MNF History: 1994
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Notes from the 1994 MNF season:

  • Monday Night Football celebrated its 25th anniversary on the air, and added former Pittsburgh Steeler great Lynn Swann to the broadcasting team as a sideline reporter.

  • MNF finished the 1994-95 television season as the fifth-highest rated show of 146, with a 17.8 average rating, the highest in the show's history.

  • Ten of the 12 playoff teams appeared on MNF in 1994. Those teams were 12-6 on Mondays. The Cleveland Browns and New England Patriots were the two teams that did not grace their presence on Monday Night.

    Home team in CAPS
    *denotes record
    MNF results: 1994
    Date Result
    Sept. 5, 1994 SAN FRANCISCO 44, L.A. Raiders 14
    Sept. 12, 1994 PHILADELPHIA 30, Chicago 22
    Sept. 19, 1994* Detroit 20, DALLAS 17 (OT)
    Sept. 26, 1994 BUFFALO 27, Denver 20
    Oct. 3, 1994 PITTSBURGH 30, Houston 14
    Oct. 10, 1994 Minnesota 27, N.Y. GIANTS 10
    Oct. 17, 1994 Kansas City 31, Denver 28
    Oct. 24, 1994 PHILADELPHIA 21, Houston 6
    Oct. 31, 1994 Green Bay 33, CHICAGO 6
    Nov. 7, 1994 DALLAS 38, N.Y. Giants 10
    Nov. 14, 1994 PITTSBURGH 23, Buffalo 10
    Nov. 21, 1994 N.Y. Giants 13, HOUSTON 10
    Nov. 28, 1994 San Francisco 35, NEW ORLEANS 14
    Dec. 5, 1994 L.A. Raiders 24, SAN DIEGO 17
    Dec. 12, 1994 MIAMI 45, Kansas City 28
    Dec. 19, 1994 Dallas 24, NEW ORLEANS 16
    Dec. 26, 1994 MINNESOTA 21, San Francisco 14

    *Barry Sanders posted the fifth-best MNF running performance with his 194 yards in an overtime victory at Dallas on Sept. 19. He also set the record for rushing attempts (40).

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