The NFL bills the Sunday, Monday and now Thursday night games as appointment viewing. The best games, the best teams and the best players, right?
Well if it has felt like that isn’t the case this season, that’s because it’s true. Last night, the Saints ended up blowing out the Packers, adding to the tally of woe.
Winning teams in primetime this season have scored a combined 829 points, while losers have mustered just 419. Winners have scored 30 or more points in 17 of the 20 games. Losers have been held under 20 points 16 times.
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The average score has been 35-21.
So much for being showcases for the best teams and games. The primetime results this season: