- ESPN announced the hiring of Joe Buck and Troy Aikman as the new hosts of Monday Night Football.
- Steve Levy, who lost his Monday Night Football announcing job due to the move, welcomed Buck to ESPN with a classy message.
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ESPN’s Steve Levy is taking the news of his demotion in stride.
On Wednesday, ESPN officially announced that they were replacing the last season’s Monday Night Football broadcast booth consisting of Levy, Brian Griese, and Louis Riddick with Joe Buck and Troy Aikman.
Say hello to ESPN's new Monday Night Football crew
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— ESPN PR (@ESPNPR) March 16, 2022
Not long after the announcement, Levy shared a classy message welcoming Buck to the ESPN team.
— Steve Levy (@espnSteveLevy) March 16, 2022
According to the NY Post’s Andrew Marchand, Levy will still likely call some leftover Monday Night Football games this season that Buck and Aikman won’t call.
Via NY Post
Griese has already left ESPN to become the 49ers quarterback’s coach. Levy and Riddick are the favorites to do the few extra games that Buck and Aikman don’t call, according to sources, as ESPN will have 22 games next season and 25 in 2023.