Phil Simms

  • Lead Analyst, NFL on CBS

Phil Simms, Super Bowl XXI MVP and a 15-year NFL veteran, joined CBS Sports in January 1998 as lead analyst for coverage of the NFL on CBS. He was first paired with Greg Gumbel and now Jim Nantz as the network's lead NFL broadcast team.


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Phil Simms, the Super Bowl XXI MVP and a 15-year NFL veteran, is the lead analyst for CBS Sports, appearing alongside Jim Nantz as the network's premiere NFL announcer team.

A former All-Pro quarterback, Simms led the New York Giants to two Super Bowl titles, while racking up stunning personal achievements. The Giants' first draft pick in 1979, his career surpassed expectations, and is one of the most legendary in NFL history. He set team marks for most passes completed and attempted for one game, season, and career; career touchdown passes; and most 300-yard games in a career.

Simms had served as a game analyst on NBC's top broadcast team, along with Dick Enberg and Paul Maguire, since 1995. He also called Super Bowl XXX. In addition, he announced weight lifting events for NBC Sports' coverage of the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. He also has served as a sideline reporter on the NBA on NBC and has worked on the NFL Quarterback Challenge and Run to Daylight. Simms also served as a studio analyst for ESPN. 

A proven leadership speaker, Phil Simms shares anecdotes from his storied career, revealing how he led his team to the pinnacle of professional sports, and how he transitioned into his career as a popular analyst.