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Gold Jackets Film in New Show Open for ESPN’s Monday Night Football

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07/16/2016

The Pro Football Hall of Fame continues to celebrate excellence EVERYWHERE as Gold Jackets Franco Harris, Jerry Rice, Barry Sanders and Bruce Smith participated in a spectacular ESPN Monday Night Football production for the new 2016 show open that was taped on Thursday.
 
The new open will debut during the NFL's Kickoff Weekend on Monday, Sept. 12, when ESPN hosts a doubleheader, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Washington Redskins; and Los Angeles Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers.
 
Shooting on location in Orange County, Calif., the ESPN’s opening promo is guaranteed to get fans pumped for the 2016 NFL Season. The production does an amazing job of capturing the impact and magnitude of Monday Night’s featured game.
 
With high energy music and an extremely exciting atmosphere, fans and players will enjoy watching the gridiron’s best of the best in action.
 
“I have to tell you, it was quite an experience shooting this commercial,” said Smith (Class of 2009). “I’m thoroughly looking forward to watching this commercial every Monday night.”
 
“It was an honor and privilege to have worked with such great men that has built this game to what it is today as well as have an impact on Monday Night Football,” concluded ESPN producer Jay Rothman.

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The ESPN Monday Night Football crew will join forces once again with the Pro Football Hall of Fame, as they will produce the 2016 NFL/Hall of Fame Game at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium where the Green Bay Packers will face the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, Aug. 7.

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