Will MNF believe the 49ers-Cards hype?

The San Francisco 49ers and Arizona Cardinals have faced each other on "Monday Night Football" in each of the past four seasons.

That matchup would seem to lack appeal for 2011 given the state of the quarterback situations for both teams. Then again, one year ago, no one knew the Week 17 game between St. Louis and Seattle would be flexed into prime time.

A look at NFC West appearances on "Monday Night Football" over the past four seasons while waiting for the NFL to announce its schedule for 2011 ...

2007-2010 Monday Night Appearances