Parcells inks ESPN deal for Monday nights


NEW YORK -- Former NFL coach Bill Parcells has signed with ESPN as an analyst for the channel's "Monday Night Football" telecasts.

Parcells will be a part of ESPN's 90-minute "Monday Night Countdown" from its Bristol, Conn., studios just before the "MNF" games. He also will co-host a Friday night program during NFL season on ESPN Radio with Chris Mortensen and write for

Parcells was head coach of the Dallas Cowboys, which he led for four seasons before stepping down in January. He has been a coach for 19 seasons and won the Super Bowl twice with the New York Giants.

He worked as a studio analyst for ESPN's "Sunday NFL Countdown" in 2002 and was a guest analyst for ESPN and a studio/game analyst for NBC Sports in 1991 and 1992.