Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

NFL Playoffs Facts and Figures for Wild-Card Weekend:

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

NFL Playoffs Facts and Figures for Wild-Card Weekend:

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Facts and figures for wild-card weekend:

TV'S TEAM: Yes, TV ratings are down. But imagine where they'd be if not for the resurgence of the Dallas Cowboys aka "America's team." Five of the six most popular games the second half of the season featured the Cowboys. Their games averaged 23.7 million viewers, or ? according to Fox ? more than the 2016 World Series (23.4 million) and 2016 NBA Finals (20.2 million).

NFL RUNDOWN: Figures released this week showed that teams ran the ball an average of just 26 times a game this season, the fewest in league history. But before you throw another shovel of dirt on something so 20th century as a good running back, consider: Six playoff teams boasted a 1,000-yard rusher.

JUST SAYIN': Something for Steelers Nation to fret over all week if the Steelers take care of business today and set up a trip to Arrowhead Stadium and a date with the Chiefs Sunday. …

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