NFL: When was the first Monday Night Football played in history?

United States.- The National Football League (NFL) celebrates the start of its 102 season after the beginning of last Thursday, September 9, with the meeting of the defending champion, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, hosting the Dallas Cowboys, at Raymond James Stadium.

On Sunday 12 of the month much of the rest of the activity of week 1 was experienced and this Monday will end a grand opening of the first day, with the grid between Las Vegas Raiders in front of loa Baltimore Ravens, which will be the first version of the Monday Night Football of the year.

It should be remembered that for years the NFL decided to culminate with hostilities on some date with a traditional game on Monday night, which began to develop from the distant 1970, where the Cleveland Browns and the New York Jets were the main franchises. to open up what is now known as Monday Night Football.

Both held the first meeting which returns to the memory of every connoisseur of American football on the distant September 21, 1970. Those with orange helmets received the greens at their still main headquarters for their home games, the Cleveland Stadium, with just over 85 thousand 703 fans, before being reduced to allow a capacity of 67 thousand 895 attendees.

Browns vs. Jets years ago

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The Browns took advantage of their good time to establish themselves as the first team in the sport of tackles to win Monday Night Football in history, by virtue of a 31-21 as a final score. The duel had greater success and a high audience after being broadcast on the ABC network, which until now is a classic to watch a game at night at the beginning of the week to close the regular season schedule.

On this September 13, the first to be played of the 2021-22 period will be the Las Vegas Raiders against the Baltimore Ravens, from the prestigious Allegiant Stadium, which will see the premiere of the “Malosos” for the second year as a new Nevada squad. .

As it is already a tradition, the schedule was not altered for this meeting, so you can enjoy it at 7:15 p.m. (Mexico time), 6:15 p.m. (Culiacán time).


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