- The Washington Times - Friday, January 22, 2010

NEW YORK | The NFL has drawn the most viewers for the divisional round of the playoffs in 16 years, with an average of 33 million per game.

The audiences for Arizona-New Orleans, Baltimore-Indianapolis, Dallas-Minnesota and New York Jets-San Diego were up 15 percent from 28.8 million viewers in 2008.

The Cowboys-Vikings game Sunday attracted 37.7 million viewers, the most-watched program on television since last February’s Super Bowl

Jets-Chargers later Sunday drew 35.6 million, followed by the Saturday night game between the Ravens and Colts at 3.06 million. Cardinals-Saints brought an audience of 27.9 million.

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