Sep. 21, 1970
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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.


Monday Night Football Season 1 (1970)

1x01 1 1x01 New York Jets at Cleveland Browns
This was Broadway Joe's welcome to the NFL. Before the largest crowd ever to see a Cleveland home game, 85,703, the Browns showed up the Jets 31-21. Highlights included Homer Jones's ...
Sep. 21, 1970
1x02 1 1x02 Kansas City Chiefs at Baltimore Colts
Before an audience that included Vice-President Spiro Agnew, Kansas City lived up to its billing as ""Super Chiefs"" by handcuffing the Colts team that would win the next Super Bow ...
Sep. 28, 1970
1x03 1 1x03 Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions
Both teams came in with 2 and 0 records to start the season. Before a crowd of 58,210 the Bears scored the only TD in 1st half on a pass from Jack Concannon. In the second half a Bill ...
Oct. 05, 1970
1x04 1 1x04 Green Bay Packers at San Diego Chargers
The Green Bay Packers (2 -1) defeated the San Diego Chargers (0-2-1) 22-20 in San Diego before a crowd of 53,064
Oct. 12, 1970
1x05 1 1x05 Washington Redskins at Oakland Raiders
Entering this game at an unimpressive 1-2-1 record, the Raiders demonstrated their pride and poise before their usual sellout crowd at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. Their 34-20 win ...
Oct. 19, 1970
1x06 1 1x06 Los Angeles Rams at Minnesota Vikings
Defense was the key to the Vikings' perfect regular-season record at Metropolitan Stadium in 1970. Without a consistent quarterback in their arsenal, Minnesota flexed its defense in ...
Oct. 26, 1970
1x07 1 1x07 Cincinnati Bengals at Pittsburgh Steelers
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Nov. 02, 1970
1x08 1 1x08 Baltimore Colts at Green Bay Packers
The Colts rode a five-game winning streak into Wisconsin. Jerry Hill proved his worth for Baltimore in the 13-10 Colt victory.
Nov. 09, 1970
1x09 1 1x09 St. Louis Cardinals at Dallas Cowboys
The NFC East race got tighter when the Cardinals came to the Cotton Bowl and destroyed Dallas 38-0 before 69,323 fans.
Nov. 16, 1970
1x10 1 1x10 New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles
MNF's only visit to Franklin Field in Philadelphia, witnessed two traditional blood rivals. The Giants were in playoff contention going into this game, but the Eagles showed no respect, ...
Nov. 23, 1970
1x11 1 1x11 Miami Dolphins at Atlanta Falcons
Maimi (6-4) defeated Atlanta (3-5-2) 20-7 under the powerful run game of Larry Csonka, Mercury Morris and Jim Kiick. The trio accounted for 218 yards rushing and both touchdowns. The ...
Nov. 30, 1970
1x12 1 1x12 Cleveland Browns at Houston Oilers
Another new rivalry in the AFC entered Stage Two, as the Browns and Oilers clashed in this Central Division rematch. Cleveland played for pride and won, but their season and coach Blanton ...
Dec. 07, 1970
1x13 1 1x13 Detroit Lions at Los Angeles Rams
Both the Rams and Lions were fighting for a position in the 1970 playoffs. This game went a long way in determining who got in and who stayed home. With a 28-23 victory on the road, ...
Dec. 14, 1970
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