What was the date of the first Monday Night Football game?

February 9, 2019 Off By idswater

What was the date of the first Monday Night Football game?

September 21, 1970
The New York Jets meet the Cleveland Browns in the first-ever Monday Night Football game on September 21, 1970.

Who won the first NFL Monday Night Football game?

The first regular season Monday Night Football game to air on ESPN was on September 11, 2006, featuring the visiting Minnesota Vikings at the Washington Redskins at FedExField, in which the Vikings won 19–16.

Who owns Monday Night Football?

Monday Night Football

ESPN Monday Night Football
Executive producer Norby Williamson (2006–present)
Producers Roger Lewin Jay Rothman Lisa Salters Suzy Kolber (uncredited; 2006–present)
Production locations Various NFL stadiums (game telecasts) ESPN Studios, South Street Seaport, New York City (studio segments)

Which NFL team has the best Monday night record?

The franchise with the most Monday night appearances is the Miami Dolphins. The Pittsburgh Steelers tied San Francisco 49ers for the all-time lead in most wins on September 14, 2020. They both had 49 wins.

When did the Dallas Cowboys first play on Monday Night Football?

In 1970, the club made its debut on Monday Night Football. The Cowboys lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 38–0. The Cowboys made it to their first Super Bowl and lost to the Baltimore Colts . The Cowboys had to overcome many obstacles during the regular season.

When does Monday Night Football start on TV?

The Monday Night Football TV Schedule provides a full TV listing guide with dates, times and upcoming games. Find out what NFL teams are on Monday Night Football tonight. Monday Night Football will air on ESPN at 8:15pm during the NFL regular season.

What was the Dallas Cowboys record in 1970?

1970 Dallas Cowboys season. The 1970 Dallas Cowboys season was the team’s 11th in the National Football League. The Cowboys scored 299 points and allowed 221 points. For the fifth consecutive season, the Cowboys finished first in their division. In 1970, the club made its debut on Monday Night Football.

What was the score of Monday Night Football in 1970?

The October 8 game ended in dramatic fashion as Redskins safety Ken Houston stopped Cowboy running back Walt Garrison at the Washington one-yard-line as time expired to preserve a 14–7 Redskins victory. The Minnesota Vikings entered the November 19 game in Atlanta with a spotless 9–0 record, but left with their first loss.

In 1970, the club made its debut on Monday Night Football. The Cowboys lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 38–0. The Cowboys made it to their first Super Bowl and lost to the Baltimore Colts . The Cowboys had to overcome many obstacles during the regular season.

1970 Dallas Cowboys season. The 1970 Dallas Cowboys season was the team’s 11th in the National Football League. The Cowboys scored 299 points and allowed 221 points. For the fifth consecutive season, the Cowboys finished first in their division. In 1970, the club made its debut on Monday Night Football.

The October 8 game ended in dramatic fashion as Redskins safety Ken Houston stopped Cowboy running back Walt Garrison at the Washington one-yard-line as time expired to preserve a 14–7 Redskins victory. The Minnesota Vikings entered the November 19 game in Atlanta with a spotless 9–0 record, but left with their first loss.

When was the last Monday Night Football game played?

Listed below are games played from 1970 to 1989. Some stadiums and teams had multiple names throughout their appearances in the MNF package in this era. First name listed is the stadium/team’s name heading into 1990. All names were seen in the package at least once in this era.