patriots-Colts, 1, NBC, Marv Albert, Bob Trumpy

Cardinals-Cowboys, 1, CBS, Steve Zabriskie, Hank Stram

Buccaneers-Bengals, 1, CBS, Greg Gumbel, Pat Haden

Eagles-Broncos, 4, CBS, Verne Lundquist, Terry Bradshaw

Chargers-Seahawks, 4, NBC, Charlie Jones, Merlin Olsen

49ers-Jets, 4, CBS, Dick Stockton, Dan Fouts

Redskins-Raiders, 4, CBS, Tim Brant, Dan Jiggetts

Monday 10/30:

Vikings-Giants, 9, ABC, Al Michaels, Frank Gifford, Dan Dierdorf


WEEK 9, 1989 - NBC Doubleheader:

Sunday 11/5:

Bills-Falcons, 1, NBC, Joel Meyers, Paul Maguire

Bears-Packers, 1, CBS, Dick Stockton, Dan Fouts

Browns-Buccaneers, 1, NBC, Tom Hammond, Joe Namath

Lions-Oilers, 1, CBS, Tim Ryan, Randy Cross

Colts-Dolphins, 1, NBC, Dick Enberg, Bill Walsh

Rams-Vikings, 1, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Jets-Patriots, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Ahmad Rashad

Seahawks-Chiefs, 1, NBC, Jim Donovan, Jim Laslavic

Bengals-Raiders, 4, NBC, Charlie Jones, Merlin Olsen

Giants-Cardinals, 4, CBS, Verne Lundquist, Terry Bradshaw

Eagles-Chargers, 4, CBS, Tim Brant, Dan Jiggetts

Steelers-Broncos, 4, NBC, Marv Albert, Bob Trumpy

Cowboys-Redskins, 8, ESPN, Mike Patrick, Joe Theismann

Also: KXAS-Dallas/Fort Worth, WUSA-Washington

Monday 11/6:

Saints-49ers, 9, ABC, Al Michaels, Frank Gifford, Dan Dierdorf


WEEK 10, 1989 - CBS Doubleheader:

Sunday 11/12:

Bears-Steelers, 1, CBS, Jim Nantz, Pat Haden

Broncos-Chiefs, 1, NBC, Dick Enberg, Bill Walsh

Packers-Lions, 1, CBS, Steve Zabriskie, Hank Stram

Colts-Bills, 1, NBC, Joel Meyers, Paul Maguire

Dolphins-Jets, 1, NBC, Tom Hammond, Joe Namath

Vikings-Buccaneers, 1, CBS, Tim Ryan, Randy Cross

Saints-Patriots, 1, CBS, Dick Stockton, Dan Fouts

Redskins-Eagles, 1, CBS, Verne Lundquist, Terry Bradshaw

Falcons-49ers, 4, CBS, Tim Brant, Dan Jiggetts

Browns-Seahawks, 4, NBC, Marv Albert, Ahmad Rashad

Cowboys-Cardinals, 4, CBS, James Brown, Ken Stabler

Giants-Rams, 4, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Raiders-Chargers, 8, ESPN, Mike Patrick, Joe Theismann

Also: KTTV-Los Angeles, KGTV-San Diego

Monday 11/13:

Bengals-Oilers, 9, ABC, Al Michaels, Frank Gifford, Dan Dierdorf


WEEK 11, 1989 - NBC Doubleheader:

Sunday 11/19:

Bills-Patriots, 1, NBC, Charlie Jones, Merlin Olsen

Lions-Bengals, 1, CBS, James Brown, Ken Stabler

Chiefs-Browns, 1, NBC, Dick Enberg, Bill Walsh

Dolphins-Cowboys, 1, NBC, Tom Hammond, Joe Namath

Vikings-Eagles, 1, CBS, Verne Lundquist, Terry Bradshaw

Saints-Falcons, 1, CBS, Tim Ryan, Randy Cross

Chargers-Steelers, 1, NBC, Joel Meyers, Paul Maguire

Buccaneers-Bears, 1, CBS, Tim Brant, Dan Jiggetts

Packers-49ers, 4, CBS, Dick Stockton, Dan Fouts

Raiders-Oilers, 4, NBC, Don Criqui, Ahmad Rashad

Cardinals-Rams, 4, CBS, Steve Zabriskie, Hank Stram

Seahawks-Giants, 4, NBC, Marv Albert, Bob Trumpy

Jets-Colts, 8, ESPN, Mike Patrick, Joe Theismann

Also: WABC-New York, WRTV-Indianapolis.

Sunday 11/20:

Broncos-Redskins, 9, ABC, Al Michaels, Frank Gifford, Dan Dierdorf


WEEK 12, 1989 - CBS Doubleheader:

Thursday 11/23:

Browns-Lions, 12:30, NBC, Dick Enberg, Bill Walsh

Eagles-Cowboys, 4, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Sunday 11/26:

Falcons-Jets, 1, CBS, Tim Brant, Dan Jiggetts

Bengals-Bills, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Ahmad Rashad

Oilers-Chiefs, 1, NBC, Jim Donovan, Jimmy Cefalo

Vikings-Packers (Milwaukee), 1, CBS, Verne Lundquist, Terry Bradshaw

Steelers-Dolphins, 1, NBC, Marv Albert, Bob Trumpy

Chargers-Colts, 1, NBC, Joel Meyers, Paul Maguire

Bears-Redskins, 4, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Patriots-Raiders, 4, NBC, Tom Hammond, Joe Namath

Seahawks-Broncos, 4, NBC, Charlie Jones, Merlin Olsen

Buccaneers-Cardinals, 4, CBS, James Brown, Dan Fouts

Rams-Saints, 8, ESPN, Mike Patrick, Joe Theismann

Also: KTTV-Los Angeles, WWL-New Orleans

Monday 11/27:

Giants-49ers, 9, ABC, Al Michaels, Frank Gifford, Dan Dierdorf


WEEK 13, 1989 - NBC Doubleheader:

Sunday 12/3:

Bengals-Browns, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Ahmad Rashad

Packers-Buccaneers, 1, CBS, Steve Zabriskie, Hank Stram

Oilers-Steelers, 1, NBC, Jim Donovan, Bob Trumpy

Colts-Patriots, 1, NBC, Tom Hammond, Joe Namath

Rams-Cowboys, 1, CBS, Dick Stockton, Dan Fouts

Dolphins-Chiefs, 1, NBC, Charlie Jones, Merlin Olsen

Saints-Lions, 1, CBS, Tim Ryan, Randy Cross

Eagles-Giants, 1, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

49ers-Falcons, 1, CBS, James Brown, Ken Stabler

Broncos-Raiders, 4, NBC, Dick Enberg, Bill Walsh

Jets-Chargers, 4, NBC, Joel Meyers, Paul Maguire

Redskins-Cardinals, 4, CBS, Tim Brant, Dan Jiggetts

Bears-Vikings, 8, ESPN, Mike Patrick, Joe Theismann

Also: WLS-Chicago, KARE-Minneapolis-St. Paul

Monday 12/4:

Bills-Seahawks, 9, ABC, Al Michaels, Frank Gifford, Dan Dierdorf


WEEK 14, 1989 - CBS Doubleheader:

Sunday 12/10:

Falcons-Vikings, 1, CBS, Tim Brant, Dan Jiggetts

Cowboys-Eagles, 1, CBS, Verne Lundquist, Terry Bradshaw

Lions-Bears, 1, CBS, Tim Ryan, Randy Cross

Chiefs-Packers, 1, NBC, Jim Donovan, Jimmy Cefalo

Saints-Bills, 1, CBS, Dick Stockton, Dan Fouts

Steelers-Jets, 1, NBC, Tom Hammond, Joe Namath

Chargers-Redskins, 1, NBC, Dick Enberg, Bill Walsh

Seahawks-Bengals, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Ahmad Rashad

Buccaneers-Oilers, 1, CBS, James Brown, Ken Stabler

Browns-Colts, 4, NBC, Charlie Jones, Merlin Olsen

Giants-Broncos, 4, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Cardinals-Raiders, 4, CBS, Steve Zabriskie, Hank Stram

Patriots-Dolphins, 8, ESPN, Mike Patrick, Joe Theismann

Also: WCVB-Boston

Monday 12/11:

49ers-Rams, 9, ABC, Al Michaels, Frank Gifford, Dan Dierdorf


WEEK 15, 1989 - NBC Doubleheader:

Saturday 12/16:

Cowboys-Giants, 12:30, CBS, Verne Lundquist, Terry Bradshaw

Broncos-Cardinals, 4, NBC, Marv Albert, Bob Trumpy

Sunday 12/17:

Packers-Bears, 1, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Oilers-Bengals, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Ahmad Rashad

Dolphins-Colts, 1, NBC, Charlie Jones, Merlin Olsen

Vikings-Browns, 1, CBS, Dick Stockton, Dan Fouts

Patriots-Steelers, 1, NBC, Jim Donovan, Jimmy Cefalo

Chargers-Chiefs, 1, NBC, Joel Meyers, Paul Maguire

Buccaneers-Lions, 1, CBS, Tim Ryan, Randy Cross

Bills-49ers, 4, NBC, Dick Enberg, Bill Walsh

Jets-Rams, 4, NBC, Tom Hammond, Joe Namath

Redskins-Falcons, 4, CBS, Tim Brant, Dan Jiggetts

Raiders-Seahawks, 8, ESPN, Mike Patrick, Joe Theismann

Also: KTTV-Los Angeles, KCPQ-Seattle

Monday 12/18:

Eagles-Saints, 9, ABC, Al Michaels, Frank Gifford, Dan Dierdorf


WEEK 16, 1989 - CBS Doubleheader:

Saturday 12/23:

Bills-Jets, 12:30, NBC, Dick Enberg, Bill Walsh

Redskins-Seahawks, 4, CBS, Dick Stockton, Dan Fouts

Browns-Oilers, 8, ESPN, Mike Patrick, Joe Theismann

Also: WEWS-Cleveland, KHOU-Houston

Sunday 12/24:

Lions-Falcons, 1, CBS, Steve Zabriskie, Hank Stram

Packers-Cowboys, 1, CBS, James Brown, Ken Stabler

Colts-Saints, 1, NBC, Jim Donovan, Bob Trumpy

Chiefs-Dolphins, 1, NBC, Tom Hammond, Joe Namath

Raiders-Giants, 1, NBC, Don Criqui, Ahmad Rashad

Rams-Patriots, 1, CBS, Tim Brant, Dan Jiggetts

Cardinals-Eagles, 1, CBS, Verne Lundquist, Terry Bradshaw

Steelers-Buccaneers, 1, NBC, Joel Meyers, Paul Maguire

Bears-49ers, 4, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Broncos-Chargers, 4, NBC, Charlie Jones, Merlin Olsen

Monday 12/25:

Bengals-Vikings, 9, ABC, Al Michaels, Frank Gifford, Dan Dierdorf


WILD CARD GAMES

Sunday 12/31:

Rams-Eagles, 12:30, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden

Steelers-Oilers, 4, NBC, Marv Albert, Bob Trumpy


DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS

Saturday 1/6:

Bills-Browns, 12:30, NBC, Charlie Jones, Merlin Olsen

Vikings-49ers, 4, CBS, Verne Lundquist, Terry Bradshaw, Randy Cross

Sunday 1/7:

Rams-Giants, 12:30, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden, Irv Cross

Steelers-Broncos, 4, NBC, Dick Enberg, Bill Walsh, Ralph Wiley, O.J. Simpson


CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sunday 1/14:

Browns-Broncos, 1:30, NBC, Dick Enberg, Bill Walsh, Jim Donovan, O.J. Simpson

Rams-49ers, 5, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden, Irv Cross


SUPER BOWL XXIV from New Orleans:

Sunday 1/28: 49ers-Broncos, 5, CBS, Pat Summerall, John Madden, Irv Cross


PRO BOWL from Honolulu

Sunday 2/4: AFC-NFC, 8, ESPN, Mike Patrick, Joe Theismann, Chris Berman, Tom Jackson