For the second time in three weeks, the official "" broadcast on ESPN has company from a second game on Monday night.

The NFL has been forced to tweak its schedule to account for COVID-19 protocols, and so the Arizona Cardinals and Dallas Cowboys won't be alone Monday in Week 6. The Kansas City Chiefs and Buffalo Bills will serve as the opening act on a night that should see tons of impre sive quarterback play, along with Andy Dalton intrigue as he takes over for the injured Dak Prescott.


In the early game, it'll be Patrick Mahomes facing off with Josh Allen as two previously undefeated teams come off the sting of Week 5 lo ses. In the nightcap, Dalton will look to prove he's good enough to get the Cowboys David Robertson Jersey to the postseason, while Arizona will be led by Kyler Murray in the first prime-time outing of 2020 for one of the NFL's most dynamic quarterbacks.

Below is more about the matchups, plus everything to know about how to watch "Monday Night Football."

Who plays on 'MondayNight Football'tonight?Game 1Matchup:Kansas City Chiefs at Buffalo BillsLocation:Bills Stadium in Buffalo, New YorkGame 2Matchup: Arizona Cardinals at Dallas CowboysLocation:AT&T Stadium in Dallas Texas

The nightcap between the Arizona Cardinals and Dallas Cowboys is this week's official "Monday Night Football" game on ESPN. It'll be the first prime-time appearance of the season for Lenny Dykstra Jersey the Kyler Murray-DeAndre Hopkins pairing, while Andy Dalton will make an anticipated return to prime time as the starting quarterback for the Cowboys.

The Chiefs and Bills were originally slated to be Week 6's "Thursday Night Football" game. That had to be moved once Bills-Titans was postponed until last Tuesday. Buffalo was slated to get its first prime-time opportunity against Kansas City, but the rescheduled game against the Titans turned out to be that chance. The Bills didn't run with it, losing to Tenne see, 42-16.

What time is the NFL game tonight?Chiefs vs. BillsDate:Monday, Oct. 19Kickoff time:5:00 p.m. ET

This will be an unusually early NFL weekday start time. That comes due to the rescheduling done to fit Chiefs-Bills on the Week 6 slate. The Week 1 doubleheader saw games start at 7:10 and 10:20, and even the shifting that was done in Week 4 didn't see the earlier Monday game start until 7:00.

The early start time provides a Sean Rodriguez Jersey chance for viewers to watch six-plus consecutive hours of NFL on a Monday night.

Cowboys vs. CardinalsDate: Monday, Oct. 5Kickoff time: 8:15 p.m. ET

With the exception of the season-opening "Monday Night Football" doubleheader in Week 1 and the altered Week 4 schedule, ESPN's Monday night games are scheduled to always start at 8:15 p.m. ET.

That works out to a 7:15 local start in Dallas and a 6:15 start for viewers in the Phoenix, Arizona hub of the Cardinals. It'll be the first time the Cardinals kick off later than 2:25 p.m. local time in Arizona. The NFL did do late shifting of start times during the Week 4 schedule alterations, but that seems unlikely this time around, since a three hour and fifteen minute gap should be enough to not have the games overlap (or if they do, it'll only be a few minutes).

What channel is 'MondayNight Football'on tonight?Chiefs vs. BillsTV channel:Fox | NFL NetworkLive stream:|

This game will get the Fox-NFL Network simulcast thanks to its rescheduling from Thursday night. Beginning in Week 5, the "Thursday Night Football" games are simulcast acro s those two channels, and Fox maintains its TNF rights-holding by getting to broadcast this rescheduled game.

Joe Buck and Troy Aikman look lined up to announce this game for Fox, despite them also announcing a game Sunday. Buck and Aikman are the usual TNF crew, and no announcement has been made about a change from the usual "Thursday Night Football" operation despite the rescheduling.

Cowboys vs. CardinalsTV channel: ESPNLive stream: |

ESPN reportedly is Blank Jersey trying to negotiate a better TV rights deal with the NFL to negotiate more games in the future, but in 2020, the network's only package of NFL games is the complete slate of Monday night games. The network will broadcast all "Monday Night Football" games in 2020 on its flagship ESPN channel.

ESPN is available on most cable systems in the United States. The network also is available via satellite providers DirecTV (Channel 206) and Dish Network (Channel 140) as well as IPTV providers AT&T U-verse (Channel 602 for SD; Channel 1602 for HD), Verizon Fios (Channel 70 for SD; Channel 570 for HD) and Google Fiber (Channel 21).

ESPN has a new lineup of commentators for its "Monday Night Football" broadcasts in 2020 after moving on from last year's broadcast booth duo of Joe Te sitore and Booger McFarland. Steve Levy (play-by-play), Brian Griese (analyst) and Louis Riddick (analyst) will call all Monday night games for ESPN this season. Lisa Salters is still the network's sideline reporter.

NFL live stream for 'Monday Night Football'

In regards to Cardinals-Cowboys: Because all "Monday Night Football" games in 2020 will broadcast on ESPN, they are available to stream live on all of the network's digital platforms (, ESPN App, etc.). This should be the streaming preference for anybody Larry Bowa Jersey who has a cable/satellite subscription but can't get in front of a TV.

The Bills-Chiefs game features slightly different streaming options due to its broadcast on Fox and not on ESPN. You won't be able to stream Bills-Chiefs on the ESPN app, but you will be able to use Fox's streaming service, . The other streaming options still apply.

For cord-cutters, there are plenty of live streaming options available to watch "Monday Night Football." Below is the Jim Bunning Jersey list.

Streaming optionCable subscription needed?Free?CostFree trial?YesYes--YesYes--NoYes--NoNo$60/monthYesNoNo$55/monthYesNoNo$55/monthYesNoNo$30/monthYesNoNo$65/monthYes"Monday Night Football" schedule

The schedule of NFL games on Monday nights keeps shifting due to COVID-19, although no games have been added to ESPN's official "Monday Night Football" docket. Rather, they've been broadcast on the networks that were already slated to show those games.

Below is the complete schedule of Monday night games this year.

Week 1Sept. 14New York Giants vs. Pittsburgh SteelersWeek 1Sept. 14Denver Broncos vs. Tenne see TitansWeek 2Sept. 21Las Vegas Raiders vs. New Orleans SaintsWeek 3Sept. 28Baltimore Ravens vs. Kansas City ChiefsWeek 4Oct. 5New England Patriots at Kansas City ChiefsWeek 4Oct. 5Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta FalconsWeek 5Oct. 12New Orleans Saints vs. Los Angeles Chargers