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NFL Sees Lowest-Rated Divisional Round In A Decade Despite Many Close Games

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 15 / 18

The NFL this past weekend likely saw its lowest-rated Divisional Playoff round since '09. Each playoff window had its lowest figure in at least a decade, despite three of the four games coming down to the wire. Leading the way over the weekend was yesterday's Vikings-Saints game on Fox, which drew ...

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