I think it’s a return to our past in that it’s such an iconic song associated with football,” Stephanie Druley, an ESPN senior vice president, told the newspaper. “It was the original. It belongs to ‘Monday Night Football.’ It really is about returning to what fans know.Williams won’t be alone in the new version of the opening, which was filmed in Nashville over the weekend. He’ll be joined by two contemporary music artists whose names have not yet been released.The song and it’s famous opening words first appeared on “MNF” in 1989. It was dropped, however, in 2011 after Williams criticized a golf outing between President Barack Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner.