ABC recently announced the full ESPN 2020 NFL Monday Night Football schedule featuring a battle of MVP’s and two appearances from Tom Brady and his Buccaneers.
You can see the 2020 ESPN Monday Night Football schedule below, as well as the press release from ABC.
(All times are ET)
2020 ESPN NFL Monday Night Football Preseason Schedule–
August 20 at 8PM- New York Jets vs. Detroit Lions
August 24 at 8PM- Washington Redskins vs. Indianapolis Colts
2020 ESPN NFL Monday Night Football Regular Season Schedule-
September 14 at 7:15PM- Pittsburgh Steelers at New York Giants
September 14 at 10:10PM- Tennessee Titans at Denver Broncos
September 21 at 8PM- New Orleans Saints at Las Vegas Raiders*
September 28 at 8PM- Kansas City Chiefs at Baltimore Ravens
October 5 at 8PM- Atlanta Falcons at Green Bay Packers
October 12 at 8PM- Los Angeles Chargers at New Orleans Saints
October 19 at 8PM- Arizona Cardinals at Dallas Cowboys
October 26 at 8PM- Chicago Bears at Los Angeles Rams
November 2 at 8PM- Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New York Giants
November 9 at 8PM- New England Patriots at New York Jets
November 16 at 8PM- Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears
November 23 at 8PM- Los Angeles Rams at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
November 30 at 8PM- Seattle Seahawks at Philadelphia Eagles
December 7 at 8PM- Buffalo Bills at San Francisco 49ers
December 14 at 8PM- Baltimore Ravens at Cleveland Browns
December 21 at 8PM- Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals
December 28 at 8PM- Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots
* Also simulcast on ABC
May 8, 2020- The 51st season of Monday Night Football will kick off on ESPN with a doubleheader Monday, Sept. 14 – Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New York Giants(7:15 p.m. EDT) and Tennessee Titans vs. Denver Broncos (10:10 p.m. EDT / 8:10 p.m. MT). ESPN’s 17-game prime-time schedule in 2020 will feature 11 of 12 playoff teams from 2019, including both the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs and NFC champion San Francisco 49ers.
On MONDAY, SEPT. 21 (8:00 p.m. EDT), the 50th anniversary of ABC’s first Monday Night Football game (Sept. 21, 1970, New York Jets vs. Cleveland Browns), ESPN and ABC will combine to televise the Raiders’ first game in Las Vegas against Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints at brand-new Allegiant Stadium. It will be ABC’s first regular season NFL telecast in 15 years after televising ABC’s “Monday Night Football” from 1970-2005.
In the “Monday Night Football” opener, two-time Super Bowl champion Ben Roethlisberger, who missed most of last season with an injury, is expected to make his return to the field for the Steelers against Saquon Barkley and the Giants at MetLife Stadium in a matchup of legendary NFL franchises.
In the late game, Drew Lock and the Broncos host Ryan Tannehill and the Titans, which advanced to last season’s AFC Championship. The Broncos – who last hosted a “Monday Night Football” opener in 2017 – will extend the NFL’s longest current streak, appearing on “Monday Night Football” for the 29th consecutive season (1992-present).
Beginning in week two, “Monday Night Football” games will start at 8 p.m. EDT (kickoff at 8:15 p.m. EDT). Suzy Kolber will host the “Monday Night Countdown” pregame show throughout the season (6:00 p.m. EDT), as well as halftime and post-game “SportsCenter” coverage, from the “Monday Night Football” stadium.
All “Monday Night Football” games will be streamed live on all devices via the ESPN App. Note: Fans must receive ESPN’s networks as part of their video subscription from an affiliated provider to watch “Monday Night Football” on the ESPN App.
ESPN Deportes, ESPN’s 24-hour Spanish-language domestic sports network, will again offer a Spanish language production of “Monday Night Football”games in 2020.
Other 2020 “Monday Night Football” highlights include the following:
- Battle of the MVPs: Patrick Mahomes, the 2018 NFL MVP, faces Lamar Jackson, the 2019 MVP, as the Super Bowl champion Chiefs travel to Baltimore in a key matchup of 2019 AFC playoff teams (Sept. 28).
- ‘Tampa 2’ for Tom Brady – Six-time Super Bowl championTom Brady will make two MNF appearances with his new team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at Giants, Nov. 2, and vs. Rams, Nov. 23).
- NFC Wild Card Rematch – After a 17-9 road win in their NFC Wild Card meeting in January, the Seahawks will return to Philadelphia (Nov. 30) this fall to play the revenge-minded Eagles.
- Super Bowl Contenders Collide – Looking to repeat as NFC champions, the 49ers host the Bills in the Bay Area on Dec. 7 in a matchup of 2019 playoff teams with Super Bowl aspirations.
- Appearances by 11 of 12 playoff teams from 2019 – Baltimore Ravens (twice), Buffalo Bills (twice), Green Bay Packers, Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots (twice), New Orleans Saints (twice), Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks and Tennessee Titans.
- Appearances by both Super Bowl teams – Chiefs (at Ravens, Sept. 28) and 49ers (vs. Bills, Dec. 7).