Who is playing “Monday Night Football” tonight? Time, TV Channel, NFL Week 9 Game Schedule
“Monday Night Football” could be a defensive battle in Week 9. This week’s game features two teams known for their defense throughout the history of their respective franchises, and in 2021 at least one of ‘between them has a strong defense.
It would be the Steelers. The Pittsburgh defense started the season well, but dealt with injury issues during the team’s struggles early in the season. However, during the team’s three-game winning streak they have played much better and are in good shape with healthy TJ Watt.
The team that will face the Steelers will be the Bears. Chicago’s season did not go as planned. They were hoping to grow up after reaching the playoffs as a No.7 seed last year, but have stumbled in recent weeks. Their defense was good, but they weren’t able to do much on offense.
Will the Bears get back on track offensively against the Steelers? Or will the Steelers stay warm and win their fourth straight game? Here’s everything you need to know about ESPN’s Monday Night Football game for Week 9, including kick-off time and more.
Who is playing “Monday Night Football” tonight?
- Match: Ours at Steelers
- Site: Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Steelers (4-3) host the Bears (3-5) on “Monday Night Football” in Week 9. The two teams move in opposite directions midway through the season.
The Steelers have won three straight games and are starting to find their rhythm. Their offense is averaging just 18.9 points per game, but they are averaging 21.7 points per game during their winning streak. Meanwhile, their defense is in great shape and has allowed 20 points or less in three straight games.
As for the Bears, they had a solid game against the 49ers in which Justin Fields landed a nice touchdown on fourth base. However, they have lost three straight games and have averaged 13 points per game during that span.
Chicago will have to find a way to move the ball against Pittsburgh. The Steelers defense has played well in recent weeks while the Bears offense hasn’t done much under Matt Nagy. The coach is coming back from a COVID-related absence in Week 9, so he will have to show some innovative new ideas if he wants the team’s success to continue as against the 49ers.
What time is the NFL game tonight?
- Dated: Monday 8 November
- Time: 8:15 p.m. ET
“Monday Night Football” will begin at 8:15 p.m. ET. Every Monday night game in 2021 is expected to start at this time.
Which channel is showing ‘Monday Night Football’ tonight?
“Monday Night Football” will air on ESPN in week 9. Steve Levy (play-by-play), Brian Griese (analyst), Louis Riddick (analyst) and Lisa Salters (secondary reporter) will make up the broadcast team .
There will be no alternate broadcast for “Monday Night Football” as the “Manningcast” will not be broadcast.
Streamers will be able to watch the match via Watch ESPN, the ESPN app or using fuboTV, that comes with a seven day free trial.
Meanwhile, viewers in Canada can watch the game on DAZN. free with a 30-day trial.
NFL Live Stream for “Monday Night Football”
Since “Monday Night Football” airs on ESPN, it will be available to stream live on all of the team’s digital platforms (ESPN.com, ESPN App, etc.). It will be the easiest way for cable or satellite viewers to watch the game.
Cable cutters also have many options with which they can stream “Monday Night Football” during the 2021 NFL season.
Chicago Bears 2021 Calendar
|The week||Dated||Opponent||Kick-off time||TV|
|1||September 12||at LA Rams||8:20 p.m. ET||NBC|
|2||September 19||against the Bengals||1 p.m. ET||FOX|
|3||September 26||among browns||1 p.m. ET||FOX|
|4||October 3||against the Lions||1 p.m. ET||FOX|
|5||October 10||among the Raiders||4:05 p.m. ET||SCS|
|6||17 october||against the packers||1 p.m. ET||FOX|
|7||24 october||at the buccaneers||4:25 p.m. ET||SCS|
|8||October 31||against 49ers||1 p.m. ET||FOX|
|9||November 8||at Steelers||8:15 p.m. ET||ESPN|
|11||21 November||against the crows||1 p.m. ET||SCS|
|12||25 november||among the Lions||12:30 p.m. ET||FOX|
|13||December 5||against the cardinals||1 p.m. ET||FOX|
|14||December 12||at the packers||8:20 p.m. ET||NBC|
|15||December 20||against the Vikings||8:15 p.m. ET||ESPN|
|16||December 26||at Seahawks||4:05 p.m. ET||FOX|
|17||January 2||against the giants||1 p.m. ET||SCS|
|18||January 9||among the vikings||1 p.m. ET||FOX|
2021 Pittsburgh Steelers schedule
|The week||Dated||Opponent||Kick-off time||TV|
|1||September 12||to invoices||1 p.m. ET||SCS|
|2||September 19||against the Raiders||1 p.m. ET||SCS|
|3||September 26||against the Bengals||1 p.m. ET||SCS|
|4||October 3||at the packers||4:25 p.m. ET||SCS|
|5||October 10||against the Broncos||1 p.m. ET||Fox|
|6||17 october||against the Seahawks||8:20 p.m. ET||NBC|
|8||October 31||among browns||1 p.m. ET||SCS|
|9||November 8||against bears||8:15 p.m. ET||ESPN|
|ten||14 november||against the Lions||1 p.m. ET||Fox|
|11||21 November||at Chargeurs||8:20 p.m. ET||NBC|
|12||28 november||in Benga||1 p.m. ET||SCS|
|13||December 5||against the crows||4:25 p.m. ET||SCS|
|14||December 9||among the vikings||8:20 p.m. ET||Fox, NFL Network, Amazon Prime Video|
|15||December 19||against the titans||1 p.m. ET||SCS|
|16||December 26||at the chefs||4:25 p.m. ET||SCS|
|17||January 3||against browns||8:15 p.m. ET||ESPN|
|18||January 9||among crows||1 p.m. ET||SCS|
2021 Monday night football schedule
There will be 17 Monday Night Football matches in 2021 although there is no double schedule. That’s because the season has stretched to 17 games over 18 weeks. There will be no “Monday Night Football” during week 18; all matches will be played on Sunday.
|Week 1||September 13||Las Vegas Raiders vs. Baltimore Ravens|
|Week 2||September 20||Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions|
|Week 3||September 27||Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles|
|Week 4||October 4||Los Angeles Chargers vs. Las Vegas Raiders|
|Week 5||October 11||Baltimore Ravens vs. Indianapolis Colts|
|Week 6||October 18||Tennessee Titans vs. Buffalo Bills|
|Week 7||25 october||Seattle Seahawks vs. New Orleans Saints|
|Week 8||November, 1st||Kansas City Chiefs vs. New York Giants|
|Week 9||November 8||Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Chicago Bears|
|Week 10||November 15||San Francisco 49ers vs Los Angeles Rams|
|Week 11||22 november||Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New York Giants|
|Week 12||29 november||Washington Football Team vs. Seattle Seahawks|
|Week 13||December 6||Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots|
|Week 14||December 13||Arizona Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Rams|
|Week 15||December 20||Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings|
|Week 16||December 27||New Orleans Saints vs. Miami Dolphins|
|Week 17||January 3||Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns|