Seahawks-Cardinals ‘Sunday Night Football” scores an 11.6 overnight rating, down 15% from 2015

 

I wondered whether people hate-watching a low-scoring, nobody-wants-to-win-this (and nobody did!) contest might improve the NFL’s primetime ratings woes. So bad it’s good?! Maybe.

The “Awful Bowl,” a 6-6 overtime tie between the Seattle Seahawks and the Arizona Cardinals  drew a 11.6 overnight rating . That’s down 14.7 % versus the 13.6 overnight for the week 7 Sunday Night Football matchup in 2015 (Eagles-Panthers), but that’s a big improvement versus last week’s 9.0 overnight for the Colts-Texans matchup that was down 38% verus the 2015 week 6 contest.

Top local markets via NBC Sports PR:

Seattle 47.9/67
Phoenix 31.7/49
Portland 24.5/38
Albuquerque 17.6/28
Las Vegas 17.2/26
New Orleans 15.8/22
Denver 15.6/28
Richmond & Sacramento 15.1/24
Norfolk 14.7/23

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