The Carolina Panthers are at the Philadelphia Eagles for tonight’s ESPN’s Monday Night Football telecast. Kick-off is 8:30p.m. ET with Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden, and Lisa Salters.
Pre-game action begins at 6:30p.m. ET with Monday Night Countdown. Chris Berman will host with analysts Cris Carter, Mike Ditka, Tom Jackson and Keyshawn Johnson and NFL Insiders Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter. On-site host Stuart Scott, analysts Trent Dilfer and Steve Young, contributor Rick Reilly and Salters will add to the show.
From ESPN PR, here are the anticipated highlights for the show:
- “Gruden Extra with Robert Griffin III: Several months after visiting with former head coach Jon Gruden in his pre-2012 NFL Draft QB Camp, Robert Griffin III returns to share his experiences as a rookie quarterback.
- Rick Reilly Feature – Giants Fan and Hurricane Sandy: During the height of Hurricane Sandy, 28-year-old Giants fan Mike Iann was swept out of his grandparents’ flooded New Jersey home, into the raging waters of a nearby bay. Treading water for hours, Iann sought refuge in a neighbor’s vacant house, where he composed a goodbye letter to his father, fearing the worst. ESPN.com columnist and Countdown essayist Rick Reilly reports.
- Soundtracks” – RG3: In Soundtracks, Countdown relives key in-game audio and goes inside the huddle and on the sidelines with the Redskins captain and first year quarterback.