NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 10: Singer-songwriter Hank Williams Jr. performs onstage during 2016 CMA Festival - Day 2 at Nissan Stadium on June 10, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Monday Night Football will not open with Hank Williams Jr.’s, “Are You Ready For Some Football?”  ESPN says a song about “all my rowdy friends,” doesn’t make sense with small crowds or no crowds due to Covid.  Or perhaps, with riots going on in major cities it is not politically correct to broadcast the rowdy friends song at this time.

'MNF' Dropping 'All My Rowdy Friends' Intro Due To Empty Stadiums

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALLLL?!?!?! will NOT be asked before "Monday Night Football" games in 2020 ... 'cause ESPN is ditching Hank Williams Jr. 's classic intro for a more COVID-friendly track. Of course, the singer's '"All My Rowdy Friends Are Here On Monday Night" has been part of MNF's presentation dating back to 1989 ...