Type
Sports
Premiered
Sep. 21, 1970
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
180 min.
Country
USA
Network
ESPN TV Network
Genre

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Monday Night Football

Monday Night Football is a live broadcast of the National Football League on ESPN. From 1970 to 2005 it aired on ABC.

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Last Episode

45x08 Houston Texans at Pittsburgh Steel… Aired: Oct. 20, 2014

Houston Texans take on the Pittsburg Steelers at Heinz Field.

Next Episode

Returns Monday
45x09 Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys(Monday Oct. 27th, 2014 8:15/7:15c on ESPN)

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Series Fun Facts

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  • The highest scoring game in Monday Night Football history was "NFL Monday Night Football" (1970) {Washington Redskins vs. Green Bay Packers (#14.7)} game on Monday, October 17th, 1983. Green…
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    The highest scoring game in Monday Night Football history was "NFL Monday Night Football" (1970) {Washington Redskins vs. Green Bay Packers (#14.7)} game on Monday, October 17th, 1983. Green Bay won the game 48 to 47. 95 points were scored by both teams, combined and just a 1 point difference.
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  • On Monday, September 5th, 1983, during "NFL Monday Night Football" (1970) {Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins (#14.1)}, Howard Cosell called Redskins' wide receiver Alvin Garrett "a…
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    On Monday, September 5th, 1983, during "NFL Monday Night Football" (1970) {Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins (#14.1)}, Howard Cosell called Redskins' wide receiver Alvin Garrett "a little monkey". Following two months of continuous & intense public pressure, he resigned from the Monday Night Football broadcast team after being the lead commentator for the first 14 seasons, as the program started in 1970. Howard Cosell was lead commentator & co-leading commentator for 194 Monday Night Football games.
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  • As the 1974, 1975 & 1976 seasons concluded the last game occurred on a Saturday, not a Monday. 1974 concluded with "NFL Monday Night Football" (1970) {Dallas Cowboys vs. Oakland Raiders…
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    As the 1974, 1975 & 1976 seasons concluded the last game occurred on a Saturday, not a Monday. 1974 concluded with "NFL Monday Night Football" (1970) {Dallas Cowboys vs. Oakland Raiders (#5.14)}, on Saturday, December 14th, 1974. 1975 concluded with "NFL Monday Night Football" (1970) {Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Los Angeles Rams (#6.14)}, on Saturday, December 15th, 1975. 1976 concluded with "NFL Monday Night Football" (1970) {Los Angeles Rams vs. Detroit Lions (#7.14)}.
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