NEW YORK – The Jets' upset of the rival New England Patriots drew the highest preliminary television rating for a divisional playoff game in 14 years.
New York's 28-21 win Sunday on CBS earned a 26.2 overnight rating and 44 share. The network said Monday it was the best rating for this round since Dallas-Carolina in January 1997.
Ratings represent the percentage of all homes with televisions tuned into a program. Shares represent the percentage of all homes with TVs in use at the time. Overnight ratings measure the country's largest markets.