How ABC's Monday Night Football, a live broadcast of the National Football League, came to be.
Gifford. Cosell. Meredith. There was more action in the booth than there was on the field.
Did You Know?
The release date of Monday, January 14th, 2002 was on the 29th anniversary of the Miami Dolphins defeating the Washington Redskins, 14 to 7, in Super Bowl VII, (VII is 7 in Roman Numerals) and were undefeated in the 1972-73 season, winning all 17 games, with 17 wins and 0 losses record, winning all 14 regular season games and all 3 post-season games. Super Bowl VII's (7 in Roman Numerals) 14 to 7 score is the lowest scoring Super Bowl game. There was just 21 points scored, combined. 14 + 7 = 21. Additional Fact of 7th Super Bowl, The difference was 7 points in Super Bowl 7. 14 minus 7 = 7. See more
On 5 September 1983 when Howard Cosell
made the comment "That little monkey gets loose doesn't he," O.J. Simpson
was not yet a booth commentator. The team was still comprised of Gifford, Meredith, and Cosell. See more
References NFL Monday Night Football