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NFL Sees 3% Drop In Divisional Overnights Despite 20-Year High For Packers-CowboysPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on
The NFL saw a 3% drop in combined overnight ratings for its four divisional round games this weekend. Leading the way was yesterday's Packers-Cowboys thriller on Fox, which drew a 28.2 overnight -- the best for any divisional game since Panthers-Cowboys drew a 28.6 in '97. Packers-Cowboys projects t...
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