Monday Night FootballWestwood One Sports is the radio home of the NFL, together with Sunday Evening Football, Monday Evening Soccer, the Playoffs, and the Super Bowl, as well as NCAA Football, NCAA Basketball, the Men’s and Girls’s NCAA Basketball Tournaments and far more. After beginning with critical acclaim, Meredith started to take his weekly assignments less severely, while also starting an acting profession. By 1973 , his motivation for the broadcasts appeared extremely suspect, given incidents during a trio of contests. On October 29, Meredith was consuming during the Buffalo Bills – Kansas City Chiefs game, which was preceded one week earlier by his pre-game analysis of the Denver Broncos – Oakland Raiders recreation: “We’re in the Mile High Metropolis and I positive am” – a not-so-refined reference to his use of marijuana at the time. Lastly, during the Pittsburgh Steelers – Washington Redskins recreation on November 5, he referred to U.S. President Richard Nixon as “Tricky Dick”.

The 2001 season of MNF featured a season-long campaign selling the anticipated 20,000th level scored in MNF history. Denver Broncos kicker Jason Elam completed the task with a discipline purpose throughout a 38-28 loss at Oakland on November 5. The three points also put Elam over 1,000 points for his profession. In addition, the scoring bug reverted to utilizing the crew abbreviations, versus the nickname scheme used in the earlier season.

The Jaguars can’t determine on a quarterback, or whether they’re tanking this season. They gave quarterback Nick Foles a four-12 months, $88 million contract with $50 million assured in the offseason, solely to rally around whiskered wonder Gardner Minshew II when Foles was harm. Then they went back to Foles. Now they’re again to Minshew Jacksonville has misplaced all four of its video games because the cat second, averaging 13.5 points.

The community additionally brought again Hank Williams Jr. to carry out All My Rowdy Friends Are Here on Monday Evening, which for the primary time since 2011, he performed solo, as Florida Georgia Line and Jason Derulo departed after two seasons. The intro to Monday Night Soccer additionally celebrated the 50th season of Monday Night Football with NFL Legends and Hall of Famers saying “Are you prepared for some soccer?” earlier than Hank Williams Jr. begins playing.

In some circumstances, the program is moved to a sister station of the ABC affiliate to air live as an alternative (for instance, until 2011 within the Minneapolis – St. Paul market, when NBC affiliate KARE took over as the native broadcaster of MNF video games, if the Minnesota Vikings were enjoying a sport being simulcast on local ABC affiliate KSTP-TELEVISION , sister impartial station KSTC-TELEVISION aired DWTS reside). In 2016, for the opening week Monday evening game (the second in a doubleheader) between the Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers , the ABC-owned stations in both markets ( KABC-TV and KGO-TV ) would broadcast World News Tonight and DWTS in their live Eastern Time Zone slots, thus airing at three:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. PT respectively.