BRISTOL, CT. (WGNO) – According to Richard Deitsch of TheAthletic.com, play-by-play announcer Joe Tessitore and color-analyst Booger McFarland will no longer be on call for ESPN’s Monday Night Football games.
ESPN is going to have a new Monday Night Football booth. Joe Tessitore and Booger McFarland will not return, via sources. The successors will be internal. No decision has been made yet. Both Tessitore and McFarland will remain in prominent roles at ESPN.— Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch) May 9, 2020
According to Deitsch, replacements for Tessitore and McFarland have not yet been disclosed, however, will come from within ESPN. They had been calling MNF games for each of the past two years.
McFarland played at LSU from 1995-1998, before being drafted by Tampa Bay in the first round of the 1999 NFL Draft.
The Saints will play two Monday Night Football games in the 2020 season. Week two at the Raiders, and week five vs Chargers.
by: WGNO Web Desk