Giants announcer to replace Bryant Gumbel

Bob Papa is the new lead play-by-play announcer for the NFL Network.

Papa is the play-by-play radio voice for the New York Giants, a post he’s held since 1995. He will be replacing Bryant Gumbel, who left the NFL Network gig after the 2007-08 season.

Papa has called Olympics events for NBC since 1992 and boxing for HBO. He has also worked for Sirius, ESPN, YES Network and Versus.

Execs at NFL Network declined comment.

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