Monday Night Football on ESPN- Chiefs at Steelers

The Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers is 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 Mike Tomlin:  Steelers Mike Tomlin is one of the most successful, charismatic coaches in the NFL and was recently voted by players as the coach they’d most like to play for.  As the Steelers start their playoff push, Tomlin sits down with fellow Super Bowl-winning head coach Jon Gruden in the MNF bus.
  • Rick Reilly Feature – America’s Veterans:  As the nation honors its military on Veteran’s Day, ESPN.com columnist and Countdown essayist Rick Reilly reports the story of a father and son from Chicago, who are going to all 32 NFL stadiums this season and taking wounded veterans along to each game.
  • Soundtracks – Eric Berry:  After missing most of the 2011 season with a knee injury, safety Eric Berry has played in all eight Chiefs games in 2012.  Soundtracks will feature Eric Berry’s in-game audio during the recent game against the Raiders.