NFL Network to re-air 10 classic Super Bowls

Just how close did the Washington Redskins come to defeating Miami in Super Bowl VII and upending the Dolphins' perfect 1972 season? How quickly did the Chicago Bears take control in their Super Bowl XX win over New England?

Beginning Monday, fans can watch those entire Super Bowl broadcasts again – for the first time – as NFL Network exclusively presents 10 Super Bowl Classics games over the next 12 days. A Super Bowl Classics game will be telecast in prime time on six of seven nights during the week leading into Super Bowl XLII. NFL Network will also re-air the 2007 Week 17 Patriots-Giants classic in its entirety on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 9 p.m. ET and Friday, Feb. 1 at 9 p.m. ET.

The Super Bowl re-airs feature the original announcers and network graphics as well as select halftime shows –- including performances by U2, Paul McCartney and Prince -– and post-game celebrations.

The 10 classic Super Bowls, including five which have never been re-aired before, begin today, Monday, Jan. 21 at 12 p.m. ET with Washington's 42-10 win over Denver in Super Bowl XXII.

Other classic Super Bowls debuting this year include Giants-Broncos in Super Bowl XXI, Packers-Patriots in Super Bowl XXXI and Patriots-Eagles in Super Bowl XXXIX.

The full schedule is as follows (with halftime shows noted if applicable):

Super Bowl Classics schedule

Monday, Jan. 21 at 12 p.m. ET -- Super Bowl XXII -- Washington Redskins vs. Denver Broncos
Announcers: Al Michaels, Frank Gifford and Dan Dierdorf (ABC)

Monday, Jan. 21 at 8:30 PM ET -- Super Bowl XLI -- Indianapolis Colts vs. Chicago Bears
Announcers: Jim Nantz and Phil Simms (CBS)
Halftime show featuring Prince

Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 8:30 PM ET -- Super Bowl XX -- Chicago Bears vs. New England Patriots (premiere)
Announcers: Dick Enberg, Bob Griese and Merlin Olsen (NBC)

Sunday, Jan. 27 at 4 p.m. ET -- Super Bowl XXXI -- Green Bay Packers vs. New England Patriots (premiere)
Announcers: Pat Summerall and John Madden (FOX)

Sunday, Jan. 27 at 8 p.m. ET -- Super Bowl XXXVIII -- New England Patriots vs. Carolina Panthers
Announcers: Greg Gumbel and Phil Simms (CBS)

Monday, Jan. 28 at 8:30 p.m. ET -- Super Bowl XXI -- New York Giants vs. Denver Broncos (premiere)
Announcers: Pat Summerall and John Madden (CBS)

Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 8:30 p.m. ET -- Super Bowl XXXVI -- New England Patriots vs. St. Louis Rams
Announcers: Pat Summerall and John Madden (FOX)
Halftime show featuring U2

Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 9 p.m. ET -- Super Bowl XXV -- New York Giants vs. Buffalo Bills
Announcers: Al Michaels, Frank Gifford and Dan Dierdorf (ABC)

Thursday, Jan. 31 at 9 p.m. ET -- Super Bowl XXXIX -- New England Patriots vs. Philadelphia Eagles (premiere)
Announcers: Joe Buck, Troy Aikman and Cris Collinsworth (FOX)
Halftime show featuring Paul McCartney

Saturday, Feb. 2 at 9:30 p.m. ET -- Super Bowl VII -- Miami Dolphins vs. Washington Redskins (premiere)
Announcers: Curt Gowdy and Al DeRogatis (NBC)

Annually, NFL Network airs nearly 200 football games, including eight regular season NFL games, 52 preseason games, 98 game replays, Super Bowl and NFL Classics, plus the Insight Bowl, Texas Bowl and Senior Bowl. NFL Network airs seven days a week, 24 hours a day on a year-round basis and is the first television network fully dedicated to the NFL and the sport of football. For more information, log onto is the exclusive internet home of NFL Network.

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