Fox said the Nielsen Media Research overnight ratings soared for the final
Sunday of its regular-season coverage of the National Football League as the New
York Jets-Green Bay Packers game at 4 p.m. averaged a 19.2/35.
That was the best rating for a regular-season game since week 15 of the 1996
season, when a Carolina Panthers-San Francisco 49ers game drew a 19.5/38, Fox
The big finish lifted Fox's average 7 percent for the season to 12.8/25.