NFL opener watched by 26.9 million viewers
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) Fans eagerly welcomed the NFL's return on Thursday night.
The Seahawks' 36-16 win was the third-most watched Thursday night kickoff game in the 13-year history of the event.
The game had a national household rating of 15.5/26.
Ratings represent the percentage of homes with televisions tuned to a program.
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