News: ESPND: Cowboys-Patriots is highest for Fox since '09

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  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Need A Win...By any means necessary Staff Member

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    NEW YORK -- The New England Patriots' comeback win over the Dallas Cowboys drew the highest television rating for a regular-season NFL game on Fox since Brett Favre's return to Green Bay.

    Fox's national broadcast Sunday, mainly the Patriots' 20-16 victory, earned a 17.1 rating and 31 share. It was Fox's third highest-rated regular-season game in the last 10 years and the best since a 17.4 for the Vikings-Packers matchup in 2009.

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    It's because the Pats are America's team.

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