Super Bowl TV ratings hit 10-year low for Patriots win

05 February, 2019, 05:28 | Author: Marlene Myers
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They have made the Kansas City Chiefs the favorites to wrest the Lombardi Trophy away from the New England Patriots.

Tom Brady No. 12 of the New England Patriots shouts in the second half Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., on February 3, 2019. (Steven Senne/AP) Some fans couldn't help but embrace each other after the record-breaking victory. The Patriots have won six Super Bowl titles in 17 years. They are now tied with the Steelers for most in National Football League history.

With young stars propelling teams to new heights on offense, overall NFL TV ratings rose 5 percent during the regular season, and the AFC championship game between the Patriots and Chiefs on January 20 rose 26 percent compared with the playoff game in the same time slot the year before.

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"Worst game I've ever been to", he said of the Super Bowl, which featured dismal performances by both the New England Patriots' and Los Angeles Rams' offenses, reported TMZ. "Neither scored a touchdown in Super Bowl LIII". They previously won by 3, 3, 3, 4 and 6 points.

The Rams' Johnny Hekker's 65-yard punt was also longest in Super Bowl history.

After the Patriots beat the Rams 13-3 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Sunday night, head coach Bill Belichick reminded the doubters during his interview with CBS' Jim Nantz that New England is "still here".

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