MNF History: 1984
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Notes from the 1984 MNF season:

  • 1984 marked the last season for long-time MNF commentator Don Meredith. It was also the first season without Howard Cosell.

  • For the third consecutive year, the Dallas Cowboys bookended the MNF season.

  • The two Super Bowl teams -- Miami and San Francisco -- went a combined 29-3 during the regular season and 5-0 on Monday nights.

  • The MNF finale between Dallas and Miami earned a 25.1 rating and 40 percent share. It is tied for sixth among the highest-rated Monday Night games.

    Home team in CAPS
    *denotes record
    MNF results: 1984
    Date Result
    Sept. 3, 1984 Dallas 20, L.A. RAMS 13
    Sept. 10, 1984 SAN FRANCISCO 37, Washington 31
    Sept. 17, 1984 Miami 21, BUFFALO 17
    Sept. 24, 1984* L.A. RAIDERS 33, San Diego 30
    Oct. 1, 1984 PITTSBURGH 38, Cincinnati 17
    Oct. 8, 1984 San Francisco 31, N.Y. GIANTS 10
    Oct. 15, 1984 DENVER 17, Green Bay 14
    Oct. 22, 1984 L.A. Rams 24, ATLANTA 10
    Oct. 29, 1984* Seattle 24, SAN DIEGO 0
    Nov. 5, 1984 WASHINGTON 27, Atlanta 14
    Nov. 12, 1984 SEATTLE 17, L.A. Raiders 14
    Nov. 19, 1984 NEW ORLEANS 27, Pittsburgh 24
    Nov. 26, 1984 MIAMI 28, N.Y. Jets 17
    Dec. 3, 1984 SAN DIEGO 20, Chicago 7
    Dec. 10, 1984 L.A. Raiders 24, DETROIT 3
    Dec. 17, 1984* MIAMI 28, Dallas 21

    *L.A. Raiders RB Marcus Allen became the third back to score four touchdowns in a Monday Night game. Ron Johnson and Earl Campbell did so in 1972 and '78, respectively.

    *Seattle's Steve Largent became the third player to catch three TD passes in a MNF game; Miami's Mark Clayton equaled that feat in the season finale.

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