Cowboys-Pats game drew in monstrous viewership numbers for CBS

There were plenty of eyes glued to their televisions on Sunday.

Michael Whitaker
Cowboys-Pats game drew in monstrous viewership numbers for CBS

The Dallas Cowboys pulled out a gutsy, entertaining win on Sunday against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium, a 35-29 overtime triumph that ended with a 35-yard walk-off touchdown pass from Dak Prescott to Ceedee Lamb. The win improved the Cowboys to 5-1.

And there were plenty of eyes glued to their televisions for the occasion. In fact, CBS drew in their highest rating since 2015. 

According to media critic Jimmy Traina of Sports Illustrated, Sunday’s game attracted an averaged audience of 23.2 million viewers. Viewership peaked in overtime between 7:30 and 7:45 PM, as nearly 30 million were watching.

Additionally, according to CBS Sports PR, the game was also the most streamed NFL game in history.