All “Monday Night Football” games for the rest of the 2020 NFL season are scheduled for the same start time. In Week 3, the good news for fans waiting to watch what might be the NFL game of the year is Monday night games start five minutes earlier than other prime-time games.
Chiefs vs. Ravens on “Monday Night Football” this week is the second of 15 consecutive Monday night games scheduled to start at 8:15 p.m. ET now that the unique, season-opening doubleheader is in the books. Quarterbacks typically hog the spotlight in these prime-time games, and that absolutely will be the case for Kansas City vs. Baltimore.
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With Patrick Mahomes on one side and Lamar Jackson on the other, Chiefs vs. Ravens on Monday night marks the first game in NFL history featuring two former league MVPs under the age of 26. It’s also the fifth game in the last six years featuring the two most recent MVPs. The more recent winner has been victorious in the past two such meetings.
Below is more about the start times for the Monday night game in Week 3, plus everything you need to know to watch Chiefs vs. Ravens on ESPN.
What time is the NFL game tonight?
- Date: Monday, Sept. 28
- Matchup: Kansas City Chiefs at Baltimore Ravens
- Location: M&T Bank Field in Baltimore, Md.
- Start time: 8:15 p.m. ET
With the exception of the season-opening “Monday Night Football” doubleheader back in Week 1, all Monday night games are scheduled for the same start time of 8:15 p.m. ET.
This is the second of five prime-time games on the defending Super Bowl-champion Chiefs’ 2020 schedule. They’ll be back in the national spotlight in Week 6 for a Thursday night game in Buffalo.
The Ravens also have five prime-time games on their 2020 schedule, with Monday night’s Chiefs game being the first. Baltimore will appear in a prime-time slot three weeks in a row from Weeks 12-14 (at Steelers, vs. Cowboys, at Browns).
What channel is ‘Monday Night Football’ on tonight?
ESPN reportedly is trying to negotiate a better TV rights deal with the NFL to negotiate more games in the future, but in 2020, the network’s only package of NFL games is the complete slate of Monday night games. The network will broadcast all “Monday Night Football” games in 2020 on its flagship ESPN channel.
ESPN is available on most cable systems in the United States. The network also is available via satellite providers DirecTV (Channel 206) and Dish Network (Channel 140) as well as IPTV providers AT&T U-verse (Channel 602 for SD; Channel 1602 for HD), Verizon Fios (Channel 70 for SD; Channel 570 for HD) and Google Fiber (Channel 21).
ESPN has a new lineup of commentators for its “Monday Night Football” broadcasts in 2020 after moving on from last year’s broadcast booth duo of Joe Tessitore and Booger McFarland. Steve Levy (play-by-play), Brian Griese (analyst) and Louis Riddick (analyst) will call all Monday night games for ESPN this season. Lisa Salters is still the network’s sideline reporter.
NFL live stream for ‘Monday Night Football’
Because all “Monday Night Football” games in 2020 will broadcast on ESPN, they are available to stream live on all of the network’s digital platforms (ESPN.com, ESPN App, etc.). This should be the streaming preference for anybody who has a cable/satellite subscription but can’t get in front of a TV.
For cord-cutters, there are plenty of live streaming options available to watch “Monday Night Football.” Below is the list.
‘Monday Night Football’ schedule
A total of 17 games are on the “Monday Night Football” schedule in 2020. That includes the two games in the Week 1 doubleheader and no Monday night game in Week 17.
Below is the complete schedule of Monday night games this year.
||New York Giants vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
||Denver Broncos vs. Tennessee Titans
||Las Vegas Raiders vs. New Orleans Saints
||Baltimore Ravens vs. Kansas City Chiefs
||Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons
||New Orleans Saints vs. Los Angeles Chargers
||Dallas Cowboys vs. Arizona Cardinals
||Los Angeles Rams vs. Chicago Bears
||New York Giants vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
||New York Jets vs. New England Patriots
||Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings
||Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Los Angeles Rams
||Philadelphia Eagles vs. Seattle Seahawks
||San Francisco 49ers vs. Buffalo Bills
||Cleveland Browns vs. Baltimore Ravens
||Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
||New England Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills