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NFL Draft Draws Best Combined Overnight Rating On ESPN-NFL Network Since '14

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ESPN and NFL Network on Thursday night combined for a 6.7 overnight rating for Round 1 of the NFL Draft, marking the telecast's best figure since a record-setting 8.7 overnight in '14, as fans waited on QB Johnny Manziel's selection. The combined figure is up 6% from a 6.3 overnight last year. ESPN ...

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