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New Orleans Saints deliver highest TV ratings in NFL for Week 2 of preseason

Saints-Chargers game produces a 34.1 rating

The New Orleans Saints' 19-17 comeback win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, Aug. 18 delivered a 34.1 TV rating, highest in the NFL by nearly 10 points.

The Chiefs had the second-highest rating with a 24.4. The Saints' afternoon game was broadcast nationally by CBS (WWL-4 locally) and also delivered a 52 household share, again tops in the NFL. Seattle was second with a 46 share.

In the NFC South, the Carolina Panthers had the second-highest rating (10.6), the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were third (7.5) and the Atlanta Falcons were fourth (5.8).

The Saints (1-1 preseason) play at the New York Jets on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Fox-8 (Gray Communications) has the broadcast,

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