ESPN's "Monday Night Football" averaged 14.7 million total viewers over the course of 17 games. The sports network got a boost from its final NFL broadcast in 2010, as the Dec. 27 NFC South battle
between the Saints and Falcons whipped up 19.1 million fans, making it the third-most watched telecast in cable history, per Adweek
. Nine of this season's 17 MNF broadcasts delivered in excess
of 15 million viewers, per Nielsen live-plus-same-day ratings data.