Vince Young and the Tennessee Titans will face Maurice Jones-Drew and the Jacksonville Jaguars in a key AFC South division matchup on ESPN’s Monday Night Football Oct. 18 at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN HD. Mike Tirico and analysts Jon Gruden and Ron Jaworski will call the game, and Michele Tafoya and Suzy Kolber will provide updates throughout the day from EverBank Field.
Monday’s telecast will begin with a Frank Gifford vignette highlighting the last time the Titans and Jaguars met on Monday night, when Steve McNair and Eddie George led Tennessee to a 27-13 victory in the franchise’s MNF debut in 2000.
ESPN’s “game around the game” studio coverage will begin at noon on SportsCenter, followed by NFL Live (3:30 p.m.) and NFL PrimeTime (4 p.m.). The 90-minute Monday Night Countdown pregame will begin at 7 p.m. with host Chris Berman and analysts Cris Carter, Mike Ditka, Tom Jackson, Keyshawn Johnson, Chris Mortensen, and NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Stuart Scott and analysts Matt Millen and Steve Young will contribute from the stadium.