The Manning brothers are returning to the gridiron just in a different way.
Over the next three seasons, Peyton and Eli Manning will host an alternate broadcast of "Monday Night Football" titled "Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli, which will air on ESPN2 and ESPN+. The brothers will broadcast 10 games in each of those years for a total of 30.
Their programming began on ESPNs "Monday Night Football MegaCast"on Sept. 13 with the Las Vegas Raiders-Baltimore Ravens contest, which featured a traditional ESPN and ABC broadcast; the Manning brothers on ESPN2; "Between the Lines"programming on ESPN+; and a Spanish-language presentation on ESPN Deportes.
The Manning brothers will provide"in-the-moment analysis, big picture NFL dialogue, knee-jerk reaction"and historical perspective with "iconic NFL stars Raul Mondesi Jersey , current athletes and celebrities expected to join each week,"according to a .
"Offering multiple Monday Night Football viewing options for the next three seasons continues our innovation efforts and provides additional value for our fans, said Jimmy Pitaro, chairman of ESPN and sports content. "Peyton and Eli will bring a different approach, delving into conversation about broader, big-picture topics while also honing in on the game, much like fans do when watching with their family and friends."
Here are more details on Peyton and Eli Mannings Monday Night Football commentary.
Why Peyton and Eli Manning are on 'Monday Night Football'
On July 19, 2021, ESPN announced Peyton and Eli Manning would be joining Monday Night Football for commentary, a development that has been sought after since Peyton Manning retired in 2015.
Since July of 2019, Peyton Manning has hosted Peytons Places, a show that revisits iconic moments in NFL history Jason Hammel Jersey with former players, coaches and other key figures about football and culture, and "Detail, in which he has broken down current NFL quarterbacks since late 2018, on ESPN+. However, he to host Monday Night Football for multiple years, including reported reasons related to travel, potentially criticizing Eli Manning during his playing career and his perspective that he could be an NFL owner or front office leader.
Now that Eli Manning has retired and Peyton Manning has been involved in broadcasting for multiple years, the partnership seemed more likely to occur.
"This partnership with ESPN and The Walt Disney Company reflects an ongoing, shared commitment to offering fans fun, innovative content," Peyton Manning said in a pre s release. "ESPN+ has been a terrific partner for Omaha Productions Manning's production company Jorge Soler Jersey as we built out The Places franchise and we're excited to co-create a new MegaCast format that will have something for everyone."
Peyton and Eli Manningeach said in an with Fox Sports 1s Colin Cowherd they would be breaking down moments all over the field in their commentary.
"When you play quarterback, you dont just know the quarterback position, you know what the receivers and the offensive line are supposed to do, you know every defense, where theyre supposed to be lined up and the rules and coverages, Eli Manning said. "So the quarterback, you got to know every position, so we can break that down.
How to watch Manning brothers MegaCastTV channel: ESPN2Live stream: ,
"Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli will simulcast on ESPN+ and be televised on ESPN2. According to , Peyton and Eli Manning will be the only hosts of their commentary, with each former player broadcasting from a remote location.
Viewers can watch "Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli via ESPN2 on their respective Alcides Escobar Jersey cable service of fuboTV, . ESPN+ has several subscription options, which can be viewed below.
ProductOverall Price as of Aug. 13ESPN+ Monthly Subscription$6.99/monthESPN+ Annual Subscription$69.99/yearThe Disney Bundle w/Hulu Ad-Supported$19.99/monthThe Disney Bundle w/Hulu No-Ads$13.99/monthUFC PPV Standalone$69.99 eachUFC PPV Package (UFC PPV & ESPN+ Annual)$89.98, then $69.99/yearUFC PPV & The Disney Bundle$83.98, then $13.99/month'Monday Night Football' schedule 2021Start time: 8:15 p.m. ETTV channel: ESPNLive stream: ESPN app
ESPN has beenthe home of "Monday Night Football" since 2006, and for the first time in a while the networkwill be keeping itsbroadcast team together. Steve Levy, Louis Riddickand Brian Griese will enter their second year as the MNF broadcasters as part of a three-man booth. "Monday Night Football" games can be Lucas Duda Jersey streamed via the ESPN app or throughfuboTV, .
"Monday Night Football" games featuring the Manning brothers are denoted with an asterisk. The MegaCast will be available for 10 games total during the 2021 season.
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