The 2013 NFL regular season provided us with a lot of excitement, as it usually does.
There were record-breaking performances by Peyton Manning, the resurgence of Cam Newton, Rex Ryan keeping the Jets relevant despite the most dire of circumstances.
No matter what the circumstances, though, one definitive fact is that we are going to watch on television when the professionals take the field.
So, how many watched on television this past season?
According to a release from AdWeek.com, a lot of people tuned in as usual to watch the NFL regular season in 2013.
Here’s the top 10 list of the most-watched games of the 2013 regular season.
|1.||CBS||Raiders-Cowboys||31.7 million viewers||14.3 HH rating||(Thanksgiving Day)|
|2.||Fox||Packers-49ers||(94% coverage): 28.5 million viewers||16.6||(Sept. 8)|
|3.||CBS||Broncos-Cowboys||(98% coverage): 28.3 million viewers||16.6||(Oct. 6)|
|4.||Fox||Packers-Lions||28.3 million viewers||13.4||(Thanksgiving Day)|
|5.||CBS||Broncos-Chiefs||(86% coverage): 28.1 million viewers||16.7||(Dec. 1)|
|6.||Fox||Cowboys-Giants||(94% coverage): 27.9 million viewers||16.4||(Nov. 24)|
|7.||Fox||Packers-Cowboys||(83% coverage): 27.8 million viewers||16.3||(Dec. 15)|
|8.||Fox||Seahawks-49ers||(78% coverage): 27.7 million viewers||16.2||(Dec. 8)|
|9.||NBC||Eagles-Cowboys||27.4 million viewers||15.5 rating||(Dec. 29)|
|10.||Fox||Eagles-Broncos||(69% coverage): 27.0 million viewers||16.1||(Sept. 29)|
What’s notable from this, is that the vaunted Dallas Cowboys were involved in five of these contests, despite not a lot of those viewers being from the Dallas area.