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Rams-Chiefs shootout also put up big numbers in the ratings

The game rating peaked at 12.5 on the Chiefs’ final drive from 11:45 p.m. – 12 a.m.

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Jared Goff hugs Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. –AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

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Monday Night Football’s Rams-Chiefs shootout also put up big numbers in the ratings.

ESPN’s broadcast of the Rams’ 54-51 victory over the Chiefs earned an 11.3 overnight rating, according to Nielsen. It is the best overnight rating for an ESPN MNF game since 2014 (12.1, Dallas-Washington, Oct. 27, 2014) and ESPN’s highest overnight rating since the College Football Playoff National Championship Game on January 8.

The Chiefs-Rams overnight rating was a 57 percent increase over the 7.2 rating for the week 11 game (Atlanta-Seattle) last season