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ESPN's Week 11 "MNF" Hits 10-Year Ratings Low For Falcons' Close Win Over Seahawks

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 21 / 17

ESPN last night earned a 7.2 rating for the Falcons' 34-31 win over the Seahawks, marking the lowest-rated Week 11 "MNF" matchup since Titans-Broncos drew a 7.2 overnight in '07. Last night's rating is also down 11% from an 8.1 overnight in Week 11 last year, which featured Texans-Raiders from Mexic...

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