Peyton and Eli Manning to Team Up for 'Monday Night Football' MegaCast

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ESPN has finally landed Peyton Manning as a "Monday Night Football" commentator.
It's just not in a way anyone expected, and it won't be for the full season.

Walt Disney Company announced on Monday a partnership with Manning and his Omaha Productions company in which Peyton and Eli Manning will be part of a "Monday Night Football" MegaCast for 10 games a year the next three seasons.

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Manning, who will be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame next month, has long been rumored as a "Monday Night Football" commentator since he retired after the 2015 season, but the sides were never able to reach an agreement. Now fans will be able to get his views, albeit in a different format and with his brother, who retired last year after leading the New York Giants to two Super Bowl championships.

The Mannings' MegaCast will debut the first three weeks of this season, including the Sept. 13 opener between the Baltimore Ravens and Las Vegas Raiders, with the remaining seven weeks to be announced. It will air on ESPN2 and be streamed on ESPN+ while the standard broadcast will be on ESPN and/or ABC.

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