Last night was the last ever Monday Night Football game on ABC. Are you sad? Yeah me neither. Essentially you'll get the same product next year but with flexible scheduling. So that means we'll get some better matchups late in the season. Good gracious anything will be better than the junk that they've shown recent weeks. Al Michaels will still be in the booth, which is a must. However Joe Theismann will also be there. If you're into that kind of drunken guy sounding color commentary.
Fitting that the NY Jets played in the first ever MNF game and the last. Both times they lost by the same exact score. 31-21. Eerie. Vinny Testeverde will be that random trivia question of who threw the last touchdown pass on MNF. Funny cause he probably threw the 1st ever touchdown on MNF. (Just had to do an old man joke with Vinny).
What's all the fuss for? The overall feeling sort of feels like going from middle school to high school. You say good bye at the end of the school year. Some people are sad and sentimental. You share stories of great times and memories. People make it out to be like you'll never see them ever again. But you know you'll see them soon. You're just on vacation for three months. Then you'll be at a new school and see a lot of the same people. The guy you hate will still be there. The cool kids still rule. The dorky girl looks prettier now. But on that first day of school everything seems just like old times.
So next season when Monday Night Football is on ESPN, it'll just feel all normal. Just on a new channel. It takes the push of a few buttons on the remote. So I don't see why all the fuss.
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