List of NFC Champions - Footnotes


  • a Pat Haden was the Los Angeles Rams' starting quarterback for most of the 1979 season. After he broke a finger late in the season Vince Ferragamo replaced him at quarterback for the last three regular season games, and was also the quarterback for the NFC Championship game and Super Bowl XIV.
  • b Jay Schroeder was the Washington Redskins starting quarterback for most of the 1987 season. But Doug Williams replaced him several times during the season and was the Redskins quarterback for the NFC Championship game and Super Bowl XXII.
  • c Phil Simms was the starting quarterback for the 1990 New York Giants until suffering a leg injury late in the season. As a result, Jeff Hostetler was the Giants starting quarterback for the last two regular season games and for the postseason, including the NFC Championship game and Super Bowl XXV.
  • d Colin Kaepernick and Alex Smith both finished the 2012 season with 218 attempts. Smith started the first nine games of the season before suffering a concussion. Kaepernick took over as starter the following week and remained the starter when Smith was cleared to play the week after that. Kaepernick was the 49ers starting quarterback for the final seven regular season games and the postseason, including the NFC Championship Game. He is also expected to start Super Bowl XLVII.

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