Why Peyton, Eli Manning aren’t on ESPN ‘Monday Night time Soccer’ broadcast in Week 4

Peyton Manning and Eli Manning have hosted a simulcast on ESPN’s “Monday Night time Soccer” for every of the primary three contests of the season. To this point, this system has been effectively obtained and has matched the outline Peyton gave of it in early August.

“It’s type of like you’re watching the sport at a bar and me and Eli present up and watch the sport with you,” Manning stated, per ProFootballTalk. “[That] is type of the theme. We’re not going to be in a sales space. With my brow and my neck, I couldn’t slot in a sales space. I can match on my sofa at dwelling and Eli may be on his sofa. However we’re going to watch soccer.”

“It was simply too good of a chance — to look at soccer together with your brother, to inform tales, to speak a little bit soccer, I’m trying ahead to it. It’s going to be loads of enjoyable.”

To this point, that setup has labored effectively. The Mannings have offered perception in an off-the-cuff, casual setting and have offered loads of insights. In addition they have introduced in company together with Russell Wilson, Rob Gronkowski and Nick Saban.

Nonetheless, for Week 4, the Manning brothers simulcast is not going to be in motion. This is all the pieces it’s good to learn about when the ManningCast will return and why it is out of motion for a bit.

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Why Peyton, Eli Manning aren’t on ‘Monday Night time Soccer’

The Mannings aren’t going to be on “Monday Night time Soccer” in Week 4 as a result of they’re solely beneath contract to broadcast 10 “Monday Night time Soccer” video games per season with ESPN. Their contract runs three years and spans 30 video games, so ESPN is selecting to present them a couple of weeks off consequently.

The present has been a success ratings-wise, and greater than doubled its viewership from Week 1 to Week 2. Maybe that can immediate ESPN to renegotiate the Mannings’ contract to make sure they will host all (or at the least most) of the community’s 17 Monday night time video games versus simply over half.

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When is the following Manning broadcast on ESPN?

The following Manning broadcast on ESPN will happen throughout Week 7, as Peyton introduced in the course of the Cowboys vs. Eagles sport in Week 3.

That implies that “Monday Night time Soccer with Peyton and Eli” shall be out of motion for 3 weeks. The first broadcast would be the solely possibility with which to look at the Chargers vs. Raiders, Ravens vs. Colts and Titans vs. Payments in Weeks 4 by way of 6 respectively.

It is unclear why ESPN selected to take a three-week hiatus from the present now, however the Manning brothers shall be again for the Seahawks vs. Saints sport on Oct. 25.

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Monday Night time Soccer schedule 2021

There are 13 regular-season “Monday Night time Soccer” broadcasts remaining in 2021 after the Week 4 assembly between the Chargers and Raiders. In Week 5, viewers shall be handled to a conflict between the Ravens and Colts, two groups that made the playoffs in 2020.

That can mark the primary sport because the Raiders-Ravens sport in Week 1 that’s not a divisional matchup.

Week Date Matchup
Week 1 Sept. 13 Las Vegas Raiders vs. Baltimore Ravens
Week 2 Sept. 20 Inexperienced Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions
Week 3 Sept. 27 Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles
Week 4 Oct. 4 Los Angeles Chargers vs. Las Vegas Raiders
Week 5 Oct. 11 Baltimore Ravens vs. Indianapolis Colts
Week 6 Oct. 18 Tennessee Titans vs. Buffalo Payments
Week 7 Oct. 25 Seattle Seahawks vs. New Orleans Saints
Week 8 Nov. 1 Kansas Metropolis Chiefs vs. New York Giants
Week 9 Nov. 8 Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Chicago Bears
Week 10 Nov. 15 San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams
Week 11 Nov. 22 Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New York Giants
Week 12 Nov. 29 Washington Soccer Group vs. Seattle Seahawks
Week 13 Dec. 6 Buffalo Payments vs. New England Patriots
Week 14 Dec. 13 Arizona Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Rams
Week 15 Dec. 20 Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings
Week 16 Dec. 27 New Orleans Saints vs. Miami Dolphins
Week 17 Jan. 3 Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns